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  • CO2 Net ZeroESG: Genuine or
    Greenwashing?

    Environment rating doubts.
    HP#1 Nwk v IBD only #19?


    Environmental, Social & Govt (ESG)
    is synonymous with commitment to 'net zero' carbon emissions, ethical and green trading. Sadly, as with many corporate policies, claims don't match practices. A great example is HP, rated #1 by Newsweekfeatured only #19 in IBD's Top 100. We analyse why, along with other big business supply brands...Updated

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  • Officeless man 2020.png Workplace? Office
    is where you are!

    Hybrid hikes productivity.
    Can dealers svc AZUREs?


    The digital age driven by 
    Apple, Google & Amazon exploded from 2007, sparked a new entrepreneurial revolution where smart mobiles enabled 'anywhere, paperless, officeless' working. Welcome to the new Age of the AZURE Workers. How can resellers service their needs? How can they compete without user friendly webstores and same day WFH delivery? Complete

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  • Screen Shot 2022 09 13 at 2.23.32 PMThe Gateway to
    a Healthier World
     

    ISSA's North America
    Cleaning Show Preview


    The ISSA Show North America
    returns to McCormick Place, Chicago (Oct10-13) in what promises to be a terrific 600 vendors' show with education sessions, guest speakers, and networking with hygiene supply professionals. We speak with ISSA director John Barrett about expectations....

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  • Screen Shot 2022 09 07 at 9.56.12 AMWill Hygiene market
    suffer OP tumult?

    Rapid rollups raise doubts
    on motivations of acquirers


    The "It's like déjà vu all over again"
     quote may aptly describe the rapid rollups happening in the hygiene, foodservice & packaging supply market right now. Public company/VC backed players Imperial, Envoy and BradyIFS are acquiring regional dealers monthly. The big question: will the consolidation process mirror the OP bigbox market 30yrs ago and end in tears of disintegration? Later today

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  • Lucy home working 21What Lucy wants
    in business supply

    • 1 click mobile webstores
    • Personalized delivery
    • Hybrid, hygienic offices


    Proficiency Index's 16th Annual Businesswomen 12 Pt Buying Survey (resumes from 2019), primarily users (typically Lucy) with executive power, is more valuable than ever. It provides greater insights into the latest trends in WFH, hybrid work and mobile shopping in business ... 
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tech trends 4Positive outlook
for the IT market

UK optimism greatest.
Cloud the new electricity


The UK IT market is leading the way when it comes to optimism in future growth, industry body CompTIA has claimed.

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Packaging poor lucyPoor Packaging
design detracts

Brand perception spoiled
by imperfect touchpoints


Packaging is one of the most overlooked Ps in marketing and many brands are missing out because of poor design. The business supplies market is no exception causing a accessibility frustration...

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Amazon air Bezos BigglesAMZN's logical
logistics move

Bezos' Vision: Global
Fulfilment By Amazon


As we indicated last year 'Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA)' wholesaler service provided for millions of resellers  is going global including shipping from factories in Asia and Mexico to customers’ doorsteps around the world.

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breen tommy DCCExertis exerted
by tepid tablets 

Technology down at
UK/Euro wholesaler

 


Sales & profits at IT wholesaler Exertis are continuing to be hit by falling demand for tablets, smartphones and gaming products, its parent DCC announced today.

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bezos jeff amazon lucy lovesAll because
Lucy L♥VES
A m a z o n

Everything delivered
next hour @low prices


Whilst OP dealers focus on next-day delivery of stationery to Sally Saver, Amazon is providing a personalised next-hour service across a broader business supplies range to user chooser Lucy. That's why the Lady L♥ves.... Updated

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cogan andrew knoll standing thumb RS other250 0Knoll kicks 
into growth

Shifts toward higher
margin design market


Knoll,
the leading office furnituremaker, announced a strong rebound into growth and higher profits for Q4'15.

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CFO keyholeCFO's L♥VE 
A m a z o n

Nobody gets fired
buying from Bezos

 
Leakage from single source office supply contracts has increased from 30% to over 50% over the past 10 years, mainly to Amazon. Does Freddy Finance care...not in the slightest... Updated

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enles gregg whitewaveWhitewave rolls
healthy growth

So Delicious sales drive
organic sales + acquisns

WhiteWave Foods, the natural and organic foods maker, reported powerful results in Q4'15, 

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Cafe PC workingBYOD breaks
CIO control

Personal productivity
tools shd be facilitated


CIOs want a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy to maintain IT control, but in reality employees will do whatever they want regardless. Time to adapt to the massive mobility trend...

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dorsey jack twitter 2015Twitter's 'Live'
vision is c l e a r

CEO Jack Dorsey defines
interactive broadcaster


Twitter is not a social network. Twitter is the #1 live news broadcaster and business services promoter, ask Amazon. When will analysts get that its business power is greater than Facebook and other media combined?

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"Tomorrow's News Today,

not yesterday's news tomorrow."

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