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Aug 30, 2018
Office Supplies
An Eco-Friendly Back-to-School

In office supplies, the market for products made from recycled materials is growing. And, as consumers look towards sustainable alternatives to traditional school supplies, reusable notebooks such as the Rocketbook, as well as dry erase boards have become popular options.

Jul 18, 2018
Office Supplies
The Changing Face of Back-to-School Shopping

Convenience-based online purchasing methods, and Millennial parents stepping in as the next generation of back-to-school shoppers are shifts that are changing the face of back-to-school shopping for traditional supplies.

Mar 28, 2018
Office Supplies
A Digital Detox

With many technologies and smart devices at our disposal, consumers nevertheless need a cleanse from the digital stare. New office designs; growth in pen, planner and notebook sales; and trends like bullet journaling and hand lettering, reflect this digital detox.

Consumers Get Crafty this Holiday Season

The U.S. office supplies industry is no exception to the shopping trends emerging this holiday season, as there are several products trending for holiday crafting, gift giving, and home décor.

Mar 15, 2017
Office Supplies
Women’s Movement Impacts Spending on Office Supplies

Setting political views aside, the women’s movement has positively influenced the sales of office supplies.

Things are About to Get Pretty Sticky

The slime trend is oozing its way into schools throughout the nation and worldwide, and as more parents receive requests for the five key ingredients, retailers want to make sure they not only have these, and other slime enhancing supplies, stocked,

Dec 13, 2016
Office Supplies
Consumers Continue to Color this Holiday Season

It was about two years ago that we at NPD detected the adult coloring book trend beginning to take flight and, alongside this trend, sales of colored pencils, markers, and even gel pens soared. During the first month of the 2015 holiday season, sales of coloring pages were up 70 percent and sales of complementary products like colored pencil sets grew over 100 percent. Demand for these items was so strong that some manufacturers were unable to turn around enough colored pencils to meet the consumer demand. Exactly one year later and the consumer demand for these products has continued.

On the Move

On the Move

Feb 11, 2016
Office Supplies
Paperworld Germany At A Glance

Paperworld Germany At A Glance

Feb 11, 2016
Office Supplies
Keeping A Pulse On The Growing Handmade Movement

Keeping A Pulse On The Growing Handmade Movement

Jan 18, 2016
Office Supplies
What Women Want

What Women Want

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