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The Great Office Supplies Caper

How the Office Products Industry has Failed the Resellers

by Ian M. Elliott | Dec 20, 2016 9:04:06 AM

It's difficult to escape the general sense of gloom in the office products and supplies industry. We've entered a period of great change that's creating uncertainty which, in turn, is unsettling even the largest players, and further contributing...

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Topics: Business Transformation, E-commerce, Web Traffic

E-commerce, Amazon and Office Products Resellers

by Ian M. Elliott | Oct 27, 2016 8:08:00 AM

There's a preoccupation, almost an obsession, with e-commerce these days. Amazon is constantly in the news as it continues to set web traffic and sales records and to finally make some money. Resellers are flocking to the platform to join their...

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Topics: Business Transformation, Information Technology, E-commerce

Amazon, Marketplace Sellers, and Office Products

by Ian M. Elliott | Oct 6, 2016 8:07:00 AM

Is the Amazon Marketplace a healthy business environment for resellers or not? This is an important question that needs to be addressed and better understood by all merchants, not just those involved in the office products and supplies vertical....

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Topics: Business Transformation, E-commerce, Small Business, Web Traffic

Local Office Products Dealer, Revenue Growth & Market Share

by Ian M. Elliott | Sep 21, 2016 7:57:00 AM

As readers of my blog will know, I'm a strong advocate for information technology and the use of that technology to help achieve profitable sales growth in a local market. I'm an advocate for this because I just don't think it's realistic for a...

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Topics: Business Transformation, E-commerce, Small Business, Web Traffic

Office Supplies & The Internet of Things

by Ian M. Elliott | Sep 13, 2016 7:30:00 AM

According to WhatIs.com, The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated computing devices, mechanical and digital machines, objects, animals or people that are provided with unique identifiers and the ability to transfer data over a...

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Topics: Business Transformation, E-commerce, Big Data

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