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How did that happen?!

It seems somewhat poignant that I write these words from 35,000 feet above the Atlantic, en route to the US for…

Big interview: Robert Baldrey

A vow renewedOPI’s 2009 interview with former Vasanta Group CEO Richard Martin has become infamous. But it’s a very different…

Big interview: David Langdown

Three's a crowd?Some say that the UK office products industry is saturated with dealer groups, many of which have the…

Pukka acquires Concord Filing Products

Pukka Pads has announced a further expansion of its rapidly growing business with the news it has acquired fellow UK…

Pukka Pads seals Yorkshire Envelope deal

Pukka Pads has diversified its product portfolio with the acquisition of UK manufacturer Yorkshire Envelope.Bingley-based Yorkshire Envelope, which produces a…

Green light for European environment initiative

Key leaders from the office products industry met this morning (17 September) in Frankfurt to discuss a major initiative to develop…

Big Interview: Benedikt Erdmann

Benedikt Erdmann has been head of leading German dealer group Soennecken – a business of many parts – since 1996.…

3M-Avery deal stalls

According to the US Department of Justice (DOJ), 3M has abandoned its plan to acquire Avery Dennison's Office and Consumer…

Spicers sale completed

The anticipated sale of Spicers to Unipapel has now been completed, according to a Stock Exchange filing by former parent…

OPI closed for Christmas

The offices of OPI are now closed for the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Monday 4 January 2016.During this…

BSA partners for progress

The Business Solutions Association (BSA) annual forum opened yesterday under the theme 'Partnering for Progress'.Around 100 US industry participants descended…

OPI website – new and improved

After an extensive planning and design process, OPI has launched a faster, more efficient and easier to navigate website.The new…

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eBay hits back at Amazon | Emerald comes to Europe |...

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