Intelligrated helps fuel Honeywell

Warehouse automation company Intelligrated helped drive Q3 sales for Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions arm. For the three months ended…

ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…

Comparable sales boost for SP Richards

SP Richards’ (SPR) third-quarter year-on-year sales increase of 1.3% was the first quarter of comparable sales growth for three years.…

EOPA deadline extended

OPI has extended the deadline for the 2019 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) due to a high number of requests.…

Steady growth for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller has posted positive results to complete its financial year. For the three months ended…

First aid products boost Acme sales

US-based office products vendor Acme United reported Q3 sales growth of 3%, thanks largely to strong sales in its first…

Staples patent lawsuit | Depot expands marketing partnership | Sappi launches paperboard line

Staples Advantage is being sued by Hong Kong-based OP company World Wide Stationery Manufacturing for allegedly infringing a patent on…

Slight sales increase at SP Richards

Third-quarter sales at US-based business products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) increased by 1.3% versus 2017, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC)…

eBay sues Amazon

Online marketplace eBay has filed a lawsuit accusing e-commerce giant Amazon of poaching high-value sellers from its platform. In a…

New executives for Diversey

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has announced that CEO Dr Ilham Kadri is resigning her position as of 31 December 2018.…

Office workers impacted by sitting down

New research has found that 81% of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours a day sitting at…

Independent Stationers to rebrand

US dealer group Independent Stationers has announced a major rebranding of its corporate identity, including a new name, logo and…

Grainger to increase prices

MRO supplier Grainger has announced that it is expecting to raise prices for US customers as a result of tariffs…

Fuji wins appeal in Xerox case

Japan-based imaging company Fujifilm has won an appeal in its legal battle with Xerox. Fujifilm filed the case against Xerox…

Cott grows water solutions portfolio

DS Services, a subsidiary of Canada-based beverage solutions provider Cott, has acquired US water brand Mountain Valley Spring Company. Bought…

K. Coaching releases book on leadership

Krista Moore, CEO of US-based sales OP consultancy and training firm K.Coaching, has published her first book. Race to Amazing:…

UK distributor enters administration

UK IT and EOS distributor Beta Distribution has gone into administration, OPI has learned. Rumours began circulating at the end…

New identity for Lyreco

France-based office products reseller Lyreco has unveiled its new company identity and positioning. In terms of branding, the name and…

Interview: Avmor celebrates 70 years

OPI caught up with Avmor President Mattie Chinks as the Canada-based manufacturer of professional cleaning solutions turns 70. Milestones during…

Western-BRW continues facilities supplies growth

JP Gould subsidiary Western-BRW has acquired facilities supplies and maintenance equipment distributor High Point Sanitary Solutions. High Point has branches…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…