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UPM profit falls

27 April 2004 - Helsinki (FIN): UPM has posted a fall in Q1 profit despite a rise in sales. The…

Wal-Mart CIO says RFID on course

5 April 2004 - New comments from Wal-Mart CIO Linda Dillman have refuted reports that the majority of the company's…

Wal-Mart linked to Moscow move

19 April 2004 - Moscow (RUS): Wal-Mart is eyeing possible locations in Moscow, according to new reports. The company is…

Wal-Mart machine

Wal-Mart has posted a rise in Q4 profit off a sales jump of 12%. The firm recorded net income of…

Wal-Mart opens first supercentre in Japan

23 April 2004 - Numazu (JPN): Wal-Mart has opened its first warehouse-sized supercentre store in Japan. Early visitor numbers for…

Wal-Mart seals deal for Brazilian retailer

Wal-Mart has acquired the Bompreco supermarket chain from Dutch retail group Ahold. The $300 million swoop will take Wal-Mart from…

Walmex profit lift

7 April 2004 - Mexico City (MEX): Walmex has seen its Q1 net profit rise by a higher than expected…

Walters joins GP

19 April 2004 - Atlanta (GA): Georgia-Pacific (GP) has named Kathleen Walters president of its North American commercial business. Walters…

WB Mason hits home run with Phillies

2 April 2004 - Brockton (MA): WB Mason has signed a sponsorship agreement with baseball's Philadelphia Phillies. The agreement includes…

Weyerhaeuser names new SVP

28 April 2004 - Federal Way (WA): Weyerhaeuser has named Robert Dowdy as SVP after elevating his role of general…

Weyerhaeuser names new SVP

28 April 2004 - Federal Way (WA): Weyerhaeuser has named Robert Dowdy as SVP after elevating his role of general…

Weyerhaeuser swings to profit

26 April 2004 - Federal Way (WA): Weyerhaeuser swung to a profit in Q1 as paper shipments increased "significantly" over…

WH Smith to drop stationery?

28 April 2004 - London (UK): Speculation continues that high street retailer WH Smith may stop selling stationery if it…

Wider loss at National 1

National 1 has revealed a widening of its first-half losses for the six months ended 31 December. The company reported…

Xerox gets campus vote

1 April 2004 - Stamford (CT): Xerox has won a multi-million dollar contract to supply OP to the University of…

Xerox hails $1.3 million counterfeit bust

13 April 2004 - Stamford (CT): Following a global operation initiated by Xerox, counterfeit colour laser printer toner cartridges worth…

Xerox names Kelly

29 April 2004 - Stamford (CT): Xerox has named John Kelly as SVP and COO of its global services division.…

Xerox swings to profit

23 April 2004 - Stamford (CT): Strong sales of new digital office products and colour systems have helped Xerox to…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…