Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

Lighting up the office

During the darkest working week of the year in the UK, research found that 80% of office staff said good…

Lyreco makes PPE acquisition

Workplace supplies giant Lyreco has made a strategic acquisition in the personal protection equipment (PPE) category. Lyreco has acquired the…

Ellward leaves TOPS

Jim Ellward has left office products supplier TOPS to pursue another opportunity outside of the OP industry. Ellward served as…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

HP opens up MPS accounts

HP Inc has expanded access to its direct accounts for US print premier channel partners. Effective immediately, thousands of managed…

Dixons Carphone profits plunge

Despite a slight increase in sales for the first half of the year, UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone reported steep…

Nestlé ups recycling credentials

In light of the global backlash against single-use plastic, Nestlé has announced plans on both sides of the Atlantic to…

Staples Canada rebrands

Staples Canada has unveiled a new brand identity which now features the tagline ‘Working and Learning Company’. The change is…

Charges filed against former Autonomy CEO | Solid Q3 for Ingram | Walmart cleans...

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

Better Capital provides SPOT update

UK-based private equity firm Better Capital has said that its Spicers/OfficeTeam (SPOT) investment is trading “well below” its budgeted EBITDA…

Senior execs leave Staples

Staples Inc has confirmed the departures of two long-serving senior executives from its North American operations. Company veteran Steve Matyas…

Print strategy boots HP Inc sales

A solid performance in HP Inc’s Printing business following strategic investments contributed to another quarter of growth for the company.…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

Depot invests in Viking

Office Depot Europe has launched a new UK website for its B2B delivery business Viking. The new website was developed…

Staples promotes Baldrey

Staples Solutions has broadened Robert Baldrey’s role at the company. Baldrey has been promoted to VP Northern Region and will…

OfficeFleet recognised for green deliveries

UK-based office products wholesaler Spicers has announced that its last mile delivery option OfficeFleet has been awarded Gold Fleet status…

Warehouse Stationery to streamline operations

New Zealand-based Warehouse Group has revealed its strategy to combat competitors. During its recent AGM, the company said it plans…

Mondi simplifies structure | Typo expands in the UK | P&G launches recycled plastic...

South Africa-based paper manufacturer Mondi is proposing to simplify its structure. It will go from being dual listed into a…

WH Smith expands travel franchise

UK retailer WH Smith has strengthened its international travel business through a partnership with King Power Group (Hong Kong). Travel…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…