Industry reports and other downloads

About our reports and downloads

At Office Power we recognise the importance of evolving with the industry trends and that’s why we produce and commission various reports for office supplies dealers. The reports cover a variety of topics that can help dealers to keep up to date with industry news and get useful tips for their businesses. We conduct in-depth research and gather information from dealers as well as industry experts to get the most comprehensive insights and unbiased views on each topic. We continuously work on providing dealers with interesting and useful content, so in this section you will also find downloadable case studies, articles and other insightful content.

REPORT: THE CHANGING DEALER

Report: The changing dealer: resilience in the face of adversity

Our advanced commercial and customer reporting suite can be accessed whenever and from wherever you require using real-time data. Plus, with a team of data analysts available to help analyse trends and opportunities for growth, you really have everything you need to grow your business.

Social Media Gude

Report: Social media best-practice guide

In this guide you will find useful information, tips, examples and best practice advice including on setting your objectives, which platforms to use, best practice specifically for dealers on Linkedin, Twitter and much more. Download the guide now and start making the most out of your social media campaigns.

How to Value a Business

Report: How to value a business

Whether looking to attract potential buyers for your business, acquire another business, get accurate insurance coverage or just optimise your financial performance, this report will provide useful advice. Download this report to uncover the key elements that drive value in any business.

Dealer Group report

Report: Dealer group report

We have interviewed over 100 local office supplies dealers in the UK to find out their views on Dealer Groups. As a result of our research we have produced a comprehensive report with facts, key findings and our own opinion on the present and the future of the dealer group model.

Marketing report

Report: Dealer marketing trends

We have interviewed nearly 70 local office supplies dealers in the UK to better understand their marketing. As a result of that we have produced a comprehensive report with facts, stats, tips and expert opinions about the way marketing is changing in the industry.

Stylus casestudy

Case Study: The system to help you evolve

Surprisingly, many office supplies dealers remain loyal to their legacy systems even if they’re outdated and impacting their sales and business performance. Read this real life case study which shows how Stylus Stationers increased their profitability by a massive 300% when they chose to partner with Office Power.

Abbotts casestudy

Case Study: How Abbotts' furniture sales soared with the perfect blend of tools and support

This real life case study explores how Abbotts Office Solutions were able to focus on bigger and more lucrative opportunities when they partnered with Office Power. With the right tools and support, they saw measurable growth, improved relationships with key suppliers and now enjoy more confidence in the company’s future.

Nantwich case study

Case Study: How Office Services Nantwich incorporated their print business

When they first heard of Office Power, Mark and Emma assumed it was just another too-good-to-be-true solution, but they couldn’t have been further from the truth. Far from telling them to drop their print business, the Office Power team provided support for promoting their in-house print further.

Insights: How dealers can navigate Covid secure trends

Recently, BOSS Federation hosted a webinar looking at how businesses are becoming COVID secure, to help dealers prepare for and meet new customer needs. Drawing on insights from this and from our own experience, we’ve summarised some of the most significant changes taking place in workplaces, new product trends our industry is experiencing and most importantly what dealers can do to help support key customers and maximise on the sales opportunity this ‘new world’ brings.

future dealer channel

Insights: The future of the dealer channel

In a series of webinars, EO Group CEO Simon Drakeford and CFO Nick Wilson discussed what the post-Covid office supplies market and dealer businesses might look like by drawing on survey findings of over 100 UK dealers. In this article, we’ve highlighted some interesting findings they discussed, and what these mean for the future of our industry.

The impact of COVID on the future of work

Insights: The impact of Covid-19 on the future of work

At BOSS Member’s Day 2020, Generations Expert and Historian of Contemporary Values Dr Eliza Filby spoke about the extent of Covid’s impact on the structure of working life. Eliza is a leading figure in her field, specialising in the history of generations, how people’s values and behaviours are changing and the implications of this evolution on work, education, politics, society and economics.

Top 10 eCommerce features dealers should look out for and why

Insights: Top 10 e-commerce features dealers should look out for and why

With online ordering now more popular than ever, it’s important that office supplies dealers have the right tools and functionality to support their customers. We’ve identified the top 10 e-commerce features dealers should look out for to succeed in the new world, and why.