DocuWare launches US cloud program | Staples Canada teams up with Joe Mimran |...

German office automation solutions firm DocuWare has launched its Cloud Partner Program through its US-based division. The new program will invite new…

New head of Office Depot France

Office Depot’s French subsidiary has a new Managing Director, local trade publication PNP has reported. Succeeding Hervé Gilg – who…

Profits fall for School Specialty

Sales grew during FY2018 for educational supplies reseller School Specialty, although profits were down. Sales in Q4 2018 totalled $114…

Alibaba focus at Office Depot presentation

Office Depot Inc’s relationship with Alibaba.com was the main talking point at an investor presentation that took place yesterday. Office…

Carphone Warehouse fined £29 million

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a £29 million ($38 million) fine on The Carphone Warehouse following an…

Steady Q2 for Costco

Warehouse club operator Costco has reported solid Q2 sales. For the three months ended 17 February 2019, sales grew 7.3% to…

Amazon ups lobbying spend, cuts 1P sellers | Patent boost for Static Control |...

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

BJ’s reports record growth during 2018

US-based BJ’s Wholesale Club has posted strong growth both in Q4 2018 and in its FY2018 results. For the three…

EOPA 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the 18th European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.…

Where will Staples Inc go with DEX acquisition?

Staples’ move for managed print firm DEX Imaging is intriguing for both office technology and office supplies resellers. Our colleagues…

Staples Solutions holds vendor meeting in Amsterdam

European reseller Staples Solutions yesterday held its vendor meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the eve of OPI’s Partnership event…

Paperchase set to close stores

UK stationery retailer Paperchase could close up to 28 of its stores as it looks to renegotiate leases with its…

Office Depot in strategic partnership with Alibaba

Office Depot and e-commerce platform Alibaba have signed a strategic collaboration aimed at helping US small businesses. The collaboration will…

Bidvest CEO praises “outstanding” Office and Print performance

Lindsay Ralphs, CEO of South Africa-based conglomerate Bidvest, has said the group’s Office and Print division achieved outstanding results in…

Ex-Depot exec takes over at Michaels

Former Office Depot senior executive Mark Cosby has been named as interim CEO at North America’s largest arts and crafts…

Office Depot confirms Calkins departure

Office Depot has told OPI that Steve Calkins, President of its Business Solutions Division (BSD), is to leave the company.…

Lyreco strengthens innovation strategy

European business supplies reseller Lyreco has partnered with global investment firm Partech. The deal sees Lyreco move into the world…

Acquisition for Officeworks

Australian office supplies reseller Officeworks has acquired technology services firm Geeks2U. Launched in 2005 in Sydney, Australia, over 300,000 customers…

Costco topples Amazon

According to the ACSI Retail and Consumer Shipping Report 2018-2019, Costco has overtaken Amazon as the leader in internet retailing…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…