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National Stationery Week (27th April - 3rd May 2015)

National Stationery Week 2015

Are You Ready? National Stationery Week  is all about “Get Britain Writing”, and is running from 27th April to 3rd May, including World Stationery Day on Wednesday 29th. This is a big opportunity for retailers, supported by a high profile PR and social media campaign. This year’s National Stationery Week’s “Get Britain Writing” campaign will … Continue reading National Stationery Week 2015

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How Google Can Help SME’s

In 2015, Google’s free and paid business services is enabling many small businesses to boom! So, if you’re a small business owner and interested in what Google has to offer, this article will hopefully help you on your quest. In today’s digital landscape, the Internet is helping many small businesses and customers communicate. With this … Continue reading How Google Can Help SME’s

Simon Drakeford being interviewed by OPI

Simon Drakeford Interviewed by OPI

Office Power CEO Simon Drakeford tells OPI why the Office Power model will make independent dealers more prosperous. Read extracts from the interview here. For the full interview, visit the OPI website here. Simon Drakeford’s entrepreneurial spirit has just been recognised by his industry peers after he collected the Professional of the Year accolade at this year’s European … Continue reading Simon Drakeford Interviewed by OPI

Power Up – The Need To Change

Office Power’s CEO, Simon Drakeford, will explore why he believes the traditional office products dealer channel needs to change, how that change can be managed and what life looks like on the other side. The Need to Change For the last two years I’ve been working on building Office Power, a system and service platform … Continue reading Power Up – The Need To Change

Tim Crabtree of Abbotts Office Solutions

60 Minutes With Tim Crabtree

Tim Crabtree is managing director of Abbotts Office Supplies who joined the Office Power partnership in December 2014. Just weeks later and the company is already experiencing a leaner, more profitable outlook. Tim shares some very wise words on why other dealers should embrace change. When Arthur Abbott launched Abbotts nearly 100 years ago he … Continue reading 60 Minutes With Tim Crabtree

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Multichannel: Why It Can’t Be Ignored

Simon Drakeford, Office Power’s CEO and founder is here to talk about Multichannel and what it can mean for your business. Much has been written about multichannel retailing in the last few years. I, myself, sat on a panel at the OPI European Forum in Amsterdam earlier this year to discuss multichannel and its role … Continue reading Multichannel: Why It Can’t Be Ignored