30 Aug’13 (Complete)
After years of lagging behind, few dealers are waking up to the importance of user friendly webstores. Most are closed, industrial, overstructured, difficult to ‘browse and buy’; and ignore mobile users needs. C’mon dealers unless you address these issues the improving Amazonwill continue to eat your lunch…Ratings and profile reviews are now complete.
27 Aug’13Crystal Rock, the US northeast region coffee and water distributor made its first move into the office supplies market in 2011. Today, we understand it acquired Universal Business Equipment of Bridgeport (CT) to boost its presence…
25 Aug’13Last Tuesday we visited Des Plaines Office Equipment (DPOE), in Elk Grove Village (IL). We first met CEO Chip Miceliand tech solutions specialist Mike Marzelli at a Business Technology conference in June and were keen to interview one of the industry’s most admired resellers…Wednesday
Best Buy, the US #1 consumer electronics retailer, showed markedly improved results for Q2’14 ended 3 Aug’13. The signs were encouraging, but it’s still well behind in online growth and shopping experience
Fast Company’s J.J. McCorveyrecently met with Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos. We highlight the relevant extracts for OP resellers and how it has achieved leadership in the business supplies market at the cost of bigboxes and independents’ alike...
18 Aug'13 (Complete)
After years of lagging behind, dealers are waking up to the importance of webstores. However, most are still closed, industrial and difficult to ‘browse and buy’; moreover, not friendly to mobile users...reviews completed
12 Aug’13There’s always loose talk about game changing events and leaders. We conducted our first review of the last 30 years in October’11; now we refresh to highlight the best plus, 5 New Game Changers to watch…
11 Aug'13 (Complete with profiles)
After years of lagging, dealers are waking up to the importance of a user friendly, open webstore. Well designed webstores inspire sales people; increase customer order size; and attract new business users, especially when optimised for mobile users. In Round 1, Amazon, Staples and small etailer OnTime Supplies overtook Shoplet.What surprises will there be in Round 2…
(Complete with profiles)
If there is one thing independents can do to inspire sales people, customers and attract new business users it’s create a user-friendly webstore. Then, optimise it for the growing army of mobile users. 2013 Round 1 Webstore Review follows with fascinating results and big improvers...
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