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January 10, 2019
Ergonomics is a phenomenon that is already found in several offices today, but its importance isn't always understood. Discover the benefits of adopting this trend in your office.
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January 02, 2019
Owning a warehouse or office comes with a specific set of rules to follow. It's essential to create a safe and comfortable environment for your employees while complying with all necessary health and safety laws.
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January 10, 2019
Ergonomics is a phenomenon that is already found in several offices today, but its importance isn't always understood. Discover the benefits of adopting this trend in your office.
January 02, 2019
Owning a warehouse or office comes with a specific set of rules to follow. It's essential to create a safe and comfortable environment for your employees while complying with all necessary health and safety laws.
December 10, 2018
No matter how careful you are, working in a warehouse will expose you to different kinds of dangerous situations. Although you can’t avoid them entirely, here are our top 5 tips on how to reduce the risk of getting injured at work to a minimum.
November 26, 2018
Cleanliness and hygiene in your workspace are more important than you think. We recommend here items that help you maintain your office clean.
November 08, 2018
You most likely spend a lot of your time at the office if you have a desk job. Studies show that the average adult spends almost a quarter of their lives at work. A dirty office is not only unsanitary, causing sickness and health problems, but it can have a drastic effect on how both employees and clients feel about your business.
October 25, 2018
Your employees should be able to take a break when they are in the break room, so you need to create a place they can relax and have everything available.
October 10, 2018
The breakroom is always appreciated by employees, which is why it needs to be well equipped and comfortable. Your team will be less stressed and more productive with a space designated for relaxation.
September 26, 2018
By organizing your office items, you can save time looking for them and focus on the benefits that come from what you’re working on. On the other hand, this can sometimes seem like a challenge. At Crites & Riddell, we can help you manage the storage of your office items.
September 14, 2018
Storage spaces are very useful to find quickly what we are looking for. They save you time searching for papers or other items and help you focus on your usual tasks.
August 27, 2018
Your office entrance is the first thing that customers see when they visits you. Here are some advices to help you to make this piece pleasant.
August 14, 2018
Having comfortable office furniture and supplies is as important as providing a relaxed working environment for yourself. Following are some of the products you should consider while setting up your home office.
July 31, 2018
Looking for great team building activities? Here is a list of great ideas to choose from.
July 23, 2018
Use these clever tips and tricks to keep cool this season and add a summer vibe to your workspace, to keep your team’s morale and productivity levels high.
June 28, 2018
Are you considering purchasing some standing desks for your business? Here are the advantages of such furniture.
June 19, 2018
If you are running a business, whether big or small, you need be careful with proper cash and currency management. Find our best options in this buying guide!
May 29, 2018
If you would like to give your employees and your company an aesthetic boost that can enhance efficiency, then it’s time to redecorate your office with beautiful yet ergonomic office furniture!
May 09, 2018
See our buying guide for organizing your office space. A clean office encourages productivity in your employees!
April 27, 2018
Buying a filing cabinet is the first step to an organized office space. The second one is deciding on a filing system to keep your documents organized and easy to recover.
April 05, 2018
Having an organized office space can help boost productivity and efficiency in the office. It all starts by investing in a good filing cabinet.
March 23, 2018
This buying guide has the purpose of facilitating your laptop buying decision by explaining the different components that differentiate each laptop.
March 08, 2018
Having ergonomic furniture can help reduce the risk of work related injuries, reduce stress and improve overall happiness in the office.
February 23, 2018
Make sure you’re investing in the right printer with help from our buying guide. Learn the difference today!
February 07, 2018
Recycling your electronic waste can have a positive effect on the environment and help in build future products. Learn the importance of getting rid of your devices responsibly!
January 22, 2018
If your office space is getting dull and the wear and tear is continuously increasing, we’re here to show you how to easily revive your office space.
January 08, 2018
With a multitude of different coffee maker models, it's easy to get lost in the details. Read our complete buying guide on how you should choose yours today!
