Survey reveals office wood benefits

Researchers at the University of Canberra in Australia have explored the effect of wood in the workplace.As reported by the Australian…

Steelcase survey reveals informal space trend

A recent study by office furniture vendor Steelcase has shed some light on what people really want from their workplace.A…

OP Confidence Survey Q4 2017

The OPI Business Supplies Confidence survey Q4 2017 survey shows that confidence levels have remained steady when compared to Q3 2017. The US…

OP Confidence Survey Q3 2017

The OPI Business Supplies Confidence survey Q3 2017 survey shows that confidence levels have risen marginally when compared to Q2 2017. Despite a…

OP Confidence Survey Q2 2017

The OPI Business Confidence survey Q2 2017 survey reveals that confidence levels have fallen marginally when compared to Q1 2017.  A shrinking core…

Amazon Business report out now

Amazon Business accounted for 23% of customers’ total business supplies purchases in 2016 and is set to rise significantly in…

OP Confidence Survey Q1 2017

The OPI Business Confidence survey Q1 2017 survey reveals that confidence levels have remained the same as the previous quarter.  The…

Australia anti-dumping measures lauded

 The Australian federal government announced last week that it is to impose tariffs on cheap foreign paper as part of…

PC market stable for now

The personal computer market seems to be stabilising from a steep downward trend, although industry analysts disagree on whether or…

OPI publishes State of the Industry report

OPI and Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) have released their annual market research report investigating the state of the office products industry.The…

Generational buying behaviours revealed

Retailers must master the subtle generational differences in consumer buying behaviours if they are to be successful, according to a…

Research: Essendant

US wholesaler Essendant revealed new end-user research during its CORE Live event held recently in Las Vegas. The survey of…

OP Confidence Survey Q4 2016

The OPI Business Confidence survey Q4 2016 survey reveals that optimism has returned to North America, in part thanks to…

The State Of The Industry Report 2017

Once again, the last 12 months have seen the global office products (OP) industry continue to change substantially: Despite economic…

Research: The Phoenix Report

The independent dealer channel in the US is very much alive and kicking – that’s one of the key findings of…

OP Confidence Survey Q3 2016

OPI’s Q3 2016 survey reveals that a UK exit from the EU, along with the upcoming US elections, has resulted…

OP Confidence Survey Q2 2016

OPI’s Q2 2016 survey reveals that a possible UK exit from the EU is denting business confidence in Europe. Some…

Phoenix Report

In early 2016, Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) – specialist researchers to the global office products market – and OPI published…

Research: The Spider Report US

It’s not rocket science: basic, reliable and rapid functionality – that’s what OP purchasers in the B2B space essentially need from…

OP Confidence Survey Q1 2016

OPI’s Q1 2016 survey reveals that the ongoing Staples/Office Depot saga is top of mind for OP executives globally. Some…

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ADVEO files an insolvency proceeding

Pan-European business supplies and stationery wholesaler ADVEO has filed for an insolvency proceeding after its lenders withdrew their support for…