Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 3:00pm by Editorial Content
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HP has extended voice-activated printing to consumers in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand and India, following its launch in the US. A skill for two of the three major smart speaker platforms – Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant (support for Microsoft Cortana is still only available in the US) – will enable users of HP web-enabled printers to connect their devices to the virtual assistant...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 11:20am by Editorial Content
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Dale Needham, Group Sales Director, ZenOffice Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: Security, data protection, print mobility, BYOD – all of these are being discussed along with price and service delivery, but a key discussion point being brought to the table from our customers is what else can you do to help our business? Q: Do clients have the same understanding of industry terms,...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 11:10am by Editorial Content
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On June 7 at The Oval in London, Canon announced the relaunch of its EMEA channel partner programme. PrintIT Reseller spoke to Director of B2B Indirect Sales, James Pittick, to find out more about the company’s strategy to grow its B2B channel business Canon has launched the new channel programme to support partners facing new business challenges. Importantly, the company has listened to its resellers,...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 11:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Opportunities abound for MPS providers

Managed print services are an untapped opportunity for channel organisations to extend their influence within the SMB market, says Quocirca Research Director, Louella Fernandes MPS adoption in the SMB market remains relatively low, compared to the enterprise market. The managed print service model is proving an attractive prospect for channel organisations seeking to protect and grow future revenue,...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 10:50am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Changes are afoot in the Scottish print industry

Iain Robertson, Vice President of Print Scotland, sees uncertainty for the Scottish print industry as proposed new procurement plan threatens to exclude smaller firms According to Robertson, Scotland’s print industry, which employs between 4,000 and 6,000 people, is facing a watershed moment which could see it continue to grow, create jobs and contribute to the country – or see it stopped in its...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 10:49am by Tayla Ansell
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OKI has added wireless connectivity to the C332dn and MC363dn high definition colour A4 printers. The compact printers come with wireless connectivity as standard, making high quality in-house printing of a huge range of materials, from A6 to 1.3m banners, even simpler and faster. The C332dnw brings professional quality HD colour printing to the desktop for printing letters, reports and customer facing...

Posted on Jul 23 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
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Xerox’s six-station Iridesse Production Press is an economical alternative to offset and foil stamping for the ‘short run, short turn’ printing of metallics and iridescent hues From the catwalk to the stationery cupboard, there’s no escaping the craze for metallic finishes and iridescent special effects. With the introduction of Xerox’s six-station Iridesse Production Press, metallics could...

Posted on Jul 22 2018 - 3:00pm by Editorial Content
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Winners of the 2018 Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Awards for the UK Communications and Content industries will be announced at an Awards luncheon to celebrate innovation, creativity, and excellence on 26 June at Stationers’ Hall, London. This year’s awards attracted 43 entries, an increase of 34% from last year. Jonathan Drori, Chairman of the Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence...

Posted on Jul 22 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
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Lexmark has introduced a new generation of mid-range mono printing devices targeted at enterprise customers The OEM says the new MS and MX 320, 420, 520, and 620 Series intelligent devices are equipped with the latest capabilities so users can focus on growing their business. The single-function and MFP series bring a combination of reliability, productivity and security to desktop sized devices built...

Posted on Jul 21 2018 - 3:00pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on The Print Coach to deliver keynote at The Print Show

Nick Devine, aka The Print Coach, has been named as a keynote speaker for The Print Show 2018 which takes place from September 18 to 20 at the NEC in Birmingham. Devine has a 35-year background in sales, sales management and business management. Having worked in four countries across 14 different industries, he has amassed an impressive knowledge of sales and the most effective selling techniques. Organisers...