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Furnituremakers 2026 montageFeel good factor
fuels furniture
m o v e m e n t

Worklife confluence fires
up ergonomic innovation

 

The 'TrumpBump' has fueled short term business confidence. In spite of a transactional slowdown in Q1'17,  CEO's project a more positive outlook especially in contract interiors market.   We highlight trends and review furnituremakers' performance. Updated

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Washroom hygiene womanHygiene Supplies:
Your hot & healthy
mkt opportunity

Brand leaders u/pressure
from cheaper new entrants


The disposable hygiene products market is witnessing an annual growth of nearly 6-7% due to increased spending on personal care products globally.

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Most admired leaders 2017The Top 10 Most
Admired Leaders

Review of progressive
business supply CEO's

 
Fortune just published its Top 50 Greatest Leaders 2017 that included only Amazon's Jeff BezosSalesforce's Marc Benioff from the business services market. We list the business supply leaders inc. your nominations.. Updated

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Furnituremakers 2026 montageFeel good factor
fires up furniture
m o v e m e n t

Worklife confluence fuels
ergonomic innovation


The TrumpBump has fueled short term business confidence, and now there appears to be signs that the recent furniture demand slowdown is reversing. We highlight trends and review furnituremakers in Q4'16... Updated 

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bezos racing ahead rivalsAMZNIFICATION

sparks kickback...

2016 Review: Mobile webs,
new managed productivity
services to beat etail king


Amazon
will end 2016 as #1 reseller and wholesaler in business supplies in the US & Europe, blowing away bigboxes and OP channel leaders. It's relentlessness resumed with robotics and drones driving down delivery times and costs to serve. How did the industry react in 2016, we provide a Manth by Month Review. Complete

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Best performers 2015Review of Best
Performers '16

Leaders, brands, web,
products, productivity,
services, ads, greenest

 

It was another powerful year for progressive broadline business suppliers. Mobile commerce emerged rapidly; Amazon accelerated growth and regional independents expanded. The Proficiency Index review of the best performers is now finalised with winners in each category...
 Complete

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webstore montage 2017 top 9 1One OP dealer
bests Amazon

WebWatch Winners '16:
Top user experiences



After reviewing 120 progressive resellers’ webstores in US/UK in 2016 the Proficiency Index WebWatch team lists its Top 12. Standards have improved but, most are still too industrial, clunky and dealers too complacent about their most powerful sales and marketing tool. Updated

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Progressive indies montage 20162016 v 1996 Compared

Power shifts to
Progressives

Leaders, rising stars
drop-outs & top tips


The bigbox share of the US-UK markets tumbled again in 2016. Doomed Depot/Max and static Staples have lost an estimated $15Bn sales since 2007. Progressive resellers and etailers viz. Amazon continued to gain market share.... Complete

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Heaven 17 montage 17H e a v e n 17
Predictions

Mobility in managed
productivity services


What will happen with Amazon, Apple, Staples, Office Depot, SPRichards, WBMason, HP, SPOT (Spicers-OfficeTeam), Uber, EVO/VOW, Adveo,  Grainger, dealers, groups, wholesalers, manufacturers in 2017. Here are our predictions...Complete

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Productivity leaders 2016 July2016 Champions
of Productivity

Lean stocking dealers
catching up w/etailers


We've completed the Proficiency Index Dealer Productivity 2016 Review, the most universally accepted indicator of profitability. We received 167 returns and the Final Leaderboard is complete.

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Top 10 Most Admired Leaders

Most admired leaders 2017The Top 10 Most
Admired Leaders

Review of progressive
business supply CEO's

 
Fortune just published its Top 50 Greatest Leaders 2017 that included only Amazon's Jeff BezosSalesforce's Marc Benioff from the business services market. We list the business supply leaders inc. your nominations.. Updated

Read More...

Furnituremakers Q4'16 Performance Review

Furnituremakers 2026 montageFeel good factor
fires up furniture
m o v e m e n t

Worklife confluence fuels
ergonomic innovation


The TrumpBump has fueled short term business confidence, and now there appears to be signs that the recent furniture demand slowdown is reversing. We highlight trends and review furnituremakers in Q4'16... Updated 

Read More...

Furniture Makers Review - Q1'17

Furnituremakers 2026 montageFeel good factor
fuels furniture
m o v e m e n t

Worklife confluence fires
up ergonomic innovation

 

The 'TrumpBump' has fueled short term business confidence. In spite of a transactional slowdown in Q1'17,  CEO's project a more positive outlook especially in contract interiors market.   We highlight trends and review furnituremakers' performance. Updated

Read More...

Hygiene supplies: Your hot & healthy market opportunity

Washroom hygiene womanHygiene Supplies:
Your hot & healthy
mkt opportunity

Brand leaders u/pressure
from cheaper new entrants


The disposable hygiene products market is witnessing an annual growth of nearly 6-7% due to increased spending on personal care products globally.

Read More...