December 22, 2017
Now that you know how to inventory your office supplies, learn how to manage that inventory to never run out of anything again!
December 08, 2017
Planning your office party shouldn’t be stressful. Follow these steps for an easy and enjoyable holiday party for everyone!
November 22, 2017
The recipe for happiness isn’t a secret. Thanks to a few small actions every day, you can be happier at work too. Check out all our tips our new article!
November 08, 2017
Increase your productivity with a work desk that meets your needs. Learn how to choose a good desk for you with this easy buying guide!
October 25, 2017
Co-working promotes exchange while allowing workers to break their isolation and enjoy a place to work collaboratively. In this article, discover its benefits and how this type of work space works.
October 11, 2017
The office chair is an indispensable work tool for anyone who needs to sit for hours. In this guide to buying one, you will learn all the things to consider when looking for an ergonomic chair.
September 25, 2017
Does your conference room need some re-development? Don’t worry, we have all the essential equipment needed. See our favorite equipment to ensure good and efficient work.
September 13, 2017
The layout, brightness and colours of your office can affect your mood and your motivation. Increase your productivity by improving the organization of your workspace!
August 24, 2017
Who has never heard that breakfast was the most essential meal of the day? Despite this, many do not take the time to eat a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Here are some reasons to change your morning habits and the type of food you should be preparing!
August 10, 2017
Digital printing allows high quality printing of all types of documents. Then, thanks to the online service of Crites & Riddell, everything is done directly on our site. Discover the 4 advantages of our printing service!
July 27, 2017
Every business needs a few essentials in office supplies. Have everything in hand with our list of materials and accessories that will be useful to you to work.
July 13, 2017
Summer is definitely the season when people take their vacation. Nevertheless, did you know that a large majority of workers think they do, but never take one? Vacation bring real benefits to you and for your work. Discover, in this article, the benefits of taking vacation.
June 27, 2017
Did you know that the state of your office is a reflection of your personality at work? Discover, in this article, the 5 types of worker personality. Which one are you?
June 13, 2017
Are you sitting at a desk all day? Avoid back problems by choosing an ergonomic office chair. See all the advantages of getting one and, above all, how well to adjust it!
May 24, 2017
Do you sit for a long time during the day? To avoid chronic pain and other types of illness, exercise is recommended, especially if you stay for long hours in the same position. Here are some stretches to perform while working!
May 11, 2017
Discover the 3 main advantages of getting used office furniture. In addition, we have a special sale just for you! The link is in the article!
April 24, 2017
During long holidays, children need ideas to keep themselves busy. Out of inspiration? Discover new crafting and DIY ideas for your little ones.
April 04, 2017
The field of office supply often gets neglected, as many people consider financial management or sales as the most important part of their work process.
March 23, 2017
One study found that 33% of recipients decided whether to open an email based solely on the subject line.
March 06, 2017
Work that often necessitates good quality products and tools to facilitate the everyday tasks. In this article, we will delve deep into what kind of tools you need to have a creative office with Crites & Riddell.
February 21, 2017
Once you have visited Crites & Riddell and have purchased all of the supplies you need for your new desk, it is time to consider what kinds of virtual supplies you will need on a daily or weekly basis.
February 06, 2017
Anxiety affects millions of people each year, eighteen percent in America alone. Crites & Riddell offer supplies that would help in tools to cope with anxiety.
January 31, 2017
Almost everyone finds waking up in the morning and leaving the comforts of the bed difficult. Your office supplies should consist of ergonomic office furniture which will ease your work; thus less tiredness. Here, we will discuss the steps to waking refreshed.
January 09, 2017
Have you ever wanted to make a home office but didn’t think you had enough space? We, at Crites & Riddell, have everything you need to create your idea of a perfect office space.
December 07, 2016
Did you plan your goals and resolutions for the new year? Are you keeping away from the classics like going back to the gym and eating healthy knowing you’ll only keep it up for a couple of days or weeks?
