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…

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…

Lightly Boiling the Frog

The "Boiling The Frog" report was eagerly awaited and has now been widely read by many major manufacturers and OP…

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…

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…

OP Confidence Survey Q4 2012

Leading businesses operating in the global office products industry remain confident that sales will improve as 2012 draws to a…

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,…

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…

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…

United Stationers: Sustainability Talk the Walk

According to a survey conducted by United Stationers, 39% of consumers and 44% of product purchasers deem a company’s reputation…

United Stationers: Buy Local

There are opportunities surrounding “buy local” campaigns which both resellers and consumers across industries are realising. Research conducted by United…

United Stationers: Empowered User

Employees are emerging as the new purchasing force. Purchasing agents and administrators now share responsibility for purchasing workplace products with…

Photizo Group: The Services-Led Business Opportunity: A Guide to Considerations, Cautions, and Conditions

Services-led companies (SLC) and product-led companies (PLC) both sell products. The difference between the two is that SLCs lead with…

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Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…