SPOT embraces renewable energy

UK office products group Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) has announced it has recently transitioned to 100% renewable energy sourced from wind power.…

Relief for Borroni after difficult times

OPI speaks with ADVEO Italy Managing Director Luca Borroni following the news that the company’s future has been assured. After…

Amazon drone deliveries imminent | Xerox and HP strengthen ties | Xerox acquisitions |...

This week’s round-up of office products and business supplies news from around the globe. Amazon ready for drone deliveries Amazon…

Reprieve for ADVEO Italy

A binding offer for the acquisition of ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has been received, the wholesaler has announced. Last month, the…

Exertis makes senior appointments

Technology distributor Exertis, part of the DCC Group, has announced some further changes to its group structure to support its…

Imperial Dade continues buying spree

Leading US foodservice and jan/san supplies firm Imperial Dade has closed its 22nd acquisition under the leadership of father and…

Antalis expands Office team

Antalis UK has boosted its sales team for the Office channel in its northern region. Sam Colgan has moved to…

EVO reviewing strategic options

The UK and Ireland’s EVO Group of Companies (EVO) has confirmed the appointment of Clearwater International as a strategic advisor.…

ADVEO France reassures the market

ADVEO France has issued a statement to the local trade outlining the benefits of its takeover by private equity firm…

VOW Wholesale announces event details

VOW Wholesale has confirmed 5 December as the date for its Green Light 2019 exhibition. More than 70 suppliers and…

New CEOs for WH Smith and Lexmark | Biella acquisition closes | Steady Q3...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Leadership change…

ADVEO subsidiaries sold

ADVEO has confirmed that its operations in France and Belgium have been bought by private equity firm Sandton Capital Partners.…

Amazon expands delivery focus | Depot loses BBB accreditation | Moleskine sales fall

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Amazon paying…

Antalis shareholding restructuring still in progress

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis has provided an update following the news that parent company Sequana has gone…

ADVEO begins liquidation process in Italy

Following the failure to find a buyer for its operations in Italy, ADVEO is taking steps to liquidate its Italian…

Strong year for Exertis; makes acquisitions in Europe

DCC Technology, the distribution business of Ireland-based group DCC that trades as Exertis, has reported an impressive set of full-year…

OfficeZilla confirms SPR switch

US office products dealer franchise network OfficeZilla has announced a new first-call wholesaler relationship with SP Richards (SPR). When OPI…

Germany weighs on OptiGroup results

Søren Gaardboe, CEO of European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus), has said that difficulties experienced in the German market…

Public sector progress for Amazon UK | Are you ready for WaaS? | COLOP...

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. YPO readies…

Veritiv lowers outlook after soft Q1

North American B2B distributor Veritiv has cut its full-year earnings forecast after it reported “challenging market conditions” in the first…

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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…