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ACCO grows in Mexico

ACCO Brands has significantly expanded its footprint in Mexico with the acquisition of a market leader. The OP vendor has agreed…

Amazon on course to revolutionise global shipping

The shape of worldwide logistics and delivery services will radically transform over the next decade, and it's all down to…

PRP appoints new sales and marketing heads

Print consumables manufacturer PRP Solutions has appointed two new executives to lead its sales and marketing teams in Europe.Former European…

New management for Lamy

Germany-based writing instruments brand Lamy has announced a change in leadership.Managing Director Bernhard Rösner has stepped down after almost 12…

Q4 caps off slow year for JM Smucker

It was a muted end to the financial year for US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker, as Q4 showed…

OptiGroup makes Romanian jan/san debut

European office supplies distributor OptiGroup has made its latest acquisition in the jan/san space.It has bought Romania-based Oviva Distribution, a…

Strong Q1 growth for Tech Data

US-based IT distributor Tech Data beat internal estimates and delivered a solid Q1.For the three months ended 30 April 2018,…

Alibaba vows to revolutionise global logistics network

Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba has pledged to invest billions of dollars in a smart logistics network.Founder and Chairman Jack Ma…

WH Smith voted UK’s worst high-street shop | JAB buys Pret A Manger |...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. WH Smith has…

New boss for Faber-Castell Australia

Writing instruments vendor Faber-Castell Australia has appointed a former Nestlé executive as its new Managing Director.Michael Karakatsanis takes over from Count Andreas…

Antalis expands Nordics footprint

European paper merchant Antalis is strengthening its position in the Nordics.It has agreed to acquire the paper distribution business of…

Innovative buys Minnesota dealer

US-based business products dealer Innovative Office Solutions has acquired Viking Office Supply.Based in Alexandria (MN), Viking Office Supply has sold…

Global growth continues for hardcopy peripherals

The hardcopy peripherals market experienced its sixth consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth according to IDC's latest report.Worldwide shipments increased 1.7%…

Online drives Officemate Q1 sales

E-commerce growth continued to lift sales for Thailand-based office supplies reseller OfficeMate in Q1.For the three months ended 31 March…

Depot’s CompuCom President quits

The President of Office Depot's IT services subsidiary CompuCom has resigned after just two months in the job. Dan Stone was…

Another solid quarter for HP Inc

HP Inc's promised turnaround is continuing apace as it reported another quarter of double-digit growth.The tech giant's Q2 results for…

Dixons Carphone to shut stores after profit warning

European consumer electronics and mobile group Dixons Carphone is shutting down 92 of its retail stores as profits are expected…

Highlands hires hospitality specialist

US sales and marketing agency Highlands has made another addition to its team.Michelle Sandor joins as Business Development Manager for…

Old Friends donates £1,000 to BOSS charity

The Society of Old Friends has celebrated a standout year for the historic UK industry association by making a donation…

ADVEO receives warehouse payment | Supplies Network picks up awards | Staples champions workplace...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. European wholesaler ADVEO…

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Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…