Polls Archive

    Do print catalogues still have a future in the business supplies industry?

    • Yes (69%)
    • No (31%)
    • Is it important to have a managed print services strategy for SMB customers?

      • Yes (65%)
      • No (35%)
      • What is your strategy regarding the size of your outside sales teams?

        • Decrease (46%)
        • Keep the same (33%)
        • Increase (21%)
        • What percentage of your white-collar staff have returned to working full-time in the office?

          • 1-25% (30%)
          • 26-50% (22%)
          • 0% (16%)
          • 100% (13%)
          • 76-99% (9%)
          • 51-75% (10%)
          • Compared with pre-COVID, how is your supply chain performing?

            • Worse (77%)
            • Better (15%)
            • About the same (8%)
            • Do you think the back-to-school season will be...

              • Worse than last year (62%)
              • Really don’t know due to the pandemic (21%)
              • Better than last year (12%)
              • Same as last year (5%)
              • Dealers: what sales shifts have you seen during COVID-19?

                • Considerable shift to jan/san and PPE categories (66%)
                • All sales are down (31%)
                • No change (3%)
                • Compared with six weeks ago, how do you feel about your business prospects for the remainder of 2020?

                  • More confident (43%)
                  • About the same (28%)
                  • Less confident (29%)
                  • How confident are you that your business will still be operating this time next year?

                    • Very (52%)
                    • Reasonably (27%)
                    • Not very (16%)
                    • Not at all (5%)
                    • Which of these best describes your year-on-year organic sales trend since the beginning of March?

                      • Minus 50%-79% (30%)
                      • Minus 30%-49% (23%)
                      • Minus 5%-29% (15%)
                      • Minus 80% or worse (11%)
                      • Essentially flat (11%)
                      • Plus 5%-15% (5%)
                      • Plus 15% or better (5%)
                      • As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, has your company implemented a remote working policy?

                        • Yes (83%)
                        • No (17%)
                        • Will the performance of your business in 2020 be affected by the coronavirus outbreak?

                          • Yes (67%)
                          • Too early to say (27%)
                          • No (6%)