Paper & Stationary
PAPER & STATIONERY – INTEGRAL PART OF THE WORKPLACE AND ACADEMIA
One product group is omnipresent in any business, industry, office, institution or retail outlet: Paper and Stationery. However, advanced technology may become, however paperless we desire to transform the workplace or home into, paper will continue to exist, because its inherent utilities make it relevant and irreplaceable.
The Paper and Stationery product segment comprises of Office Stationery, such as Stationery Paper, Letterheads, Envelopes and Accessories such as Ink Pads, Pins, Clips, Staplers and Office Desk Organizers. Next in terms of volumes is School Stationery, which includes Notebooks, Pencils, Pens, Pads and Geometry Sets. The stationery products market in India was valued at around Rs. 140 billion during 2013-14, according to a research report published in 2015.
The market for writing pens in India is estimated at 1600 to 2400 million pieces a year, according to recent reports. This includes contribution from the organized and unorganized sector, and writing instruments priced at the low end, mid-level, premium and top end. The types of writing instruments include Black Pencils, Color Pencils, Ball Point Pens, Gel Pens, Fountain Pens, Roller Pens and Refills for various types of Pens. Students account for 55 to 60% of the off-take for writing instruments, followed by executives at 20-25% and other multilevel users accounting for 15 to 20% of the market.
Printers being an integral part of any work environment, Printer Paper Wholesale is almost a business vertical by itself, and usually works in tandem with Copy Paper Suppliers, who provide the paper for reprography machines, referred to generically as Xerox Paper. Ball Pen manufacturers in India form a critical part of Stationary Supplies, and the number of Branded Pens has increased over the years.
Paper in any form has to be stored in an aesthetic and easily retrievable manner. Accordingly, a number of Files and Folder manufacturers have introduced branded products in the market.
With the Indian economy experiencing steady growth, and with widening of course offerings and higher intake of students at educational institutions, the demand for paper and stationery has been increasing constantly. Several large format retailers from overseas have entered the Indian market and set up their branded outlets which serve as a one-stop-shop for scholastic products and Office Supplies.
Currently, the Tammy Trade e-marketplace features various pens under Paper & Stationery. If your business is Office and School Supplies, we welcome you to come on board as a Verified Seller. Once you are registered on Tammy Trade, you become visible to bulk buyers from across the country. You eliminate intermediaries and reduce marketing costs, because the power of the platform will generate enquiries in the form of RFQs, and soon you could be saying, Done Deal!