Elisman ready to take ACCO helm

Soon-to-be ACCO CEO Boris Elisman got his first taste of a quarterly earnings call with analysts yesterday.Elisman handled most of…

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 boxes: crisis or opportunity?

In the past few months, these headlines have dominated industry news:  Hewlett-Packard (HP) announces plans to lay off 15,000 employees The…

JumpTech: powering up the dealers

OPI: It seems JumpTech has been on a roll since you bought the company in 2000 (see box ‘A jump ahead…

Search begins for new BPGI CEO

Jim Preston, CEO of purchasing consortium BPGI, has announced that he is to retire. Preston has been at the helm of…

Big Interview: Richard Scharmann

Tough Times Richard Scharmann has his irons in so many fires that he’s superbly placed to give OPI an overview…

Schneider interview

Green and proud For the CSR category at the European Office Products Awards (EOPA) 2011, the judges were looking for…

Sales-i

SaaS on the march OPI: This time last year there was a lot of talk about it being a breakthrough…

Alpha names Marketing & E-Commerce Manager

 European EOS distributor Alpha International has named Niek von Reth as Marketing and E-Commerce Manager. Von Reth joins Alpha from Xerox…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…