November 29, 2016
Although spring cleaning is the main thing, keeping your office space clean during the winter is more essential. When the snow starts falling, winter coats, scarves, gloves and boots clutter at least a quarter of your office space.
October 27, 2016
Congratulations on your new expansion! Now that you have finally gotten that office space, it's time to fill it up with office supplies to satisfy your employees.
September 22, 2016
Working at home brings a lot of advantages and disadvantages. Whether you are a seasonal worker or an employee working from home, the following tips you will certainly be very useful.
August 30, 2016
Since having a good work environment influences productivity, do not neglect in any case the layout of your home office. The following 5 ideas will help you create a space where functionality and comfort combine.
August 05, 2016
Your office furniture is likely to be the first thing that potential clients and visitors will notice. Additionally, it will play a role in creating the workspace environment for your employees.
July 26, 2016
The manner in which employees work is constantly evolving. For this reason, it is paramount for businesses and organizations to maximize the use of their available space.
June 30, 2016
As the job market is constantly evolving, it is becoming increasingly more paramount for job seekers to develop their knowledge and mastered certain skills. Following are a few job etiquette tips that will help you land a job in a highly competitive job market.
May 25, 2016
With the prevalence of food-borne illnesses and the lost work hours they can lead to, it is in the interest of employers to provide a spic and span environment where employees can enjoy their meals.
May 11, 2016
Studies have revealed that employees are looking for certain incentives within the workplace to provide the optimal environment for a healthy and motivating work experience. Following are 10 ways for creating this type of work environment for your employees.
April 29, 2016
At some point during the work week, you’re probably going to get called in for another meeting. While some meetings are productive and worthwhile, the unfortunate truth is that many meetings are simply ineffective.
April 13, 2016
You have the possibility to incorporate many different nature elements into your office space to create a biophilic design.
March 28, 2016
​If your career involves spending hours sitting in front of a computer, it might cause back and neck discomfort. Make sure your workspace is ergonomic by applying the following tips.
March 04, 2016
2016 is the right time to do away with tired old office schematics that forgo ergonomic office furniture. Make better use of public space, and intuitive designs that make people want to come to work.
February 19, 2016
Success is certainly not something that happened by accident! Successful people such as Marc Zuckerberg, Bill gates and Coco Chanel all learned good habits in order to reach their objectives. Why don’t you do the same?
February 05, 2016
We all have bad habits, those little things that we do on a regular basis, even though we know deep down that we shouldn’t be doing them. If you’re ready to make a change for the better in your professional life, consider these ten successful habits.
January 21, 2016
Spending all day long sitting in an office environment can get really boring. This feeling can have a negative effect on productivity level. If your business is facing a decline in productivity, there are several steps to solve this problem. Here are five tips to make your work environment more productive.
January 05, 2016
The winter months are often bleak and cold, having an impact on our mood and productivity in the workplace. Although the lack of sunshine may be the leading factor, there are several steps you can take to beat the winter blues while at your place of employment.
December 22, 2015
The holidays are an enjoyable time, however once the festivities come to an end, you may be left with more turkey and stuffing than expected. Instead of reheating the same meal for the next week, why not transform it into something new?
December 10, 2015
For those who work in an office type environment, holiday gift giving can be stressful and somewhat difficult. Here are a few suggestions that will make figuring out what to buy your co-workers and your boss a little easier.
November 24, 2015
Buying items online is pretty much the standard for many businesses. While there are still people who find the whole idea a bit scary, for security or privacy concerns, the vast majority of people now prefer to order through the Internet. And it’s not just because it’s easy; there are many other powerful motivators to doing so.
November 16, 2015
Going green is far from a new idea. Increasing numbers of local businesses operate on standard green practices.
October 22, 2015
As the days get shorter many of us tend to become less active. Just because you work in an office doesn’t mean you’re sentenced to inactivity for eight hours of the day.
