School Speciality exploring sale

US-based educational supplies and solutions reseller School Specialty has launched a full strategic review of the business. The company had…

Warehouse Stationery sales up

New Zealand office supplies retailer Warehouse Stationery grew its top line in the low single digits in its first quarter…

Same-store sales fall at OfficeMate

Thailand’s leading office supplies reseller OfficeMate reported a 2.4% decrease in same-store sales from its 75 outlets during the third…

Takkt to reorganise

Business supplies and MRO reseller Takkt has announced a significant group transformation plan that will see it reorganise around two…

PPE boom boosts safety show

Workplace safety show A+A posted record results in 2019 thanks, in part, to continued growth in the personal protective equipment…

Messe Frankfurt marketplace goes live | Supreme Court turns down Staples request | Saligram...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Messe Frankfurt B2B platform goes live Messe Frankfurt has…

Office Depot CEE sale closes

Office Depot CEE sale closes Private equity form Aurelius has confirmed the completion of the sale of the Office Depot…

Margins improve at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has reported a double-digit increase in adjusted Q3 operating profit and EBITDA despite a 4% drop in…

Winc wins injunction against NXP

There is obviously no love lost between Winc Australia and the former Winc business in New Zealand, now called NXP.…

Loss narrows at National Pen

Promotional products giant National Pen has posted an improved set of year-on-year Q1 results, but still reported a loss in…

ALSO and Tech Data acquisitions | Amazon announcements | Staples to stamp out toxins

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web.  ALSO completes Bulgarian acquisition ALSO has closed its previously announced…

Aurelius comments on Office Depot CEE sale

Private equity firm Aurelius provided some details on the sale of Office Depot Europe’s business in Central and Eastern Europe…

Amazon Business launches in Canada

Amazon Business is now live in nine countries following yesterday’s announcement that it has opened in Canada. At the same…

Amazon continues with massive delivery investments

Amazon is set to spend $1.5 billion in the fourth quarter on its Prime One Day shipping programme. Following the…

Zoro to add ten million items

MRO giant Grainger has said its Zoro e-commerce business will grow SKU numbers by ten million over the next 3-5…

Big sustainability news from HP | Amazon shrugs off unsafe product claims | Jan/san...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web. HP makes significant sustainability announcements At its Innovation Summit…

Takkt to cut costs after weak Q3

European and North American business supplies reseller Takkt has said it will carry out “structural cost adjustments” in the fourth…

Quantore inaugurates distribution centre

Netherlands-based dealer and distribution group Quantore officially opened its impressive warehouse extension a few days ago. An opening ceremony attended…

Board changes at Wulff; hints at acquisitions

Scandinavian business supplies reseller Wulff has announced that new CEO Elina Pienimäki will also act as the company’s Chairwoman. Pienimäki…

Fullerton leaves Winc

Darren Fullerton, CEO of leading Australian office products reseller Winc, has left the company with immediate effect, OPI has learned.…

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ADVEO briefs key suppliers

About 50 suppliers to France-based wholesaler and reseller network operator ADVEO were invited to an update briefing at the ADVEO…