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OPI editorial team: 2020 round-up and 2021 predictions

OPI editorial team: 2020 round-up and 2021 predictions

December 21, 2020

OPI's editorial team, along with CEO Steve Hilleard, take a look at the biggest stories and developments in the business products industry in 2020, and make their predictions for 2021.

 

 

Episode produced by Andy Braithwaite
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ACCO Brands’ Boris Elisman on the office products channel

ACCO Brands’ Boris Elisman on the office products channel

December 16, 2020

The guest in this episode of OPI Talk is Boris Elisman, CEO of ACCO Brands.

ACCO has recently announced a significant acquisition, buying video games accessories manufacturer PowerA in a deal worth up to $400 million. This is part of a strategy to transform ACCO into a consumer products-oriented branded supplier.

With this in mind, OPI News Editor Andy Braithwaite asks Boris about how he views the office products channel, given the secular declines in many core categories and the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 crisis…

 

Episode produced by Andy Braithwaite
Music by:
Extreme Energy by MusicToday80: https://soundcloud.com/musictoday80/r...
Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...
Music provided by Free Vibes: https://goo.gl/NkGhTg

Podcast: Jonathan Withey talks about business and sustainability

Podcast: Jonathan Withey talks about business and sustainability

December 4, 2020

This week’s episode of OPI’s podcast, OPI Talk, is all about sustainability and how to improve a company’s environmental credentials.

OPI Deputy Editor Michelle Sturman speaks with The Planet Mark Head of Business Development Jonathan Withey, an expert on sustainability who also has in-depth knowledge of the business supplies industry.

He discusses the journey to becoming more sustainable, how to reduce your carbon footprint and aim for net zero, the benefits of social value, the rise of plastics, and employee engagement.

The podcast features exclusive extracts from the Big Interview conducted with Jonathan for the November/December issue of OPI. Read the interview here.

 

Episode produced by Michelle Sturman (assisted by Andy Braithwaite)
Music by:
Extreme Energy by MusicToday80: https://soundcloud.com/musictoday80/r...
Attribution 3.0 Unported (CC BY 3.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/...
Music provided by Free Vibes: https://goo.gl/NkGhTg

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