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    ‘Stay forever’ mantra drives
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    Working from home (WFH) is part of the worklife balance that Generation Z demands, putting new pressures on employers, writes The Times' James Hurley. “Hybrid work will stay with us for ever,” Ronni Zehavi, ceo of HiBob states. Meanwhile. high profile business leaders argue there is a "loss of creativity". Who's right? We discuss....
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    There's been much PR and social media postings by makers and distributors promoting their sustainability credentials. How much is genuine and how much is sham posturing aka 'greenwash'? Certainly there are doubts about printer paper claims given the toxic journey between makers, distributors, users, mailing and recycling. We explore....Updated

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    Beleaguered bigbox ODP Corp (aka-Depot-Max) has leaked that more acquisitions under its faux 'Federation' distraction platform can be expected. With many dealers under pressure post-Govt Covid relief, could major Mid-Atlantic and Carolinas' resellers be in play? We discuss ceo Gerry 'Bizarro' Smith's latest attempt to distract attention away from its dire demise...

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    imperils dealer's survival

    Is the end nigh for stockless dealers? Back in the 2019 'normal' days, dealers were struggling with a slowing economy. Then, Covid crashed the corp office market. Then, Government relief ran out last year. Now consolidation is happening? Moreover, wholesalers raised prices above inflation squeezing dealers competitiveness? The BIG question is how will transactional dealers survive? Should we expect larger progressives to lead an acquisition wave in the business supply market? We investigate latest market views. Later today ...

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    webstores? Transactional
    not productivity svcs driven

    'Buy Local' 
    campaigns have been promoted by dealer groups for 30 years, largely as defensive plays v bigbox attacks. But, what user benefits do they offer in terms of personalized productivity gains v the increasingly local and faster Amazon army of resellers? We discuss and offer guidance...Updated

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Marketing Conference:

The Programme

Top new speakers added


15 Apr'11

Only 5 days to go! The world's #1 online marketer Amazon and mobile-webstore  specialists One-iota, join the top class line up of presenters helping you accelerate growth up to 2020

Book Now and take advantage

of the 3 delegate places for the price of 2 offer

View full programme below


08:30-09:00 Arrivals, Welcome and Coffee

09:00 – 09:40

Peter Frost, CEO

Proficiency Group

BREAKTHROUGH marketing - 2010 Market Review - Top Performers - Megatrends 2010-14...


Michael Brown

HiTouch Business Services

The Business Services future from the US #1 independent pioneer of productivity services

10:10 – 10:30 Coffee Break

1030 – 1100

Alan Ball


Valued added services future from Spicers - UK's #1 OP wholesaler

11:00 – 11:30

Adam Noble


The journey from OP dealer to business services provider - UK leader case study

11:30 - 12:00

Dennis Kramer


Managed print services...best practice insights

12:00 – 12:30

Alex Tatham,


The Westcoast winning strategy - UK's #1 technology wholesaler

12:30 – 13:30 Buffet Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Rachel Trueblood


The Staples Direct Marketing success story - Global #1 OP reseller

14:00 – 14:30

Chris Poad


Amazing Amazon...the webstore wonders

14:30 – 15:00

Ron Books

ECi Solutions

Your emaketing future from OPs #1 software provider

15:00 – 15:20 Afternoon Tea

15:20 - 15:50

Damian Hanson


Mobile Marketing - optimizing your webstore

15:50 – 16:15

Peter Frost

Proficiency Group

SUMMARY & BREAKTHROUGH'11 Marketing Awards - Top Dealer marketer... Top Marketing Manager... Top Manufacturer Marketer...Top etailer

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