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What is an Egyptian Business Product Audit & How Does it Work?

By Andrew Stephens on Feb 17, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Are you unhappy with your current office supply vendor? Or do you want to make sure you're getting the best price possible on all the products you need to efficiently (and successfully) run your business?  

Topics: Business Products
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How Can Egyptian Workspace Partners Compete with Big Box Stores?

By Brett Baltz on Jan 29, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Have you ever found yourself wanting to buy office supplies from a local business, but you're not quite sure how they can compete on price with Amazon or big box stores? Or perhaps you have concerns about the level of customer service and technical support a local supplier can provide? 

Whatever your reservations may be, you're not alone. Many business owners assume big box stores have the best prices on everything and that local suppliers can't compete, but that's just not true anymore. 

Here at Egyptian Workspace Partners, we have access to more than 500 manufacturers in product categories like office supplies, janitorial products, furniture and technology, so we can continue to provide you with the same selection of products as the big box stores.  

In this article, we'll dive into how Egyptian has refined its processes to compete with the big box stores, give you the opportunity to partner with a fellow local business and support your local community.

How Can Egyptian Compete with Big Box Stores? 

1. How Can Egyptian Compete on Price?

When evaluating potential suppliers, you'll want to make sure they're able to compete on price for all the products you need to efficiently operate your business. 

Topics: Business Products
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What to Look for in Your Office Supply Vendor (8 Questions to Ask)

By Andrew Stephens on Jan 22, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Are you a business owner wanting to reduce your office supply costs or consolidate vendors? Or are you just looking for ways to save time procuring supplies, so you don’t have to waste time looking for everything you need at a local wholesale club?    

Finding the right vendor to help reduce your office supply costs isn't a difficult task, but it can be overwhelming if you're unsure of the questions you need to ask or where to begin in your search. 

Here at Egyptian Workspace Partners, we know how confusing (and time-consuming) it can be to choose a new office supply vendor, which is why we're here to guide you and help you understand what you should be looking for in a supplier. 

In this article, we'll take a look at the eight essential questions you need to ask before choosing a new office supply vendor, so you can find a partner who can meet all your needs and help you run your business successfully.  

How to choose an office supply vendor: 8 questions to ask

1. Do They have All the Products You Need to Run Your Business?

When you're evaluating potential vendors to single source all your business product needs, it's absolutely vital that your vendor has everything you need to operate your business successfully. In fact, having one supplier for as many products as possible should be your goal. 

Topics: Business Products
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Why are Invoices Important for an Egyptian Business Product Audit?

By Andrew Stephens on Jan 14, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Do you feel pressure to reduce costs and save time ordering everyday essentials? Whether you’re in charge of buying supplies for a four-person office or a fortune 500 company, your goal is usually the same: to help reduce overall supply costs for your business.

Topics: Business Products Facility Products
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10 Best Business Product Suppliers in St. Louis & Southern Illinois

By Brett Baltz on Aug 4, 2020 8:15:00 AM

Are you on the hunt for a new business product supplier? With so many local and online retailers, it’s hard to not feel overwhelmed by all the options.  

Topics: Business Products Best Of
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2021 Boise X9 Multi-Use Copy Paper Review (Pros & Cons)

By Brett Baltz on Jun 10, 2020 8:00:00 AM

From printing budget reports to copying essential documents, you probably use copy paper every day. Since most offices use the same type of paper for every print job, you may want to consider buying multi-use paper with several different uses.

Topics: Business Products Copy Paper Reviews
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The Cost of Copy Paper in 2021: 7 Key Factors to Consider

By Brett Baltz on Jun 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

When people buy copy paper, they tend to choose the cheapest option – after all, it’s just a sheet of paper, right? Well, not necessarily.    

Topics: Business Products Copy Paper Cost
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How Much Does an Office Printer Cost in 2021? (Factors & Price Range)

By Andrew Stephens on Jun 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Regardless of the type of office you work in, you probably use a printer every day – which means you’ll have to replace it eventually. When the time comes, you may end up asking yourself, how much does a printer actually cost?  

Topics: Business Products Copy Paper Cost
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The Difference Between OEM, Remanufactured, and Compatible Toner

By Andrew Stephens on Oct 3, 2019 11:53:23 AM

No Scams. No Printer Problems: Uncover the Truth About Different Generic Toners. 

Most generic toner cartridges will fit into your printer. BUT. Not all toners are made equal. In fact, there are three different types of toner, each with different manufacturing standards and performance qualities. The person in charge of office supplies procurement for your business should understand not only the differences, but also the printing solutions offered by your provider. Unlike some many procurement partners who only sell toner, Egyptian provides solutions from beginning to end of your toner purchase. We want for all of our partners to be educated on the different products so you can make a confident decision from the get-go.

Topics: Business Products Comparisons Ink & Toner
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Choosing The Right Chair Mat: Protect Flooring In Your St Louis Office

By Alison Baltz on Sep 30, 2019 3:24:34 PM

The Benefits Of Office Chair Mats & How To Choose The Right One For Your St. Louis Office

Although people think of their office chair as a stationary piece of workplace furniture, it actually moves so often that it can cause damage to your floors. Pushing a chair towards and away from a desk each time an employee sits or stands rubs away at the surface beneath it.

Topics: Business Interiors Business Products