If you are in business at any level, it pays to find sources for supplies, cleaning and other services at the best possible rates. Discount office supply mega-stores like Staples, Office Depot and Office Max exist in every neighborhood, and ship Internet orders. In addition to business supplies like printing paper, toner and ink, tags and labels, writing implements, filing systems and the like, these large centers sell office furniture, computers and accessories, software, telephones, and other electronics. Most provide photocopy and printing services, and have desks for ordering personalized stationery and business cards.
Other business-to-business suppliers sell packaging supplies and equipment, safety equipment, and a wide range of products for business, using catalogs and Internet sites. Take a look at the website of the Uline company for one mainstream example of the range of products involved.
For major equipment like telephones, copiers, fax machines and computers, shop around carefully, and be careful of salespeople who call you on an unsolicited basis.
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