Monday, 30 March, 2020

Technology Solutions Special: Failure to appear

The biggest issue facing most independents today is failure to appear in internet searches. I know, I know, many will say they are B2B only and don't want random internet shoppers. However, these independents...

5 mins with… Savannah Guernsey

Describe yourself in one sentence.I don't like to sit still, physically or mentally.  What's your most prized possession? If I had to pick something, it would be the first edition of Toni Morrison's Beloved that...

Final Word from Anil Abrol

I read with great interest last month's Plastic Soup Hot Topic where Michelle Sturman pointed out that the world is awash with single-use plastic packaging. Thankfully, countries all over the world — especially coastal and island...

Comment June 2018

Wow! No sooner had the ink dried on Thomas Schinkel's opinion piece on the potential merger of SP Richards (SPR) and Essendant (page 30), that the cat was set right among the pigeons with...

Final Word from Brad O’Brien

As a country with a population of just under 25 million people, Australia could be considered a minor player with a relatively small office products market in the great scheme of our industry. However,...

5 mins with… Jolanda de Vries

What’s your life philosophy? Be curious and positive. What do you do in your spare time? Cooking, sports, and spending as much time as I can with family and friends. Optimist or pessimist? Definitively optimist. For me the glass...

Comment February 2018

A few weeks into 2018 and most New Year’s resolutions will already have fallen by the wayside. And while nobody really cares if you’re back on the biscuits as opposed to eating superfoods, from a...

5 mins with… Tricia Burke

What special skill do you possess? I am an excellent poster maker. It dates back to my high school days. Need a poster? Call me!What scares you? I have an unusual fear of water towers. I...

Final word with Bryan Croft

All the research – and all of my experience – shows that happy employees make for more productive employees which in turn results in a more successful company. Not rocket science and just common...

Generation Game with Henry Wisbey-Broom

According to a recent UK study conducted by Free Office Finder on the use of social media at work, 51% of employees claim that social networking makes them less productive at work, with 9%...

Comment December/January 2017/18

There are two big themes in this final OPI edition of the year: Amazon Business – or simply Amazon – and the growing importance of health and well-being in the workplace.Let’s start with Amazon...

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