Australian government extends copy paper anti-dumping tariffs

Australia’s Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has said it will levy duties on A4 copy paper imported from four countries. Following a…

Sales leadership change at Fellowes

Fellowes has confirmed that Beth Wright will lead the company’s sales effort in North America. Wright – who joined the…

New head of sales at Sourcingpartner

US-based office products brand and sourcing services company Sourcingpartner has named Dave Wendell as VP of Sales. Wendell spent almost…

Enavate makes senior exec appointment

US business products software provider Enavate has named Sean Kracklauer as Chief Revenue Officer. He will lead business development, including…

GSA e-commerce report delayed

A Congressional report on Phase 2 of the use of commercial e-commerce platforms for US Federal purchasing has been pushed…

Fuji Xerox government suspension lifted

After its suspension by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Fuji Xerox is to be reinstated as…

Exacompta on track to close Biella acquisition

The shareholders of Switzerland-based filing manufacturer Biella have shown overwhelming support for the company’s acquisition by Exacompta. During the public…

Acquisition for Jalema

European office products manufacturer Jalema has acquired Germany-based business supplies firm Dataplus. Based in Pfullendorf, Dataplus specialises in polypropylene products…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

US Industry Week a no go for 2020

The attempt to establish an Industry Week for the office products channel in 2020 has been brought to a halt.…

New CEO for Best Buy

North American consumer electronics giant Best Buy has announced that Hubert Joly is to step aside as CEO. Current CFO…

ALSO expands eastwards

European distribution group ALSO has agreed to acquire Solytron, the largest local IT distributor in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991, Solytron…

UK dealer groups to combine

UK office products dealer groups Nemo and Office Club have announced they are to merge. The groups – both members…

EVO launches CSR initiative | Complete acquires again | Staples Canada trials same-day delivery...

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

Bezos: “Third-party sellers are kicking our first-party butt”

Jeff Bezos gave pride of place to the growth of third-party sellers on Amazon in his annual letter to shareholders…

WH Smith increases focus on stationery

UK-based retailer WH Smith has extended its stationery ranges and given them more prominence in its stores, the company stated…

Enavate upgrades B2B e-commerce solution

US-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner Enavate has announced enhancements to its Customer Connect B2B e-commerce package aimed at dealers and…

US dealer groups provide merger update

US office products dealer groups Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), TriMega Purchasing Association and Pinnacle Affiliates are a step nearer to…

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…

Lyreco Switzerland releases 2018 results

Lyreco’s Swiss subsidiary has said that an increase in the number of orders more than offset pricing pressures in 2018.…

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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…