Monday, 20 January, 2020

Up Like A Rocket… And Down Like One

U S-based internet-only retailer Value America (VA) woke up from its .com dream at 8.30am on December 29th last year.…

Avery Dennison – The Growth Factor

With a strong management team in place, and a forward-looking business strategy, Avery Dennison Office Products is positioned well for…

David Brient – Dudley

OPI: David, it's been three years since you were last interviewed by OPI. Dudley's sales then stood at about £71M…

Ireland – When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

One quick glimpse at Dublin's skyline would be enough to convince any onlooker that the Irish economy is going through…

SP Richards – Advantage Business Conference 2000

The Advantage Business Conference 2000, SP Richards' (SPR) second annual conference aimed at the US office products reseller community, will…

Australia – Down Under in Overdrive!

Sense Of Familiarity The beautiful people of Bondi Beach, masters of surf and sand, sporting their suntans in the pavement…

BPIA: Time For Change!

BPIA: Gasping For Air The birth of the power channel and the consolidation of the US dealer community in the…

Building Hope

My involvement in fighting this dreaded disease started when my mother died 25 years ago. At the time, I felt…

Esselte – Focus On Growth

Not only was Esselte the biggest exhibitor, appearing for the first time with all its brands in one place, but…

Rick Lepley – Office Depot

OPI: Rick, could we start off with some background on what led you to Poland in the first place? RL:…

Turkey: A Centre For The Middle East

There are no official figures available for the size of the Turkish office products market, because no comprehensive surveys have…

Bill Armstrong – Spicers

OPI: Bill, let's start off with a résumé of Spicers' sales growth over the last couple of years. BA: Sure.…

Freeserve And A Free UK Retailer?

Fears of deflationary trends eating into margins and rising interest rates have been affecting sentiment in the UK general retail…

Lexmark – Printing Passion!

Media Accolades Lexmark was also selected as one of the world's 100 best-managed companies by Industry Week magazine. The honour…

Mexico – Set For Spectacular Growth!

These are exciting times for the office products industry in Mexico, particularly if your name happens to be Carlos Slim.…

Vendors Size Up To Power ‘Partners’

In the end, everything comes down to power. In the office products space, particularly in the USA, the eternal tussle…

Bic: The Speed Of Change!

Mention the word 'Bic'anywhere in the world and most people will know what you are talking about. In the countries…

Big Read

Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…