• kaluzny stefan sycamoreSycamore strips
    Staples' assets

    Vulture Capitalist disposes of
    MPS leader Dex, Who's next?

    As Proficiency Post predicted in Dec'23 and again on 8 Apr. Sycamore Partners (Stefan Kaluzny), the vulture capitalist owner of Staples continued its divestment program. It just sold $400m in sales Dex Imaging to a venture capital firm after starving it of investment over the past 2yrs. The obvious questions are: When will it sell Staples and to whom?SellEssendant? Will it float Staples Canada? Watch this space....

  • Jassy bezos amazon letter 23Amazon amassed

    100% growth v '19

    Business supply $120Bn. AI to
    ease faster sameday delivery 

    Amazon ceo Andy Jassy published his third shareholder letter since taking over from Jeff Bezos. He reflected on the huge demand during Covid for essential goods; and the consequential stress on supply chain.. Jassy outlined future plans inc. "efforts to make same-day delivery easier for customers with the regionalization of its warehouse network".

  • Holesale warehouseThe  S t o c k l e s s

    'H o l e s a l e   era?

    Narrow range, Weak fill rates
    & webstore, empower AMZN

    UK''s office supply wholesalers once a driving force behind the independent dealer community have become powerless. Narrow business supply range, uncompetitive pricing, poor stock availabilty and no webstore/marketing support has allowed Amazon to absolutely dominate the market.. There's been lots of PR noise coming from former leaders, but no action. Have they surrendered? Updated

  • Screen Shot 2024 03 12 at 2.59.37 PMAs B2B mktg fades...
    Ur B2U imperative

    Do content creators know
    customers better than you?

    Reaching consumers where they are, not expecting them to find you, has always been the key to selling products or services. "This is more true when it comes to the Gen Zcustomer, in their 20s, the fast growing and  valuable cohort, especially women, the majority decision makers" writes Meagan Loyst founder of GenZ VCs

"Tomorrow's News Today,

not yesterday's news tomorrow."

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Screen Shot 2023 03 21 at 11.09.03 AMFlexTech takeover;
joins MTS leaders 

Maryland MPS dealer acq.
drives national expansion


Flex Technology Group (FTG),
the US #3 managed technology services provider has made a major MPS acquisition in the Mid-Atlantic region moving it closer to market leaders Marco & Pacific. CEO Frank Gaspari claims group revenues over "$400m with a strong pipeline of dealers looking to join FTG"

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