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Profit growth boosts AIPM

American Israeli Paper Mills (AIPM) has posted a rise in profit and sales for full-year 2003. The company recorded net…

Profit jump for IM

30 April 2004 - Santa Ana (CA): Ingram Micro (IM) more than tripled its profit in Q1 as demand for…

Profit rise for Tybring-Gjedde

26 April 2004 - Oslo (NOR): The Tybring-Gjedde Group has posted a rise in Q1 profit. The firm recorded net…

Q1 looking up for GP

14 April 2004 - Atlanta (GA): Georgia Pacific (GP) has raised its Q1 earnings forecast. Citing the improved performance of…

Q1 loss for AT Cross

26 April 2004 - Lincoln (RI): AT Cross has posted a Q1 loss due to a pre-tax restructuring charge. On…

Q1 loss for AT Cross

26 April 2004 - Lincoln (RI): AT Cross has posted a Q1 loss due to a pre-tax restructuring charge. On…

Rayovac completes Chinese deal

16 April 2004 - Ninghai (CHN): Rayovac has completed the acquisition of 85 per cent of China's Ningbo Baowang Battery…

Renewal wave boosts EMEA PC market

20 April 2004 - London (UK): PC sales in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) rose 20% year-on-year in Q1…

Report: Wal-Mart suppliers to miss RFID deadline

2 April 2004 - Bentonville (US): Only a quarter of Wal-Mart's top 100 suppliers will meet the firm's January 2005…

Ricoh set to buy Hitachi Printing Solutions

5 April 2004 - Tokyo (JPN): Ricoh has signed a basic agreement to acquire Hitachi Printing Solutions. The acquisition, expected…

Ricoh US shipments boost

Ricoh was number one for overall colour copier shipments in the US in 2003, according to Gartner Dataquest. The research…

Rogel reinforces green mantra

14 April 2004 - Federal Way (WA): Weyerhaeuser told shareholders yesterday that it remains committed to good environmental stewardship. In…

Rollins named new Dell supremo

Dell COO Kevin Rollins will become CEO of the company in July when Michael Dell hands over the reins. Dell's…

Russian wholesaler eyes Wal-Mart meeting

26 April 2004 - Moscow (RUS): opi.net understands that a top Russian OP wholesaler will meet with Wal-Mart representatives this…

Sales and profit up at Rayovac

22 April 2004 - Madison (WI): Improved total battery sales and the acquisition of shaving firm Remington have helped Rayovac…

Sales and profit up at United

30 April 2004 - Des Plaines (IL): United Stationers has posted a rise in profit and sales in Q4. The…

Sales and profit up for Sealed Air

28 April 2004 - Saddle Brook (NJ): Sealed Air has posted a rise in Q1 profit and sales. The company…

Sales boost for C2000

Computer 2000 has seen sales in its consumer business unit grow by 20% in the last six months. The firm's…

Sales boost for Dymo dealers

5 April 2004 - Uxbridge (UK): Esselte has revealed that Dymo LabelWriter ID club dealers boosted sales by 179% year-on-year…

Sales boost for Tech Data

Tech Data has posted a Q4 sales rise of 23% and reversed a year-ago loss in the quarter. The firm…

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…