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Has DSG caught the attention of Best Buy?

 2 November 2007 — London (UK): Best Buy is rumoured to be considering a takeover bid for DSG International, sending the European retailer's shares soaring. On Wednesday, DSG shares rose seven percent to 129.30...

OPI Spy

 Welcome to OPI Spy, the only gossip column written for the global OP industry. Hear a whisper? Email spy@opi.net Last month OPI Spy accurately reported on the rumblings within Corporate Express following the sudden disappearance...

The future for Corporate Express

Corporate Express (CE) chiefs have admitted for the first time they were in "regular contact" with their counterparts at Office Depot and Staples throughout their recent turbulent strategic review. The news emerged during a...

All change at ACCO

6 November 2007 — Aylesbury (UK): ACCO Brands has appointed Phil O'Neill VP of sales within its European office products group. O'Neill, who currently serves as VP and managing director of ACCO's Kensington business,...

Heart boosts online experience

15 November 2007 — Hereford (UK): Heart Systems, the Pulse back office software provider, have relaunched its website and introduced an eNewsletter for its customers. Designed as a portal for Pulse users to keep...

Stora Enso commits to help workers

8 November 2007 — Helsinki (FIN): Stora Enso has announced a series of financial and resource support measures for workers affected by its restructuring plans. Aulis Ansaharju, country manager for Finland and EVP of...

30-to-1

 Name: Robert Barr Job title: VP of marketing Company: Katun Corporation 1. What were your childhood ambitions? To be a professional athlete. 2. What was your first full-time job? I was a sales representative for Document Imaging Systems...

CES 2008 to go green

14 November 2007 — New York (NY): The Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) 2008 International CES, the world's largest tradeshow for consumer technology, is taking unprecedented steps to go green. The show will reduce its...

Leaps and bounds

 by Laura Staples Pilot works hard to keep its product offering fresh and exciting. This is achieved by an enduring commitment to innovation and a thorough understanding of the end user Pilot is known throughout the...

Superstat sets 2008 conference date

6 November 2007 — Northampton (UK): The Superstat Group will host its 2008 conference at Whittlebury Hall in Northamptonshire on 5, 6 and 7 June. Further details will be announced nearer the time. 

ACCO Q3 OP sales fall 3 percent

7 November 2007 — Lincolnshire (IL): ACCO Brands has announced its Q3 results. Its OP business experienced a decrease in net sales of 3 percent to $244 million, compared to $252.3 million a year...

China Awards evening — SOLD OUT

15 November 2007 — Shanghai (PRC): The second Chinese Office Products Awards evening, organised by OPI in association with Paperworld China and local trade publisher IOS magazine, has officially sold out. The awards, judged by...

Taking the LEED

 by Stuart Qualtrough OPI explains the future of the eco-retail stores and how the consumer's demand for all things green extends beyond office products. The US is leading the way in delivering on initiatives to turn...

Best Buy to expand and rebrand in China?

 6 November 2007 — Shanghai (CHN): Best Buy is thought to be rebranding its Chinese operations with the launch of a new logo for its Five Star subsidiary, planned for the New Year. According the...

Computer 2000 boosts sales team

 12 November 2007 — Basingstoke (UK): Computer 2000 has appointed Dwayne Earl as Microsoft business manager. The company says his appointment strengthens its software management team and marks the beginning of a "new and significant"...

Matischak leaves ACCO to join HSM

 13 November 2007 — Salem (GER): Hendrik Matischak is to take a new role as strategic business development manager of international sales at HSM. Since 2004, Matischak has been sales director at ACCO Brands, in...

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