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NOPA concerns over GSA e-marketplace

Mike Tucker, CEO of US office products trade association NOPA, has told OPI that he is concerned that Amazon will…

Correction: EPIC to end after 2018

In yesterday's EPIC to end after 2018 story, OPI wrote that both TriMega and Independent Stationers cited the same reasons…

Amazon trumpets its small business benefits

Amazon has just released a report showing how it supports small businesses across the world, especially in the US –…

Analysis: The GSA’s broad e-commerce approach

In March 2018, the US General Service Administration (GSA) revealed its implementation plan for the establishment of a commercial e-commerce…

Spotlight: Raising standards

Not all industry organisations have staying power, but those that do are in a constant battle to stay relevant to…

OPI acquires INDEPENDENT DEALER

OPI has acquired the US-based INDEPENDENT DEALER e-zine (ID) from De Groot Resources.ID was first published in January 2007 by…

Analysis: All hands to the pump

You would be forgiven for wondering what the connection is between the approval of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act…

SPR reshuffles as O’Brien retires

SP Richards has announced that its EVP of Operations Jim O’Brien is to retire.O’Brien is very much a ‘company man’…

TriMega looking to build on strong 2016

US office products dealer group TriMega has said it closed 2016 on a good financial footing.According to the organisation, the…

Special Anniversary Feature: The good, the bad and the surprising…

Irwin HelfordCompeting against lower-priced superstores was a huge challenge. Everyone claimed great service, so Viking needed to stand out, calling…

NOPA dealer survey now live

The latest online financial and benchmarking survey from US office products trade association NOPA is live and available for participation.NOPA’s…

Hot Topic: Schedule 75

The ability of small businesses to sell office supplies to the US federal government has been the subject of some controversy…

Event Review: ABC 2016

“If we do not evolve, we will fail to grow and if we don’t grow, we won’t be able to reach…

TriMega’s Greg Fish to retire

After 21 years at the office products dealer group, TriMega says it is with mixed emotions that it is announcing…
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NAOPA 2016 – Professional of the year: Bob Shulman, Suburban Stationers

The 2016 North American Office Product award for Professional of the Year was won by Bob Shulman, President of north-east…

Outstanding dealers recognised at ABC

Three outstanding professionals from the US independent dealer community were honoured at the North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA) on…

Big Interview Xtra: Andrew Morgan, President of Distribution Division, ECi

OPI: The main platforms that you’re running with are Red Falcon and DDMS, is that correct?Andrew Morgan: Yes on Red…

NOPA announces scholarship recipients

The Scholarship Fund of the National Office Products Alliance (NOPA) parent organisation Independent Office Products & Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA)…

EPIContent – answering the digital dealer dilemma

As you may know, TriMega, Independent Stationers and IOPFDA/NOPA joined forces earlier this year to create a repository of non-wholesaler…

New board member at IOPFDA

The Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has named Karl Hanson to its board of directors.Hanson is VP…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…