Staples launches new PC support plan

The service is available in one- and two-year plans and includes upgrades, maintenance, data transfers and installations for new and…

Strong BTS drives Officeworks Q3

The leading Australian OP reseller recorded year-on-year Q3 sales growth of 6.7% to reach A$445 million ($412 million).Adjusting for the…

Takkt reports Q1 growth

Organic sales grew 4.9% to reach €239 million ($402 million) while EBITDA rose 1.4% to €37.4 million.Takkt Europe slightly outperformed…

o2o urges shareholders to reject proxy challenge

Gerber is seeking three places on the o2o board after his proposal for a reverse merger between o2o and two…

Global News Snippets: 25 April 2014

A postal workers' union in the US is asking unionised teachers to boycott Staples as the row continues over USPS…

Depot wields axe on Grand & Toy stores

Depot says it will close all 19 of the OfficeMax Grand & Toy stores and maintain the brand in Canada…

School Specialty names permanent CEO

Henderson was named interim CEO in August last year after Mike Lavelle resigned following the company's completion of reorganisation under…

Manutan reports on H1 and Q2

The company recorded H1 turnover of €283 million ($390 million) compared to €298 million in the year-ago period.Q2 turnover was…

Askul expands into alcoholic beverages

The transaction - which is expected to become effective on 2 July - comes as Askul looks to introduce new…

Bunzl announces further acquisitions; Q1 results

The company said Q1 revenue rose 5% year on year at constant exchange rates although overall revenue was flat at…

Officeworks launches new website

New additions to the site include a ‘set your store’ option, which personalises the site to the user's local store…

Ryman creates breakthrough sustainable font

The newly named Ryman Eco is said to use a third less ink and toner than standard fonts and 27%…

Global News Snippets: 11 April 2014

As well as selling 3D printers, Staples has begun offering 3D printing services in some of its US stores.Full story:…

o2o rejects shareholder proposal

On 26 March, o2o revealed that US investor Nick Gerber - who owns over 9% of the firm's shares -…

SP Richards confirms Depot contract win

The wholesaler notified staff of the contract win in an internal message at the end of last week, saying that…

Depot appoints retail head

The company announced on Thursday that Rice, who takes up the position on 14 April, would also serve as a…

o2o profit stable after sales increase

Underlying pre-tax profit for the 12 months to 31 December 2013 was £4.19 million ($7 million) - virtually the same…

New OP group born in Sweden

Ocay is the result of the 2013 merger between resellers Gullbergs and Kontorsvaruhuset that created a SKr1.1 billion ($170 million)…

Office Depot targets growth with new appointment

Joining from dental implant manufacturer Biomet 3i, Johansson has also been made a member of Office Depot’s Executive Committee and…

ASKUL reports double-digit growth

For the nine-month period to mid-February, ASKUL reported sales of ¥182.4 billion ($1.77 billion), 10.1% higher than the same period…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…