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Unisource names Holt

17 June 2004 - Norcross (GA): Unisource Worldwide has named Newell Holt president of its US paper operations. Holt was…

United profit boost in Q4

United Stationers has been boosted by a rise in profit and sales in Q4. The firm recorded net income of…

Walker joins Kodak

25 June 2004 - Rochester (NY): Eastman Kodak has named Greg Walker as director and VP of multicultural marketing. Walker…

Walker named CEO at Herman Miller

24 June 2004 - Zeeland (MI): Herman Miller is to separate the roles of chairman and CEO and will name…

Wal-Mart eyes new entries

Wal-Mart has begun planning for a possible entry into Russia and India. OPI has been informed that a Russian OP…

Wal-Mart goes live with RFID tests

Wal-Mart has begun its first live tests of RFID tags at a distribution centre and seven stores in the Dallas,…

Wal-Mart issues June warning

28 June 2004 - Bentonville (AR): Poor Father's Day sales and the unusually cool weather have contributed to Wal-Mart Stores…

Wal-Mart sales could miss forecast

21 June 2004 - Bentonville (AR): Comp sales at Wal-Mart stores could miss expectations for June. In an update, the…

Wal-Mart sets second RFID deadline

18 June 2004 - Bentonville (AR): Wal-Mart has announced its second RFID deadline for its next wave of suppliers. Following…

WC Penfold saved from liquidation

4 June 2004 - Sydney (AUS): WC Penfold has been saved from liquidation after its creditors voted in favour of…

Weyerhaeuser announces Hogans retirement

30 June 2004 - Federal Way (WA): Weyerhaeuser has reported that SVP of corporate affairs Mark Hogans is to retire.…

Weyerhaeuser boosted

Weyerhaeuser swung to a profit in Q1 as paper shipments increased "significantly" over Q4. The firm posted net earnings of…

WH Smith completes retail chain sale

8 June 2004 - Sydney (AUS): Book and stationery retailer WH Smith has completed the sale of its Australian and…

WH Smith halts takeover

23 June 2004 - London (UK): WH Smith has ended bid talks with venture capital firm Permira and revealed plans…

WH Smith stationery pull-out fear dismissed

Speculation that high street retailer WH Smith may stop selling stationery has been dismissed by a leading market analyst. Ethan…

Xerox named in diversity list

21 June 2004 - Stamford (CT): Xerox is the highest ranked technology company in Fortune magazine's list of the 50…

Xerox pushes on in Q1

Strong sales of new digital office products and colour systems have helped Xerox to swing to a profit in Q1.…

XPD boosts new Esselte products

8 June 2004 - Stamford (CT): Esselte has revealed that the acquisition of product development group XPD has enabled it…

…and sell green laptop

End-of-year sales at Corporate Express Australia (CEA) have reached the A$1 billion benchmark and profit has topped record levels. Sales…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…