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Assmann continues UK expansion

Germany-based workplace furniture maker Assmann recently opened its third showroom in the UK. In mid-October, the company inaugurated a 700…

ACCO moving production to mitigate tariffs

ACCO Brands has been reducing its exposure to Chinese manufacturing as it tries to navigate the impact of tariffs on…

Loss narrows at National Pen

Promotional products giant National Pen has posted an improved set of year-on-year Q1 results, but still reported a loss in…

Stewart Superior turns 25

25 years ago today saw the birth of UK-based office products vendor Stewart Superior. From its humble beginnings in a…

Aurelius comments on Office Depot CEE sale

Private equity firm Aurelius provided some details on the sale of Office Depot Europe’s business in Central and Eastern Europe…

Senior management departures at HSM of America

Two long-serving senior executives at HSM of America have left the company, OPI has learned. The President of HSM’s US…

Navigator reports resilient performance

The Navigator Company has said its paper business is showing resilience in an adverse market environment. The Portugal-based manufacturer said…

Just one day left for EOPA 2020 entries

Entries for the prestigious 2020 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) need to be submitted by midnight UK time on 1…

Hot Topic: The struggle for supplies

In early October, when HP Inc announced at its annual securities analyst meeting (SAM) that it was changing its imaging…

Analysis: Amazon Business makes procurement inroads

Around 400 delegates from the European B2B procurement and supply chain industries gathered in London, UK, on 9 October for…

Analysis: Big box break-up continues

Office Depot Europe has agreed to sell its subsidiaries in central and eastern Europe (CEE) – located in the Czech…

ACCO reports strong North American BTS, but margins drop

ACCO’s Q3 sales were up in North America after a good back-to-school (BTS) season, but fell in its two other…

Avery wins counterfeit case

Avery has announced a favourable judgement from the Ohio State Court after an almost two-year legal battle against sellers of…

Amazon Business launches in Canada

Amazon Business is now live in nine countries following yesterday’s announcement that it has opened in Canada. At the same…

Herman Miller takes 100% stake in Naughtone

Herman Miller has acquired the remaining 50% of Naughtone it didn’t already own to take full control of the UK-based…

Antalis reports deteriorating market conditions

Distribution group Antalis has said that volumes in the European paper market declined by 8% in the first nine months…

GSA extends e-commerce deadline

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has extended the request for proposal (RFP) deadline for its Federal e-commerce platform initiative…

Clover names new SVP

Aftermarket remanufacturer Clover Imaging Group has appointed Mimi Evenson to the role of SVP of Revenue. She joins Clover following…

Ergotron appoints EMEA Managing Director

Ergonomic workplace furniture vendor Ergotron has named of Paul Zuidema as Managing Director of its EMEA subsidiary. Zuidema brings 30…

BOSS issues young leaders call

UK office products trade association BOSS is calling on its members to support its Industry Leaders Meet Future Leaders event…

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HP rejects Xerox offer

The board of HP Inc has unanimously rejected the recent takeover offer from Xerox, saying it significantly undervalues the company…