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murai kevin synnex 2016Synnex CEO on
Surface surge

Kevin Murai outlines IT
W/saler's growth plans

has just reported a scintillating set of results for Q4'15. What has its CEO Kevin Murai got planned for 2016?

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griffin damien imageImage Direct's

drive delivers

London stockless dealer
discusses growth plans

Damien Griffin, the much respected owner of Image Direct, in Hayes (London) was a successful IT wholesaler before taking over his dealership 7 years ago. We discussed plans & current challenges... Wednesday, sorry

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Moulton jon grinchJon Moulton
can't do Better

The Grinch Grandad
of Vulture Capitalists

Sunday Times' Oliver Shah
interviewed SPOT (aka Spicers-OfficeTeam) owner Better Capital's chairman Jon Moulton last week ahead of this week's expected poor results announcement. He's done...

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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

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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