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FTC looking at Amazon Marketplace

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has begun speaking to Amazon third-party resellers as part of an enquiry into possible…

Highlands behind new workspace brand launch

Sales and marketing agency Highlands has led the launch of the Lumeah brand, a US-based line of off-the-shelf interior design…

Print-Rite Pelikan opens new EU facility

Aftermarket imaging products manufacturer Print-Rite Pelikan (PRP) recently inaugurated its new distribution hub in the Netherlands. After several months of…

E-commerce associations merge

E-Commerce Europe and the European E-Commerce & Omnichannel Trade Association (EMOTA) have announced they are joining forces to give the…

Veritiv closes jan/san business

North American paper, packaging and facility solutions group Veritiv is shutting down its Saalfeld jan/san and foodservice distribution business. Vertiv…

UPM announces capacity reductions

UPM plans to reduce its uncoated paper capacity by more than 500,000 tonnes in an effort to safeguard its competitiveness…

Integra unveils new Initiative website

UK dealer group Integra Business Solutions has launched a new-look consumer-facing website for its Initiative own brand. The revamped site…

Leadership change at HP Inc EMEA

The head of HP Inc’s EMEA region Nick Lazaridis has left the business after almost four years in charge. During…

Clover pushes intellectual property credentials

Ink and toner remanufacturer Clover has reminded the reseller community that its products are fully compliant and lawsuit free. Following…

Two Sides relaunches campaign

Paper advocacy group Two Sides has announced a significant relaunch of its ‘Love Paper’ campaign as part of a global…

Office Depot still struggling with ‘office supplies retailer’ tag

OPI reports on Office Depot’s presence at the Goldman Sachs Global Retail Conference in New York City yesterday. Office Depot’s…

Positive same-store sales at Michaels

There was some good news from arts and crafts retailer Michaels after it reported positive comparable stores sales in its…

Slight growth predicted for UK BTS

The UK back-to-school (BTS) market is forecast to grow by 1.5% this year, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData.…

Sustainability double for BIC | Brazilian PM snubs BIC after Macron row | Exertis...

A round-up of this week’s business supplies-related news from around globe. Sustainability front and centre for BIC Stationery brand BIC’s…

Lyreco commits to PEF

Global business supplies reseller Lyreco has become the first distributor to test its own brand products using the EU Product…

Kentucky dealer makes acquisition

US independent dealer Petter Business Systems has acquired fellow Kentucky reseller Holley Office Products. The transaction was finalised on 3…

Canon continues patent infringement actions

Print OEM Canon has made a series of patent infringement announcements in the past few days related to ink and…

Emerald Brand expands Tree-Free line-up

Sustainable products supplier Emerald Brand has announced the first US-manufactured hot cups made from its Tree-Free technology. The new products…

Durable launches UK dealer portal

Office products vendor Durable has launched a portal on its UK website to provide dealers with a range of marketing…

Amazon introduces Counter in France

France has become the fourth market for Amazon’s Counter click-and-collect service in partnership with local bricks-and-mortar retailers. After the UK,…

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Staples Solutions sells another European unit

Staples Solutions has agreed to sell its retail and online business in Germany to Netherlands-based Office Centre for an undisclosed…