Jespers changes hands | Essity voices Brexit concerns | Lyreco to speak on PPE...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. New owners for Jespers UK stationery and fine writing…

Get ready for Dealer Support LIVE

UK trade publication Dealer Support is holding its annual LIVE event on 17 October. The event will take place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry and…

Former Sharp CEO joins Marco

Leading US print and copier dealer Marco has named former Sharp Electronics America CEO Doug Albregts as President. Albregts most…

GSA issues e-commerce marketplace RFP

Following yesterday’s news on the consolidation of its multiple award schedules, the US General Services Administration (GSA) has also published…

GSA releases solicitation for consolidated schedules

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has published its solicitation for consolidating the existing 24 multiple award schedules (MAS) for…

UOE sells B2B division

UK reseller UOE has sold its B2B operations in order to focus on its growing high street retailing business. Effective…

Acquisition for HP | Pentel approves Kokuyo deal | Officemate ramps up franchise model

HP Inc has acquired California-based endpoint security start-up Bromium. HP had been in partnership with Bromium through a licensing deal,…

Sustainability score for EZOP

US-based independent dealer EZ Office Products (EZOP) has been recognised as a ‘Green Professional’ business as part of the Wisconsin…

Flex expands in New England region

Fast-growing US document imaging organisation Flex Technology Group has made another strategic investment, this time in Massachusetts. The latest dealer…

Integra sees success with dealer acquisition initiative

UK dealer group Integra Business Solutions has already brokered a number of dealer acquisitions via its i-merge service launched earlier…

Another acquisition for Flex

Imaging and managed print roll-up Flex Technology Group has made a strategic investment in Ohio-based office technology provider Millennium Business…

Frank Martorella passes away

OPI is saddened to learn of the passing of US office products industry icon Frank Martorella. Frank passed away on…

Office Depot using influencer videos | Shopify makes $450m acquisition | Staples UK discusses...

This week’s round-up of business products-related news stories from around the globe. Office Depot using influencer videos Office Depot has…

Kentucky dealer makes acquisition

US independent dealer Petter Business Systems has acquired fellow Kentucky reseller Holley Office Products. The transaction was finalised on 3…

Egan Reid acquires again

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has announced its second acquisition in the space of a few months. Following on from…

Business award for COS’s Lyone

Amie Lyone, Executive Leader - Operations at leading independent dealer Complete Office Solutions (COS), has been honoured at the Family…

Senior management departure at Kaut-Bullinger

One of the joint Managing Directors of Kaut-Bullinger’s Office + Solution division is to leave the leading German independent dealer.…

Complete Business Solutions acquires again

UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions (CBS) has bought yet another high-profile business services provider. Announced today, Complete…

Massive 3P investment by Amazon | LSC sells business unit | ECI integrates Muuto...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the globe. Amazon spending $15 billion on 3P Amazon has said…

Office Choice reveals top dealer of the year

Australian dealer group Office Choice has named its national dealer of the year as Office Choice Bairnsdale. Bairnsdale, one of…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…