Starting life 200 years ago when it was part of Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Sheffield-based Banner claims it is now the UK's largest reseller of workplace products, holding stock in excess of £50m and making 18,000 deliveries from a fleet of 350 vehicles per day. It recently launched a dedicated technology website offering HP printers, Acer and Lenovo laptops and mobile handsets. Revenues for its year to 31 December 2017 more than doubled as it brought its Banner and Supplies Team arms into one legal entity. Net profits rose from £628,000 to £826,000.
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'I've never seen the industry move so fast' - reseller bosses come together to discuss change and innovation
14 top reseller bosses come together at CRN A-list dinner to discuss where they are placing their bets for the year ahead
This year saw a veritable M&A frenzy with some notable resellers getting scooped up
Top execs from the likes of Insight, Softcat and Daisy came together last night to talk about industry change. View all the photos here