PRINTING IN AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES, 2009-2011
Australian businesses spend $6.07 billion annually fulfilling their printing requirements. The GFC is forcing many to take a hard look at this expenditure – and driving change in the products, services and providers being used.
MID YEAR UPDATE – HOW IS THE OP MARKET TRAVELLING?
Penfold Research has recently released an updated report on the state of the Australian office products market. Not surprisingly there are some harsh realities out there – and if you look hard enough some areas of opportunity.
2009 IN THE OP MARKET – HOW TOUGH WILL IT BE?
Let’s face it, the year ahead won’t be pretty. We foresee declining sales and plummeting profits, but is it a time to batten down the hatches, or use the conditions as an opportunity to move ahead of competitors?
THE EDUCATION MARKET, 2009
With cost pressures mounting and households tightening their expenditure, the coming 2009 ‘Back to school’ (BTS) period is shaping up as a highly competitive and margin crunching one.
PRESS ARTICLE: OFFICE PRODUCTS IN AUSTRALIA, 2008-2010
The ‘core’ Australian office products market in 2007 was valued at $A7.5 billion – at the end consumer prices. However when a broader market definition is used – and the market is moving more towards this – it is valued at a much higher $A11.8 billion.
PRESS ARTICLE: THE EDUCATION MARKET FOR STATIONERY AND OFFICE PRODUCTS, 2007
Total expenditure by students and educational institutions was $1.5billion in 2007, of which the majority was made by students at the all-important ‘back to school’ period.
SCRAP BOOKING – IS ALL THE ATTENTION JUSTIFIED?
A look into the opportunity provided by this new and in many ways very ‘different’ category. Does it measure up to for office product dealers?