Office Depot CFO: retail could be less than 20% of our business

Office Depot Inc CFO Joe Lower told investors at a conference this week that the company’s retail operations could represent…

OPI European Forum kicks off in Germany

Many of the leading vendors and resellers of the European business supplies industry have been gathering in Berlin, Germany, over…

Lyreco gearing up for growth in Asia

OPI catches up with Lyreco Asia Managing Director Greg Liénard following the news of its acquisition of Singapore reseller DeskRight.…

Administrators confirm end of Office Outlet

The winding down of the Office Outlet office supplies retail business has been confirmed by its joint administrators from Deloitte.…

EVO reviewing strategic options

The UK and Ireland’s EVO Group of Companies (EVO) has confirmed the appointment of Clearwater International as a strategic advisor.…

Lyreco makes Singapore acquisition

Lyreco has rekindled its external growth strategy in Asia by acquiring Singapore contract stationer DeskRight. Just over 12 months after…

Dealer group merger agreed

The boards of the three leading US office products dealer groups have approved their merger and confirmed key details of…

YPO contract with Amazon Business up and running

Amazon Business has taken an important step into the UK public sector channel with the launch of a framework contract…

Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…

Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…

Analysis: Office Depot’s bumpy transformation road

A closer look at Office Depot’s first quarter results that were published yesterday. Office Depot’s share price nosedived at the…

Inside ACCO’s Q1

Staples/Essendant update, direct-to-consumer sales, Australia challenges – OPI takes a closer look at the key takeaways from ACCO Brands’ first…

Name change for VOW | Staples Canada teams up with FedEx | 25 years...

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

Amazon investing massively in one-day shipping

Amazon is spending $800 million in the second quarter to flip to a free one-day shipping service for its Prime…

3M announces restructuring after slow start to 2019

3M has said it will cut 2,000 jobs worldwide after it reported “disappointing” first quarter results. The restructuring will involve…

Challenging Q1 for BIC

BIC’s Stationery division reported a 5.8% comparable decline in sales in its Stationery division in the first quarter, although e-commerce…

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

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

Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…

Office Depot issues Q1 profit warning

Office Depot Inc has said that its first quarter results will be lower than expected, largely due to a weak…

Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…