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Worklife confluence fuels
furnituremakers growth


Positive economic trends fuelled company confidence to invest in ergonomics that drive worker productivity and longevity. We highlight trends and review furniture makers 2015/16 results... Updated 

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Wholesaler leaders 2015Wholesalers'
Wave is  U P !

2015 Review: Growth in
FM, FAB, IT & furniture

 
"Some wholesalers may die, but the wholesale function never does," so said godfather of OP wholesaling, United's founder Howard Wolf back in the early 80's. So true, even if some have struggled for real growth in recent years. Now that's all changing. Analysis & interviews with leaders, updated later today

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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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Brands bombed 2011Private Label
trends peak? 

Bigbox demise drives
down demand for cut
price commodities


TraceOne
has produced an excellent report on trends in the consumer market. As business supplies increasingly morphs into a consumer driven market, we highlight the lessons for OP marketers.

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Sweet sixteen predictions 2016Sweet Little
16 Predictions

Watch these BIG moves
happen in PPS market

What will happen with Amazon, Apple, Staples, Office Depot, SPRichards, WBMason, HP, SPOT (Spicers-OfficeTeam), Uber, EVO/VOW, Keurig, Grainger, dealers, groups, wholesalers, manufacturers in 2016. Here are our predictions...updated

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Game Changers Top 102015 v 1995 Compared

Power shifts to
Progressives

Leaders, rising stars
drop-outs & top tips



The bigbox share of the US-UK markets tumbled again in 2015. 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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Best performers 2015Review of Best
Performers '15

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


It was a 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 published here with winners in each category...
 Updated

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innovators top 2013Top Innovators

Top Innovations

Illustrious icons comp'd
w/personal productivity
drivers & best products


Fast Company recently reviewed the most innovative companies of 2015; and Forbes magazine the best breakthrough innovations. We feature the most innovative leaders and best innovations in the business supply/personal productivity marketplace…

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Productivity Champs 2015 v22015 Champions
of Productivity

Lean stockless resellers
& etailers set hot pace


We're completing our review of best practitioners in productivity, the most universally accepted indicator of profitability. The Championship is now complete

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2015 Christmas crackersXmas Crackers
& Top Turkeys

Fun look back on a
paperless, printless
year of progress

 


Merry Christmas! 2015 will go down as a tough year for ‘turkeys’ citing ‘soft markets’ as a cause of failure. For progressives it’s been another cracking year of growth in new categories. Completed today

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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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Wholesalers Performance Review 2015

Wholesaler leaders 2015Wholesalers'
Wave is  U P !

2015 Review: Growth in
FM, FAB, IT & furniture

 
"Some wholesalers may die, but the wholesale function never does," so said godfather of OP wholesaling, United's founder Howard Wolf back in the early 80's. So true, even if some have struggled for real growth in recent years. Now that's all changing. Analysis & interviews with leaders, updated later today

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Furnituremakers' Financial Review 2015

workrite ergo man womanFeel good factor
fans movement

Worklife confluence fuels
furnituremakers growth


Positive economic trends fuelled company confidence to invest in ergonomics that drive worker productivity and longevity. We highlight trends and review furniture makers 2015/16 results... Updated 

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