Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Big interview: Bruno Peyroles

Fresh from being crowned as Reseller of the Year at the recent European Office Products Awards in Frankfurt, Bureau Vallée’s…

Big interview: Charlie Cleary

Charlie Cleary has brought his dealer group – or buying group – through a lot of change in the last few…

Big Interview: Bud Mundt, AOPD

With all the current talk of dealer group mergers, dealer defections and spin-off groups, dealer network organisation AOPD represents something…

Big Interview: Tomas Bergström

Private equity group Litorina is transforming the Swedish OP market. OPI finds out moreA major announcement in the Swedish office…

Big Interview: Alan Ball

It's unprecedented for the same person to be the subject of an OPI Big Interview twice in the space of…

Big Interview: Dave Jenkins

Anyone who is familiar with the South African office supplies and stationery industry will know what a traditional place it…

Focusing on the essentials

Despite the uncertainties surrounding the office supplies industry, United Stationers’ share price is bucking the trend and is trading at…

Channel crossing

Big box sales and profit growth – not to mention retail expansion – isn’t something you see every day in…

Going for the HP experience

Steve Sakumoto is a familiar face to many in the US OP industry. He is VP and General Manager of…

Interview: Keeping up to speed

OPI: Can you begin by telling us about some of the recent product developments at BMI? Craig Greitzer: Most of…

Big Interview: Büroring’s Managing Director, Ingo Dewitz

In the first two-page interview with Ingo Dewitz (see ‘Man of the trade’, European Annual Review 2014, page 14), Büroring’s Managing…

Interview: United we stand

At the end of September, OPI met up with United Stationers CEO Cody Phipps in Chicago for a frank and wide-ranging…

Interview: Humble Hummel

Central New York’s largest independent dealer Hummel’s Office Plus was founded in 1934 by Harrison J Hummel, grandfather of the dealer’s…

Channel challenges

Steve Sakumoto, VP and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard’s US Supplies Sales Organization, Printing and Personal Systems, joined the global IT giant …

Interview: Ingo Dewitz

Büroring is one of Germany’s two main dealer groups or, more precisely, dealer-owned cooperatives. At its helm, from a daily operations…

Langdown on XPD’s new Pi initiative

Initiatives to help independent dealers in the UK reduce cost to serve seem to be coming thick and fast. The…

Interview: MBS Dev’s Paul Hesser

Flexibility and understanding customers are at the heart of both MBS Dev’s own approach and its offering to dealers, according…

VOW reports share gains

OPI speaks to Vasanta's Steve Haworth following Q1 sales releaseIt was something of a first to receive a first quarter…

Big Interview: Benedikt Erdmann

Benedikt Erdmann has been head of leading German dealer group Soennecken – a business of many parts – since 1996.…

Complete Office’s Ted Walter – interview

Complete Office is one of the shining independent dealer success stories. Though a fairly new business, leadership from some very experienced…

Big Read

HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…