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Tech Data names new VPs

20 April 2004 - Clearwater (FL): Tech Data has appointed three new VPs. Jeffrey Baker has been named VP of…

TNPL plans OP unit

22 April 2004 - Chennai (IND): Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers (TNPL) is planning to set up a $17 million…

Top Pen takes Zebra to Kazakhstan

26 April 2004 - Moscow (RUS): Russian reseller Top Pen has signed a deal to become the exclusive distributor of…

Turkey next up for MPA

MPA International is to publish a new report on the Turkish OP market. Research is set to get underway this…

twist or stick?

While imminent EU membership may suggest the beginning of a new era in Hungarian OP terms, this is a market…

Unisource opens NY facility

21 April 2004 - New York (NY): Unisource Worldwide has opened a new sales centre in New York. The location…

UPM makes R&D change

UPM is to move 30 R&D professionals to its paper division's new concentrated R&D centre in Lappeenranta, Finland. The firm's…

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…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…