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July/August 2020

July/August 2020

Cover Story: Coping with COVID: As we pass the half-year mark and business starts to return to some form of normal—whatever that may be—how has the IDC been weathering the COVID-19 storm and what is the outlook for the future? News Analysis: S.P. Richards reaction The Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Plus, Coronavirus follow-up survey…

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May/June 2020

May/June 2020

Cover Story: Virtually There: With this year’s NeoCon canceled we take a look at some of the latest offerings available from office furniture and accessories vendors. The Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Secrets of Success: Strive Workplace Solutions, Portland, Oregon Plus,Supply Side: Brian Bowerfind, ECi; Industry news; NOPA updates; Tom Buxton on what we do next;…

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April 2020

April 2020

Covid-19 Update: ID Reader Survey Results Cover Story: Recruiting Risks: Finding and hiring the best new employees is just the start of the process; you then have to acclimate them to your operations and make them part of your team. The Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Plus, Wholesaler updates from Essendant and S.P….

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March 2020

March 2020

COVER STORY: Technology Triumph: The latest dealer technology can improve operations and increase profitability in so many ways. Here is a look at the most popular systems and the dealers that use them. Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Secrets of Success: Current Office Solutions, Bryan, Ohio Plus, Supply Side: Steve Rozeboom, Special-T; Industry…

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February 2020

February 2020

COVER STORY: Blackboard Business: No matter where a dealer is located, selling to schools can be a viable path to increased sales Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Secrets of Success: Carrollton Office Supply, Carrollton, Kentucky Plus, Supply Side: George Kennedy, Avery; Industry news; NOPA updates; Kevin Rehberger on creating blog content; Krista Moore…

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January 2020

January 2020

COVER STORY: Buckle up for 2020: Dealers expect positive growth in 2020 against a backdrop of changing industry dynamics, unprecedented change and growing anxiety Winner’s Circle: Good things happening to independents Secrets of Success: Buy on Purpose, Houston, Texas Plus, Supply Side: Brent Woods, Bic; Industry news; NOPA updates; Troy Harrison on embracing online transparency;…

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