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Why running your own office supplies business doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your holidays

Owning your own business can be one of the most rewarding career paths. Flexible working hours, building valuable customer relationships and exercising creativity in branding and promotional tactics are just some of the benefits of being your own boss. For many businesses however, there are drawbacks too, particularly when it comes to taking time away from the …

The Power of Change in the Office Supplies Industry

There’s a bold saying in business that ‘all change is good’. We might not go that far, but 20 years in the office supplies industry has taught us that change is necessary and can almost always uncover opportunities which can be used to your advantage. Whether changes to your technology, trading or service are needed …

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CEO Simon Drakeford elected as BOSS Chairman

Our CEO Simon Drakeford has been unanimously elected to be the new BOSS Chairman at their recent board meeting. He will lead the Board in a non-executive and voluntary capacity in addition to his current executive responsibilities at EO Group. Simon will help to develop and guide the strategy and activities of the organisation over …

Office Power shortlisted for ECMOD Direct Commerce Award

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for a prestigious ECMOD Direct Commerce Award. Receiving the award for Best Exploitation of Technology 2019 would make us winners of this category for the fourth year running. Wish us luck! Shortlisted for the Best Exploitation of Technology Our latest CRM Prospect tools have been nominated for …

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6 Tips for driving success while you’re working on the road

Whether you’re visiting prospective customers, out negotiating with suppliers or attending industry events, there’s plenty of reasons to be out of the office and on the road in the office supplies industry. We’re sharing a few top tips on how to get the most out of your time, improve productivity and decrease stress when you’re …

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How to make your Customer Service team your best asset

In the office supplies industry, customer service is more than just a function. It’s the living, breathing voice of your company, your animated brand image and ultimately the benchmark by which your company will be judged. If things go well, it can account for lifelong customers, bigger orders and impressive reputation. If they don’t, it …

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6 Rules for attracting new customers in the office supplies industry

In the office supplies industry, customer acquisition is just as important as retention, and making sure you’re targeting the right segments with the right offerings is key. We’ve complied some of our top tips for how you can attract new customers in an online B2B space. Research your customer base, and know who to aim …

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Mark Davis becomes Office Power’s new Head of Partner Success

We’ve appointed former office supplies dealer Mark Davis to lead our new Partner Success Team. Mark was managing director of Office Star E-Pro for seven years, and Key Account Director with Office Gold Group for over a decade. With 18 years’ experience as a former dealer, he’s perfect for the job “No one can get …