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5 Office Supplies Business Success Stories [2023]

5 Office Supplies Business Success Stories [2023]
Start An Office Supplies Business

Here are some real life success stories of starting a office supplies business:

1. Branch Furniture ($6M/year)

Greg Hayes (from New York, New York, USA) started Branch Furniture over 4 years ago.

$500K / month
3 founders / 20 employees
New York, New York, USA

Case Study

Hi, my name is Greg Hayes. I’m the CEO and co-founder of Branch Office Furniture, but you can just call us “Branch.” We’re taking a new approach to the office furniture industry, selling our line of desks, chairs, and other essentials directly to businesses and saving them thousands of dollars along the way.

With Branch, we’ve brought together the best of both worlds. We saw an opportunity to produce high-end office furniture and sell it directly to our clients, applying D2C principles to an antiquated B2B industry littered with middlemen. The result is a series of desks, ergonomic chairs, storage products, and conference furniture sold at between one-third and one-half of the price of comparable quality products, with space design, delivery and installation included. We also offer a trade-in program, so you can add and exchange furniture as your team grows and needs change. Since launching our first products in Q1 of 2019, we’ve done over $1M in sales, including nearly $400k last month!


2. Panda Paper Roll ($6M/year)

Frank Ouyang (from Jinan, Shandong, China) started Panda Paper Roll over 12 years ago.

$500K / month
1 founders / 5 employees

Case Study

Greetings, I am Frank Ouyang, the sales director of Panda Paper Roll Company. I run Panda Paper Roll, a company that aims to provide paper roll products and solutions to businesses worldwide.

The flagship product of our company is the thermal paper roll product, but our label rolls have become increasingly popular as well. Our annual sales range between $10M/year. We are extremely proud of how far we have come.


Learn more about starting an office supplies business:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start an office supplies business?
-> Pros and cons of an office supplies business

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established office supplies business

Other resources

4. OffiNeeds ($9M/year)

Srikanth Acharya (from Bengaluru, Karnataka, India) started OffiNeeds about 18 years ago.

$750K / month
2 founders / 100 employees

Case Study

I’m Srikanth Acharya, CEO at OffiNeeds. OffiNeeds is a leading Corporate Gifting and Custom Merchandise company with offices in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, and Chennai. We’ve been in business for 17+ years and have served 2000+ large corporate clients.

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