Saturday, 22 January, 2022

Swimming with Piranha… In Germany

In the autumn of 2014, Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) and OPI published “Swimming With Piranha” – a research study which investigated the use of Amazon by B2B end-users in the UK and USA to...

State of the Industry Report 2015

“It’s not ‘business as usual’: there’s a new ‘normal’ out there” So said the CEO of a major US dealer group when interviewed by MWA in early 2014. As the year concludes there is no...

Report: Swimming With Piranha

    In early 2014, Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) and OPI published The State Of The OP Industry 2013-14, a report based on a survey of the views and expectations of 51...

State of the Industry Report 2014

There is no doubt that the office products (OP) industry is entering a critical phase in its history: Economic recovery now appears to be under way in many countries. How is this being reflected in...

FM Supplies: Mountain or Molehill?

With demand for ‘traditional’ office products (OP) in structural value decline over recent years, OP resellers have increasingly turned to other product areas, recognising the potential opportunities of being a ‘solutions provider’ to their...

Lightly Boiling the Frog

The "Boiling The Frog" report was eagerly awaited and has now been widely read by many major manufacturers and OP distributors worldwide. Comprising over 225 pages and featuring over 250 tables and charts, the...

Boiling the Frog: The OP Industry’s Guide To Young Office Workers

"Boiling The Frog: The OP Industry's Guide To Young Office Workers" is a major research report looking at the behaviour and attitudes of young office workers - those under 35 - whose usage of,...

United Stationers: Office supply spend across business size

How much an office spends on its supplies varies across business size, with smaller offices typically spending more per employee than larger offices with 100 employees or more. Most office managers are aware of the...

United Stationers: Driving the Millennial Office Products Purchase

Raised with significant resources, attention and exposure to the latest technologies, millennials have grown up to be confident, always connected, emphatic about self-expression, and open to change.According to research conducted by United Stationers and...

United Stationers: Your share of the Empowered User

An August 2012 group of consumer studies conducted by United with 12,000 working consumers, indicates that individuals within companies who purchase products for their individual use and/or their departments grew to 77% of purchasers,...

United Stationers: Technology-enabled Mobile Workers

Worker mobility contributes to the empowered user phenomenon that has manifested itself in office purchasing, as described in United’s recent Empowered User white paper. Empowered users purchase what they need, largely outside the company purchasing...

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