Gone are the days when stationery was the main opportunity in education for business product resellers. With a digital era that’s fully embraced by teachers, students and administrators – and resellers’ own expertise in technology, facilities supplies and furniture – there is everything to play for.
Posts By: Darren Phillips
Big data is definitely more than a trend. With a reported 90% of the world’s current data created in the last two years alone, thanks to the internet, the potential for businesses to use large amounts of data to focus their decision making is immense.
Dematerialisation – what is it? Essentially it’s the use of less or no material to deliver the same level of functionality.
Business owners and managers often have questions around records and what documents can be kept or thrown away.
There’s little doubt that managed print services (MPS) is becoming increasingly important to business product resellers and their customers.
Did you know the number of people working at home reached an all time high of 4.2 million in 2014? According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), this is about 13.9% of the population with approximately 74% of these home workers classified as managers, professionals or skilled trades.
When it comes to furniture and interior design, the workplace revolution created by new technology, flexible working, BYOD and Generation Y is seeing out the old and welcoming in the new.
Despite black and white and ‘old’ often going hand in hand, monochrome printing continues to be very much a workplace asset.
Business products resellers are increasingly aware that facilities supplies are a strong answer to the issues of changing consumption in traditional and EOS categories.
The tablet revolution has hit education. Highly portable devices with intuitive touch screen technology, iPads and other tablets are hugely popular as user friendly gadgets for learners of all ages. They give access to online educational resources including learning apps and they provide new ways to teach, create and share resources.
It’s no secret that IT peripherals continue to be a growth area. Most of us have probably noticed the number of people now using iPads to complement their PC at work and, instead of taking pad and pen into a meeting, using a tablet to take notes or to present to smaller groups.
School caretakers are usually the unsung heroes when it comes to keeping a school safe, clean and welcoming. Helping to ensure children and staff can access, use and enjoy their environment day in, day out is no mean feat.
Margin is regarded by many as a good measure of business viability. Defined very broadly as the difference between sales and the costs incurred in making those sales, margins need to be healthy, but not so large that they give your competitors the chance to attract your customers with the same services and products at… Read more »