Profit falls at KCP

Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has reported an operating profit decline of 9% in Q3 2018. For the three months ended 30…

Acquisition for Kimball

US furniture manufacturer Kimball is to acquire contract furniture designer David Edward. Headquartered in Baltimore (MD), David Edward specialises in…

New appointments for Staedtler UK

The UK division of German stationery manufacturer Staedtler has added two new members to its team. Alexandra Harris has been…

Intelligrated helps fuel Honeywell

Warehouse automation company Intelligrated helped drive Q3 sales for Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions arm. For the three months ended…

Big Interview: Back from the brink

Just over two years ago, the future of Kaut-Bullinger looked bleak indeed, blighted by financial troubles, costly legacy systems and…

Hot Topic: Game changers

When Staples and Office Depot decided almost simultaneously in 2016 to sell off their European operations – and their other…

Special Feature: Top 100 2018

Every year, the search is on to find our industry’s biggest achievers and influencers around the globe – companies and…

Analysis: Staples Solutions makes ADVEO move

European office supplies reseller Staples Solutions has emerged as the “international industrial investor” that has signed an agreement with ADVEO’s…

Boiling the Frog: Revisited

There’s an urban myth which says that if a frog is placed in a saucepan of boiling water, it will…

The State of the OP Industry Report 2017-18

Once again, the last 12 months have seen the global office products (OP) industry continue to change substantially: Despite economic…

Piranha Business – Light. Key Insights Into The Appeal Of Amazon Business

In June 2017, Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) and OPI published “Piranha Business”, the first in-depth study of Amazon Business OP customers…
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Lyreco launches new corporate brand identity

Office products reseller Lyreco has unveiled its new company identity and positioning.
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HP Papers new range EMEA

Introducing the new HP Papers range. More focused, it is divided into three groups: GOOD, BETTER & BEST, with two…
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We are SOFEA

SOFEA is a European non-profit organisation. Our ambition is to become the leading organisation for sustainability for office supplies in…
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Pilot 100th anniversary with Mika – making of

For its 100th anniversary, Pilot has produced a exceptional, once-in-a-hundred-years video commercial directed by Lukas Zanotto and featuring artist Mika.…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…