October 08, 2015
Autumn is the season of packed lunches. Never mind the amazing fall colors on the trees outside, what are you going to pack in your lunches this week?
September 24, 2015
Paper shredding is a very necessary part of many businesses. The thought of sensitive and confidential documents falling into the wrong hands is enough to motivate even the most laid-back person to invest in a paper-shredding set-up.
September 10, 2015
Good design is cornerstone to an office running smoothly and efficiently. Paired with a well-planned office furnishing project, excellent designs can breathe new life into your workplace.
August 14, 2015
With the coming of fall, nothing is more natural than shifting to a new way of thinking or doing things.
July 13, 2015
Printing can vary greatly from project to project, so we’ve put together a few tips to help you get the best results on your printing services Montreal.
June 16, 2015
Essential to running an efficient operation, successful inventory systems must be in step with the operations of your business.
June 05, 2015
It takes some practice and good communication skills to pull a meeting together successfully and with good results.Here are a few tips on sharpening up your meetings.
May 22, 2015
Often, like so many other areas of life, it really is the small things that can make a big impact on our health and happiness.
May 08, 2015
There is also a surprisingly large number of more obscure office supplies that often get overlooked when placing an order for office supplies Montreal.
April 24, 2015
Because of the nature of cloud computing, it allows smaller businesses and organizations access to otherwise inaccessible products and services, such as videoconferencing technology.
April 10, 2015
While always having a good quality multipurpose paper in stock is a great starting point, there are big advantages to understanding the variety of paper products available to you today.
March 20, 2015
For many local businesses and offices printing supplies are among the most expensive Montreal office supplies.There are some very real ways to trim your in-house printing budget significantly.
March 06, 2015
Tax season is not one that we look forward to. Especially true for businesses; tax season involves extra time, effort, and paperwork to get things accounted for and reported properly.
February 20, 2015
Office jobs are often not thought of when talking about occupational hazards. From stress, anxiety, poor air quality, to musculoskeletal disorders, there are plenty of health factors that pertain to office environments.
February 06, 2015
While pen-less and paperless offices may seem like a popular idea, the truth remains that we will always need paper and stationary pens. Whether to jot down a quick telephone message, or your impromptu to-do list.
January 29, 2015
Like it or not, print marketing works. Not only does it work, it works well. On average, your typical print-based marketing strategy will bring in better results than other marketing strategies, especially when combined with other initiatives.
January 15, 2015
With leading innovators in the corporate industries demanding creativity and ingenuity, many of these same companies realize the need for working environments conducive to these qualities.
December 19, 2014
Take the time to shop around for the best prices on office furniture Montreal. Be sure to add these costs into your 2015 budget.
December 04, 2014
Planning a staff party that will be great for everyone isn’t rocket science. It starts with understanding your workplace and the people that work there. Be sure to stay true to your company values.
November 27, 2014
One of the best ways to set yourself up for success is to eat a healthy breakfast each morning. Guess Mom was right after all! Here are four reasons never to skip breakfast.
November 13, 2014
Meeting rooms are rapidly going digital, with businesses making use of greatly improved quality digital conference room technology and software.
October 24, 2014
Today, more and more businesses are recognizing the power of these types of items and putting to use a wide range of promotional products.
October 10, 2014
Not only will you save money, you can find amazing deals on attractive and modern used office furniture in Montreal. Buying used office furniture and other office supplies to give your work environment some flavour is a great idea.
September 25, 2014
With a fresh new look and sharp new designs, it’s hard not to feel inspired and energized, especially if you’re spending eight or more hours each day in that environment!
September 04, 2014
Time management. We all have to deal with the restraints and demands of time. Some of us do so poorly and some master the concept.
August 15, 2014
Looking for a great place to buy office supplies Montreal? Or do you want to buy office supplies wholesale? Buying office supplies online through our National Accounts Program can save you a lot of money.
