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Blaisdell’s Business Products (BBP) first opened its doors as a small, store-front office supply company in 1950. As the needs of business professionals changed, BBP adjusted its business from a community storefront to an online, single-source supplier. Its focus shifted from retail sales to directly supplying businesses with products and services they need to achieve a great workday. Aside from basic pens and paper, BBP offers a wide variety of breakroom, technology, janitorial, and safety products. Its ergonomic accessories and office furniture are also paired with consultation, design, and installation services.

The Oakland-based company is dedicated to rebuilding a better community by focusing on its four pillars of participation: public service, collaboration, contribution, and recognition. It actively engages in monthly volunteer projects, sponsorships, monetary, and product donations, including COVID-19 and fire relief-focused efforts. BBP has also created a Nonprofit Choice Awards, which recognizes five nonprofits with a monetary donation at the end of each year. The finalists are nominated by its business customers and selected in an anonymous ballot sent to all of its employees.

Company Information

HQ Location
Oakland, Calif.
Business Leader(s)
Margee Witt, CEO
2019 Revenue$37,270,603
Four-Year Revenue Growth (%)195.12%
Four-Year Jobs Created48