Attractive workplaces help employee retention

The quality of an office workspace is one of the lead factors contributing to employee fulfilment, according to a recent…

Depot’s Elf Yourself app is back

Office Depot’s Elf Yourself app has returned for the 2018 festive season and has teamed up with Facebook to include…

Böttcher adds to senior management

Germany-based online reseller Böttcher has added to its board with the appointment of Daniel Frankenberg.  The new recruit, who has spent…

Office workers fail to prevent flu

New research from Staples Business Advantage has found that more than half of workers in the US return to work…

RTC extends jan/san portfolio

Office supplies reseller RTC Proffice has acquired fellow Romanian cleaning and hygiene products firm Paper Plus. Paper Plus is a…

Robert Slavin passes away

OPI is saddened to report Robert Slavin passed away on 11 November. Robert was founder and CEO of Bantex South…

Depot turnaround still a work in progress

Office Depot’s third quarter earnings results this week certainly caught the eye of Wall Street and the US media as…

School Specialty reports shipping delays

Educational supplies reseller School Specialty has reported that shipping delays from staffing issues in its peak back-to-school season impacted sales…

HP Inc reshuffles leadership team

HP Inc has appointed two new Presidents, one for its Americas and one for its Asia Pacific subsidiaries, following Stephen…

Improved performance for Warehouse Stationery

New-Zealand-based retailer Warehouse Stationery has recovered from last year’s systems disruptions with a solid start to its 2019 financial year.…

Walmart partners with Microsoft | ARC sales grow | Iconex expands in Europe

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported 4.1% growth in Q3 2018 sales to $100.5 million, while adjusted…

Office Depot reports BSD growth

Office Depot Inc says its Business Services Division (BSD) grew organically in the third quarter. In the company’s Q3 earnings…

Ryman bucks the trend

As UK stationery and office products retailer Ryman celebrates 125 years in business, owner Theo Paphitis reveals how the company…

Newell offloads two more businesses

As part of its Accelerated Transformation Plan, Newell Brands has signed definitive agreements to sell Jostens and Pure Fishing to…

Complete Business Solutions acquires Irongate

UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions (CBS) has acquired Derby-based Irongate Group, which includes RAM print. The purchase…

Restructuring costs hit Paperchase

UK stationery retailer Paperchase has reported losses for the year ended 3 February 2018, despite a sales increase of 6%.…

Uni-ball names new President

Mitsubishi Pencil has named Mike Parker as President of its new uni-ball Division for North America. An industry veteran, Mike…

Greenville sells print division | Ricoh makes acquisitions | Apogee purchase completed

South-Carolina based Greenville Office Supply has sold its print division to competitor TruColor, as part of a move to narrow…

Acquisition drives Wulff sales

Nordics office products reseller Wulff has reported an increase in Q3 2019 sales. For the third quarter, sales grew 6.6%…

TOPS office products owner to be acquired

LSC Communications, the parent company of US office products brands TOPS and Quality Park, is to be acquired by $4…

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ADVEO files an insolvency proceeding

Pan-European business supplies and stationery wholesaler ADVEO has filed for an insolvency proceeding after its lenders withdrew their support for…