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barnshaw ed qualityQuality Office

on a roll up

Barnshaw's resources


aimed at national market

 

Ed Barnshaw, the larger than life, ebullient owner of Quality Office in Wolverhampton is fired up and ready to add more dealers to his £22m ($34m) OP dealership... Wednesday, sorry

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aiken bob essendantEssendant-ly
enterprising

Wholesale chief champs
single source supply goal


After disappointing Q3'15 results, we interviewed Essendant's new CEO Bob Aiken and digital marketing chief Girisha Chandraraj about plans to support independent dealers' future... complete

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lloyd gilbert unitedUnited managed
services surging

Productivity plans get
marketing makeover

 

Last week we visited the marketing offices of leading UK managed services provider United in Bristol. We met with co-owner Darren Lloyd and marketing chief Olivia Gilbert

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Zen office montage 2015It's the way
Zen do it!

Spirit high in UK's
smartest reseller

 

We've visited over 200 resellers in the US, UK and Italy in the last 2 years and less than 20 exemplify high performance workspaces. Les Kerr's Zen Office in Manchester (UK) is probably the best in UK ...

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Best Buy duet Ballard kelleyBest Buy's
lady savers

Late reaction to Amazon
led by smart executives


Under Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly and his largely female leadership team, the struggling electronics giant ​has recovered. Now it’s betting on improved customer service to restore the Brad Anderson's vision

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Whittakers team 2015Whittaker's way
to fast forward

Chief Nick Whittaker
shares growth goals


Recenty, we visited East Midlands office supplier Whittaker Office Solutions to meet chief Nick Whittaker (pic left, second right) and his sales and marketing team. The ex-OfficeSMART member has accelerated his parents' growth vision and shared his plans....

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harris louise phil fennF e n n t a s t i c
future for Fenn

Louise follows Phil to
lead family's productivity
services success story


Two years ago, Fenn chairman Phil Harris appointed his daughter Louise to take over the reins of the 140 year old Stoke based OP reseller now well on course to become a leadingh managed productivity services provider. Updated.

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bain adam twitterTwitter 'News
reaches 1 Billion
readers daily'

Founder Jack Dorsey
confirmed as new CEO


Twitter's president of revenue, Adam Bain (pic left) once a touted contender was interviewed in London last week about the permanent return of its visionary leader Jack Dorsey as CEO

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bates spence mike daveBates states
productivity
services drive

Progressive reseller's

rapid rise to big league


On Wednesday, we visited the Bates Office team, in its impressive new facility and showroom in Strood (Kent, UK).  It has risen rapidly to top 5 status with exciting plans to double sales by 2020. Complete

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Commercial montage 2015N a t u r a l l y
Co m m e r c i a l

UK's leader in business
productivity services


On Thursday, we visited Commercial Group (Cheltenham), one of the most progressive and successful managed service providers in the office world. CEO Arthur Hindmarch and sales chief Simone Hindmarch are planning to double sales to £70m ($100m) by 2020 via productivity services. Complete

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