Just as Rome wasn’t built in a day, Japanese vendor Pilot Corporation has painstakingly built up its reputation of excellence in the writing instruments sector over the past 100 years. And the journey is far from over, as Paul Phelan, Ken Schoellhammer and Patrick Forveille from Pilot in Europe tell OPI’s Heike Dieckmann.
The market for traditional office products can be problematic, but specialist suppliers are still finding ways to make it work for them.
German shredder and baling presses manufacturer HSM has been supporting the non-profit tropical forest foundation OroVerde for ten years. The “Land of Trees” project covers all OroVerde activities in three different protected areas in Guatemala. From mountainous fog rainforest in the “Sierra de las minas” mountain range (biosphere reserve) to the plains around “Bocas del…
ACCO’s solid first quarter performance underlines its more balanced international presence resulting from the Pelikan Artline and Esselte acquisitions in the past couple of years.
Christina Turner, Associate Marketing Director at Duracell UK commented: “The initial results have once again surpassed our expectations and proved how the enthusiasm among the youngest members of our community can have a positive long term impact on the environment.”
OPI magazine looks at the thorny issue of brands taking the direct to consumer approach. source: https://www.opi.net/issues/2018/june-2018/features-june-2018/feature-the-direct-approach/
BIC reports that net stationery sales were flat in Europe, with a slight decline in France and the UK, partially offset by distribution gains in Southern Europe.
Sofidel gains recognition for the quality of its training in the context of alternate education and training.
Beth Wright is leaving viscom vendor Bi-silque after more than a decade with the company
Pentel Launch a “essential revision tips and goals” resource for Summer marketing to students.
After over 30 years in the industry, Andy Wagg is set to retire at the end of May 2018. Andy Wagg joined COLOP UK Ltd in 2012 as the office products sales manager.
Nemo have extended their members revenue capabilities by creating a stream of services and online portals.