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‘COS brings you the latest news, blogs, tips & guides, videos and more.. We are the largest 100% Australian family owned and operated workplace supplier, we are proud of our growth from a small business to a nation-wide ‘complete office’ supplier. ‘COS has grown from a start up business with entrepreneurial spirit and a vision for the future of office supply procurement in the 1970s into a market leader, supplying 21,000 + unique products via tailored supply solutions to Australia’s dynamic commercial market of today. ‘COS embraces the opportunities of continued growth in delivering on our goal of offering ‘Australia’s Best Customer Experience.’ Our aim is to continue to grow and support Australian communities along the way. We are passionate about exceeding customer expectations and catering to the entire workplace needs of the future.

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    5 Ways to Boost Your Mood at Work

    Sometimes the work day can be a grind, but a few personally selected office products or considered actions, can vastly improve your mood and the outcome of your work day. 1. DECORATE YOUR SPACE If, like us you never really got over your obsession with school stationery then you’ll know what we’re talking about. These […]

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  • 2018 Diary

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    The Mind-clearing Magic of Diaries

    Despite living in a technology driven society, where our digital devices allow us to multi-task at lightening speed, tangible printed diaries or planners remain popular today with many benefits, including to our minds and overall wellbeing. It goes without saying that diaries and planners are a practical tool for staying organised, but in today's fast-paced global society where "busy" is an all [...]

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  • #worldwaterday

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    #GlobalWaterShortage #COSCares

    22 March is World Water Day and this year’s campaign is themed why waste water?  The United Nations General Assembly first designated this day in 1993 with the aim of raising awareness of the global water crisis, invoking action to make a difference, as Australian owned social enterprise Thankyou has done. Thankyou was founded in 2008 after co-founder Daniel Flynn learnt that over 900 million people […]

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  • What is Ergonomics

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    What is Ergonomics?

    Q: What is Ergonomics? A: Ergonomics is the scientific study of people’s efficiency in the workplace.  A poorly designed workplace which does not consider each employees capabilities leads to increased fatigue, lack of productivity and frustrated staff. This can then lead to costly injuries and poor output. What’s the fix?  By removing risk factors and undertaking […]

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  • Top Tech Products

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    Top Tech Product Picks for 2017

    The future has well and truly arrived, and with it a host of amazing new technology that not only improves the way we do business, but also the way we live our day to day lives. At COS we are passionate about the world of tech, and so we are forever looking for new and exciting […]

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  • Coffee in the workplace

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    Productivity perks of coffee IN the workplace

    Coffee breaks are a popular part of the workplace routine in Australia and throughout the world, but having a café quality machine in-house can also increase productivity and morale. Many studies have found that taking brief diversions from a task can dramatically improve a person’s ability to concentrate.  Happily coffee breaks offer  such a diversion AND with […]

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  • Valentine's Day DIY Art Craft

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    Hoooo Loves You? Valentine’s Day Owl DIY Craft

    This cute and simple Valentine’s Day Art and Craft activity will be a hoot to make with your little loved one. We created this Valentine’s Day Owl using products from our huge range of Art & Craft supplies. Red Heart Stickers Joggle Eyes Assorted sizes Red paper Pink paper Paper plates Follow these simple steps to create […]

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