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Kno'more CFO’s

Managed Productivity
Services need specialists


A hot topic in the OP market/press over recent years has been managed services e.g. MPS. Many say they have a solution, but few succeed. It's a pointless exercise unless salespeople  are trained to offer productivity gains to CFO's...

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SPOT the dog difference#SPOT the
difference?

Ex-wholesaler vows to
return to golden years
w/messy mongrel mix


SPOT,
the toxic wholesaler/direct reseller mix of Spicers-Officeteam, has been communicating plans on FM supplies, furniture and catalogues recently. They could have been press releases from a golden 1995. Updated

 

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workrite before afterAdvertise with
personality, or
don't bother

Stop selling solutions.
Market productivity!


Reflecting on NeoCon 2015, we were  struck by many lifeless preview ads & exhibits. If the goal is to optimize worklife confluence & ergonomics, focus on personal  productivity....complete

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Amazon Bezos reaches peopleAmazon's good
common sense

Intensifying customer
and employee practices

 


Financial Times'
business life correspondent Lucy Kellaway discusses the controversy surrounding Amazon's employment practices highlighted by NYT last week...

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productivity over stationery 2013Are you cost or
growth centric?

OP makers & bigboxes
lead defensive agenda
in age of productivity


In the burgeoning business supply market, many OP makers and dealers are retreating unable to adapt to the new productivity services opportunities, requiring more creativity & specialist investment....

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sargent Staples not so easySPLODGE: CEO's
food for thought

Sargent feels FTC/Sysco
Nat.A/cs case different?


Staples CEO Ron Sargent opined in yesterday's Q2'15 webcast, that the Sysco-USFoods failed food fight with the FTC was a different case to his agreed takeover with Depot. Is he right?

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dickens charles.desk'Not' desking
office trends

Collaboration & wellness
drive worklife movement


The latest chapter in the story of the office desking is discussed by the FT's Lucy Kellaway. The evolution from fixed sedentary position of Charles Dickens through to today's sit/stand tables...

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robot man workerRobots create
not crush jobs 

History shows new IT
axes tedium not people


"In the past, new industries hired far more people than those they put out of business. But this is not true of many of today’s new industries.” says Time magazine. Let's discuss...

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bezos jeffamazon seriousAMZN stressed
work culture? 

Bezos reacts to NYT's
'soullessness' report


The New York Times carried copious anecdotes about the culture at Amazon that has left staff fraught and stressed. CEO Jeff Bezos was quick to respond....

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Paper: a bright
hygienic future

Packaging & cleaning
sustains market growth

 

The global paper packaging market today is $300Bn and has been growing at a 4.4% annually since 2012. Prospective growth rates in packaging and hygiene markets are expected to continue at similar level...

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