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Pritt school promotion winner announced

2 November 2007 — London (UK): West London Academy School has won £1,000 ($2,000) worth of sports equipment courtesy of Pritt. The school bought a class pack of 34 Pritt Sticks online via specialist...

Taking the LEED

 The US is leading the way in delivering on initiatives to turn more office and retail space leaner and greener. According to statistics from the US National Resources Defense Council, offices consume more than...

BOSS is on the move

 7 November 2007 — London (UK): The BOSS Federation is relocating its headquarters from High Wycombe to central London. The High Wycombe office will be closed from midday on Thursday 8 November until Monday 12...

Concord adds to board

 6 November 2007 — London (UK): Concord Office Products has appointed Tony McDonnell sales and marketing director and Mark Dymond as production director responsible for manufacturing and logistics. McDonnell has been involved in the stationery...

Monthly comment from Stuart Qualtrough

 Has the eCommerce gravy train finally hit the buffers? It used to be claimed that anyone could enter the online OP market with a branded version of a wholesaler's catalogue and sharp eye for...

Raising awareness

 City of Hope has always provoked emotional reactions among those involved with the pre-eminent biomedical research and treatment centre in the US. But the lauding of one senior executive in the OP industry was...

The big divide?

 by Heike Dieckmann The big boxes may well be their biggest earners, but for many manufacturers it's the independent dealers that remain the bread and butter of their total client base. OPI investigates whether dealer/manufacturer...

BPGI strength boosted by EOSA and Sacfom

 Two major European groups are set to join BPGI in the new year, taking the group's total sales to more than $12 billion. The European Office Supplies Alliance (EOSA) and the French dealer...

MSI embraces European strategy

13 November 2007 — Rotterdam (NL): Media Sciences International (MSI) has launched its European distribution and logistics capabilities based in Rotterdam, Holland. Coinciding with the launch, MSI has also adopted the British Pound Sterling and...

The big divide?

 The big boxes may well be their biggest earners, but for many manufacturers it's the independent dealers that remain the bread and butter of their total client base. OPI investigates whether dealer/manufacturer relations are...

BPGI strength boosted by EOSA and Sacfom

 The European Office Supplies Alliance (EOSA) and the French dealer group Sacfom (Buro+) will join Business Products Group International (BPGI) on 1 January 2008. With the addition of the two European groups, BPGI's total...

Euroffice rebrands website

 6 November 2007 — Vauxhall (UK): Euroffice.co.uk has launched its newly-branded online office supplies site www.euroffice.co.uk The customer-focused branding coincides with a significant technology and functionality upgrade to the service. The branding exercise has been...

Needle to step down as Integra chief

9 November 2007 — Newport (UK): Rick Needle, CEO of UK dealer group Integra, is to stand down at the end of the year. He said that he has been planning to retire for...

Sale of United shares arouses suspicion

 8 November 2007 — Deerfield (IL): Speculation is mounting surrounding United Stationers after two senior executives – president and CEO Dick Gochnauer and senior VP of marketing Mark Hampton – exercised nearly $15 million...

Tung Yung announces patent suit victory

12 November 2007 — Hong Kong (PRC): Hong Kong OP manufacturer Tung Yung International has defeated a patent infringement charge brought by ACCO. ACCO launched the proceedings in October 2006, claiming that Tung Yung's three-hole...

CE completes sale of ASAP

 12 November 2007 — Amsterdam (NL): Corporate Express (CE) has completed the sale of ASAP Software to Dell. CE said that the divestment marks "a significant next step in bringing more focus to our business...

Océ UK names new managing director

 2 November 2007 — Brentwood (UK): Océ UK has appointed a new managing director. Bron Curley, who currently serves as deputy managing director, will assume the new role at the start of December. He succeeds...

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