Posted on May 14 2015 - 9:38am by John Peters
Comments Off on Sun, Sea, Sand and Olivetti!

Olivetti’s Top Dealers from the UK and Ireland return to Mauritius to mix business with pleasure By popular demand, Olivetti’s Annual Dealer Trip took place on the beautiful island of Mauritius, for the second year, in March, to reward the success of the Top Achieving Dealers from 2014. The group consisted of the Top 13 Dealers, and their partners, from the UK and Ireland and their destination...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 6:36pm by John Peters
Comments Off on The Dutch vodka brand MEDEA is using ‘message on a bottle’ technology

The Dutch vodka brand MEDEA is using ‘message on a bottle’ technology to interact with consumers. The combination of programmable LED displays on bottles, Apple’s iBeacon Bluetooth technology and a MEDEA app enables retailers and/or consumers to compose and wirelessly transmit scrolling messages to the bottles’ LED displays. Each bottle is pre-programmed with six familiar phrases, such as...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 3:09pm by John Peters
Comments Off on MBM Omega holds open day

Surrey-based MBM Omega showcased its wide range of business services and office products at an Open Day in London on March 12, 2015. Visitors were treated to a tour of the company’s office interiors showroom, a buffet from the company’s business catering menu and demonstrations of some of its products, including 3D printers. Managed print services, office supplies and archiving and shredding services...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 12:39pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Beta appointed Samsung authorised hardware distributor

Beta Distribution has become the UK’s fourth authorised Tier 1 hardware distributor for the full range of Samsung printers and multifunction devices. Beta managing director Steve Soper said: “We are clearly delighted with this appointment. Samsung have an enormous amount invested in their brand name and reputation. For us now to be associated with the Samsung name is a very significant milestone...

Posted on May 13 2015 - 9:24am by John Peters
Comments Off on The Midshire Group is marking its 25th anniversary with the opening of a new Midlands base.

Now in its 25th year, The Midshire Group has grown into a £25m business, enjoying sustained success and organic growth year-on-year since 1990. Managing Director Phil Powell attributes the company’s success to its commitment always to keep ahead of the market. “With something like technology, which is ever changing, it is imperative to know what the next big technology requirement will be for...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 3:13pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Exertis strengthens strategic partnership with Ricoh

Exertis, a UK leading B2B and retail distributor, has announced the strengthening of its strategic partnership with Ricoh, the global technology company specialising in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems, sustainability solutions and IT and communication services. The bolstered alliance builds on an existing 12 month relationship with Ricoh and will see...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 11:32am by John Peters
Comments Off on Wayne Snell joins DSales

Wayne Snell has joined DSales (UK) Ltd in the newly created role of product manager, with responsibility for promoting the company’s expanding line-up of ineo MFPs manufactured for Develop by Konica Minolta Holdings Inc.. Snell was previously Marketing Manager at Olivetti (UK), also a customer of Konica Minolta Holdings Inc., and before that group product manager at Konica Minolta Business Solutions...

Posted on May 12 2015 - 9:29am by John Peters
Comments Off on Olivetti’s Key Partner Programme delivers real benefits

Through its Key Partner Programme, Olivetti is well placed to demonstrate its loyalty to authorised dealers and give something back to partners for their continued business. “Dealers know that in a competitive marketplace their customers find it easy to switch from one supplier to another because their customers’ first priority, these days, is to find the best price,” said Dave Goswell, Managing...

Posted on May 11 2015 - 12:56pm by John Peters
Comments Off on How Concept Resourcing can help you find the right people for your business

Concept Resourcing is one of the UK’s fastest growing recruitment agencies. Established for 15 years, the company has become a leading supplier of permanent and contract staff to both OEMs and resellers operating within the office equipment sector. According to Tom Mills, Managing Consultant of the company’s document solutions division, one of its key strengths is a commitment to building long-term...

Posted on May 8 2015 - 5:09pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Bridging the skills gap

The much talked about skills crisis is seen as one of the biggest challenges facing the UK economy, holding back growth and limiting productivity. But what effect is it having on the printer industry and what are suppliers doing to bridge the skills gap? Phil Jones, Managing Director of Brother UK, says that Brother hasn’t suffered from the skills shortage, but has found recruitment harder, largely...