July 11, 2014
One of the best ways to use a little extra time is by taking on a few organizing and cleaning projects. Read on to find out three quick and easy tips to tidy up your office.
June 13, 2014
Thinking about buying a new computer? Hold on just a minute! Before you go ahead and buy a new computer, think about what you will do with your old one.
May 23, 2014
Slumped over or slouching at your computer desk. It happens to us all for sure, but did you know that slipping into that slouch effects more than just your physical body?
May 09, 2014
Take heart though, a few simple strategies followed consistently will end your office clutter once and for all. Here's some great strategies to get you started.
April 07, 2014
Here are some things to consider before you make your technology-related purchases.
March 28, 2014
Designing an office or other workspace to be an ideal environment for productivity does not have to be challenging. In fact, by following a few simple steps, you can have the work space you and your employees will look forward to working in every day.
March 14, 2014
We are living in a digitalized world with most traditional practices being overtaken by technologically savvy options. Whether your project prompts you to choose digital over offset printing, Crites & Riddell Basics Printing Services knows all about that!
February 28, 2014
Making simple yet smart choices and changes around the office can facilitate eco-friendliness, allowing you to reap the 'green' benefits.
February 10, 2014
Knowing the benefits of choosing the best desks and ergonomic office furniture really matters when it comes to a company’s bottom line and overall long-term success.
January 27, 2014
Purchasing office furniture and supplies may seem like a substantial expense, it helps to view it as a long term investment in the company.
January 13, 2014
The office that remains clean and organized promotes greater production and healthier conditions. Keeping your work area clean and taking care of your health can have multiple benefits.
December 20, 2013
Offices in Montreal maintain a variety of office supplies that are used daily by their employees. The secret to having an effective inventory is staying committed to updating it consistently.
December 06, 2013
If you’re planning a holiday office party this month, read on to find out how to have the best holiday party ever.
November 22, 2013
One of our specialties is our high-volume online printing service. Online printing services make creating your project easy.
November 08, 2013
There are so many choices when it comes to office chairs, how do you find the one best suited to your situation? Read our helpful tips on buying the best conference room chairs.
October 28, 2013
Business meetings can require a little pre-arranged formality to keep things on track. Choosing conference room furniture that will help make this happen can make a big difference.
October 08, 2013
Ready to get organized? Master your filing systems and never lose another piece of paper!
September 26, 2013
Having the right office equipment, ergonomic office furniture, and office supplies is only half the battle. Knowing how to put them to good use is the other half!
September 06, 2013
For the majority of people making green choices at home is the norm. But what about in the office? We’ve put together some easy to implement tips that will help your office become more eco-conscious.
August 19, 2013
To help make your back to school shopping experience smooth and painless, we’ve put together some tips for getting the right supplies.
August 05, 2013
There’s no bigger time-waster than employees running around looking for pens, paper, sticky notes or hole punches
July 26, 2013
When working in a stationary situation, there are a few things to be aware of and keep in mind.
July 10, 2013
There are numerous ways to endorse and promote your organization and products. One with a proven impact is the use of promotional products.
June 26, 2013
When you have a large print job the last thing you’ll need is an online printing service that doesn’t follow your requests to the tee
June 12, 2013
Each worker needs their own supply of office products at their desk or work station.
May 29, 2013
It may not seem like a big deal to take a pad of paper or a few pens from the office and save yourself the expense.
May 07, 2013
If you’re the one who does the supply ordering for you company, you know how complex that process can be.
April 19, 2013
If you've ever had the experience of working eight hours at a poorly designed workstation, then you understand all too well the importance of ergonomics!
April 05, 2013
We always say looks won’t matter. But the bottom-line is that most people and especially those in a business environment take appearances very seriously.
January 24, 2013
A Canadian perspective on the 2013 Global Multi-channel Retail Survey The retail sector in Canada has changed dramatically over the past decade. New technologies, global access, enhanced mobility, social media: each of the...
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