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  • Screen Shot 2019 10 19 at 1.16.26 PMMason Maximizes
    delivery service

    Owned Trucks designed to
    optimize driver productivity

     

    WBMason's iconic branded fleet of 1000 trucks are being enhanced: 2 yrs ago the first electric vehicle customised for multi-category supplies e.g. water. Now the launch of the 'Maximizer' designed to optimise the 'One Source Wonderful' business supply proposition. We spoke with fleet manager John DiLuna...

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  • Screen Shot 2019 10 16 at 10.52.12 AMCast away the
    'OPeless Island!

    Ominous call for reps &
    dealers lost/shipwrecked


    WBMason CEO Leo Meehan's crescendo call to the salesforce and vendors was sooo moving. He morphed the metaphors from the Titanic & Castaway disasters to inspire laggard reps to transition from OP to the new Business Supply categories.... NOW! Later today

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  • johnsen walter acme nyse lrA c m e United
    loses sharpness

    Shifts focus to safety
    tools & First-aid kits


    Acme United
    today announced slower sales growth in Q3'19 financial results. Sales of core cutting tools slowed whilst moving successfully into first aid & safety products....

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  • Screen Shot 2019 10 19 at 8.17.41 AMWBMason: Best
    in Show Awards

    FM, Hygiene, Refreshments,
    Foodservice, Wellness &
    Ergonomics eclipse OP


    WBMason's
    annual 3 day reps & consumer show at Foxwoods highlighted the huge shift in category mix from simple OP to broadline business supplies. Over half the display & demo space was taken by more enterprising productivity providers. We highlight the best in show...

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  • kaluzny stefan sycamoreEssendant exits
    auto/ind business

    Vulture Sycamore offloads
    acqs from Cody Phipps era


    Vulture capitalist Sycamore Partners owners of OP wholesaler Essendant & reseller Staples continued its asset stripping process with the sale of auto & industrial assets acquired over the past 12 years by United Stationers ill advised leaders

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Supply Market
MEGATRENDS

How to take charge of your
own destiny in the 2020's!


Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, WeWork & Uber
have M-powered a new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal tech & immediate delivery services. Wholesalers have failed to help OP resellers connect with users by providing personalised productivity services + integrated same-day delivery. How should dealers take charge of their own destiny in this difficult situation? Report complete inc. 2018 US/UK Market Review. Updated

 




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Supply Market

MEGATRENDS

Will wholesalers rise to
competitive challenge?


Apple, Microsoft, Amazon & Uber
have M-powered a new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal tech & immediate delivery services. The need for wholesalers to help resellers connect with users; and provide personalised productivity services + integrated same-day delivery is NOW! Here's how.... Report complete inc. 2017 US/UK Market Review 




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MEGATRENDS 2017sq2017 O f f i c e
MEGATRENDS

Mobilize managed
productivity services


Apple, Uber, Microsoft & Amazon
have M-powered a new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal tech & same day delivery services. The need for OP resellers to connect with users and provide personalised productivity services + integrated same-day delivery is NOW! Report complete




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Megatrends 2020 Independents reawakensM - P o w e r
P e r S o N a L
productivity

Action Plan for success
in the paperless future


The Force of Progressive Independents is Reawakening! 
Apple, Uber & Amazon have M-powered a new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal tech, personalised same day delivery services. We urge resellers to provide personalised productivity services & integrated same-day delivery NOW! Report refreshed




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MEGATRENDS 2016 sqM - P o w e r 
P e r S o N a L
productivity now

Action Plan for success
in the paperless future


The Force of progressive Independents is Reawakening! Apple, Uber & Amazon have M-powered a new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal tech, personalised same day delivery services. The need for OP resellers to provide personalised productivity services & integrated same-day delivery is NOW! Report complete/updated




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Office-Megatrends-2015-300v2Mobilize personal

productivity...

Action Plan for success
in the paperless future


The progressive trends are tremendous. Apple & Amazon have M-powered the new entrepreneurial revolution with affordable personal technology and personalised wholesale and rapid delivery services. The need for OP resellers to differentiate themselves with personalised productivity services is even more URGENT…




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Megatrends-2014-LucyM-Power Personal

P r o d u c t i v i t y

S e r v i c e s

Your invaluable guide to mobilize

success in the paperless future.

 

4 Feb'14 (Updated)

The Apple iPad was the death knell for the traditional OP industry. Dealers now face a formidable competitor in Amazon in business supplies. The need to develop Personal Productivity Services (PPS) to differentiate is URGENT!  Let the new Office Megatrends 2014 report published here be your guide to success...




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M-Power personal productivity services

The 6 Pack agenda to mobilise

success in the paperless future

 

2 Apr’13

The launch of the Apple IPad was the death knell for PC’s, printer paper and ink. Independent resellers in partnership with wholesalers are winning, but face a formidable opponent in Amazon in business supplies. The need to develop personal productivity services to differentiate themselves is URGENT. Read the latest Office Megatrends 2013 and Market Review 2012 here...FREE to subscribers




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M-powered-lucy2Megatrends 2013-15

M-powering
p e r s o n a l
productivity

From B2B to B2U marketing; OP

to productivity services; fixed to mobile workspace

 

11 Feb'13 (Complete)
We reckon 2013 will be another transformative year. Resellers can no longer afford to anonymously supply faceless businesses with a narrow range of office products. Their new priority should be to reach the most powerful user-choosers on a personalized basis with relevant productivity tools. That means reaching the ubiquitous mobile user-choosers. 



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Productivity-to-lucyOffice Megatrends 2012 - New!

From feeding printers

to feeding PEOPLE!

Provide personalized productivity

services! Your 12 ezsentials now

for success by 2020

 

18 Jul’11

It’s time for the annual review of the Megatrends that will shape the future of the Office Productivity Services (OPS) marketplace.




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