Depot to sell solar power charging bags

7 November 2007 — Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has become the first office retailer to supply Voltaic Solar Charging…

Max Q3 sales up 3.2 percent

1 November 2007 — Naperville (IL): OfficeMax Q3 2007 total sales increased by 3.2 percent to $2.3 billion, compared to…

Office Depot sparks workforce anger

 The European division of Office Depot is facing a staff revolt following a series of unpopular job-cutting initiatives and a…

Staples settles wage dispute

 5 November 2007 — Framingham (MA): Staples has reached a $38 million settlement in a wage and working hour lawsuit,…

Durable UK names Dale successor

5 November 2007 — Dorste (UK): Durable UK has appointed Sean Starkey to the position of managing director. Starkey, who…

The future for Corporate Express

 A clearer focus for the troubled giant as strategic review urges a standalone future with an emphasis on "execution, execution,…

A night to remember

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…

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…

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…

US small business still under pressure

 US small business still under pressure   A recent press conference held by the US federal government's embattled Small Business Administration…

No end to CE slump

 No end to CE slump  This month's reshuffle at Corporate Express (CE) has done little to revive the company's flagging share…

The future of eco-stores explained

 The future of eco-stores explained  Two of the big box chains announced last month they are to build new age eco-stores…

Pelikan ME unveils Total Office Solutions

 Pelikan ME unveils Total Office Solutions Pelikan ME has unveiled Total Office Solutions (TOS). The company's latest strategic initiative, aims to…

Tipp-Ex thriving alongside technology

 Tipp-Ex thriving alongside technology Retailers may be surprised to know that in this age of home and office technology, the correction…

Personal View: Matthew Bennett

 Tipp-Ex thriving alongside technology Retailers may be surprised to know that in this age of home and office technology, the correction…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…