Good Business Needs Good Writers Too

Good Business Needs Good Writers Too

I've learned to write stories when trying to engage with people and it takes some doing as printers, consumables and IT bundles aren’t usually exciting subjects to write or read about.
Upstream or Downstream: Make Sure You Have a Paddle

Upstream or Downstream: Make Sure You Have a Paddle

Expect much more activity. Pre-COVID, consolidation was long overdue. The pandemic has exacerbated the situation. There are too many players chasing the same customers. Get ready. Get your paddle!
Time to Seize the Opportunity in Africa

Time to Seize the Opportunity in Africa

The so-called “developing market” is a label given by mature markets to territories they are scared of, confused with, or too lazy to invest time and money to develop and an excuse for being unsuccessful.
6 Quick Questions: E-commerce and the New Normal

6 Quick Questions: E-commerce and the New Normal

The founding CEO of the world's largest online eCommerce store for imaging supplies talks about new normal after COVID-19.
India to be Less Reliant on China for Imaging Supplies

India to be Less Reliant on China for Imaging Supplies

It's not about being self-contained or closed-off to the world. Rather, it's about being self-sustaining and self-generating as India positions itself to become a USD 5 trillion economy by 2024.
Toner Ink News: events trends and key updates

Toner Ink News: events trends and key updates

John Cooper writes his final column after 38 years as an editor and 46 in the imaging equipment and supplies industry.
Butterflies Bumblebees and Shapeless Boxing

Butterflies Bumblebees and Shapeless Boxing

To dominate your competition as did Muhammad Ali, you must not just improve yourself, but innovate the field.
Berto Watches OEMs Enjoying Aftermarket Infighting

Berto Watches OEMs Enjoying Aftermarket Infighting

It wouldn't be so funny if were not so serious to see the OEMs recapture market share from the aftermarket thanks to the ongoing spat between suppliers of reman and newbuild cartridges.
Biggest News Stories for November 2020

Biggest News Stories for November 2020

The biggest stories include A Chinese made printer that uses OEM cartridges; Epson defeated in a High Court appeal; and problems over blue angel eco-labels in Europe.
Adjusting Your Business Model in the Face of the Pandemic

Adjusting Your Business Model in the Face of the Pandemic

The world economy is in crisis yet our industry was built on the fundamental pillar of providing better value than the OEMs—and that remains unchanged.