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Supplies issues persist at HP

HP Inc reported its second quarter results yesterday, with a continued – and expected – decline in supplies sales hitting…

Bolt-on acquisition for Avery

Avery has made a small acquisition in Canada, its parent company CCL Industries has announced. The latest addition to the…

New CEOs for WH Smith and Lexmark | Biella acquisition closes | Steady Q3...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Leadership change…

Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…

Firms respond to ITC’s Canon decision

The three aftermarket toner manufacturers at the centre of a patent lawsuit by Canon have issued statements following the US…

Canon to appeal ITC decision

If you thought the long-running legal battle between Canon and several major Chinese aftermarket components and toner manufacturers was over,…

Jones named as BSA Legend recipient

US trade organisation Business Solutions Association (BSA) will honour The Supply Room’s EVP Yancey Jones with its 2019 Legend of…

Plus Europe appoints Managing Director

Japanese stationery manufacturer Plus Corporation has named Mikiko Horioka as the new Managing Director of its European subsidiary. She takes…

Nectere makes sales team changes

UK dealer group Nectere has recently restructured its business development organisation in a move that it says will increase assistance…

Drakeford named BOSS Chairman

EO Group CEO Simon Drakeford has been elected as the new Chairman of UK office products trade association BOSS. He…

Senior marketing appointment at Officeworks

Australian office products giant Officeworks has named Jess Richmond as its new General Manager Marketing. Richmond is an experienced retailer…

ABL expands European team

Power module and office ergonomics manufacturer ABL has made two appointments as it looks to increase the number of official…

Amazon expands delivery focus | Depot loses BBB accreditation | Moleskine sales fall

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Amazon paying…

Staples unveils new store concept, confirms US Retail CEO

Just over a month after Staples Inc held its B2B conference in Florida where it launched its new own brand…

Good quarter for Bong

European envelopes and small packaging manufacturer Bong has reported organic growth and a rise in profits for the first quarter…

Antalis shareholding restructuring still in progress

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis has provided an update following the news that parent company Sequana has gone…

Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…

Sales and earnings up for Avery

Avery reported a Q1 sales increase of 7.7%, parent company CCL Industries has revealed in its first quarter earnings. Avery’s…

Stable year for Slingsby

UK commercial and industrial supplies reseller Slingsby has reported flat year-on-year adjusted EBITDA of £1 million ($1.3 million) for the…

ADVEO begins liquidation process in Italy

Following the failure to find a buyer for its operations in Italy, ADVEO is taking steps to liquidate its Italian…

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Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…