VOW touts dealer strategy success

With a slew of industry awards under its belt, UK wholesaler VOW is reaping the rewards of its dealer-first approach. The…

Schultz joins SPR

US business products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) has announced the appointment of Steve Schultz as EVP, effective 18 February. Based…

Promotion for SPR’s Lee

Chad Lee has been promoted to EVP at US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR). Lee was most recently SVP, leading both SPR’s operations and acquired…

Antalis remains resilient

European paper merchant Antalis said despite a volatile market, FY2018 sales are expected to be stable. In the company’s unaudited…

ALSO looks to improve reseller relationships

European technology distributor ALSO has reshuffled the management team at its operations in France as it looks to forge closer…

Ingram Micro welcomes new director

Global IT distributor Ingram Micro has appointed a new director to head its Cloud Business in the Middle East, Turkey,…

Amazon reports growth | Apple sales fall | The Navigator Company ups prices

Amazon has announced a solid quarter of growth in Q3 2018, as sales were up 20% to $72.4 billion and…

Sycamore completes Essendant acquisition

Staples Inc has confirmed that an affiliate of its owner Sycamore Partners has completed the acquisition of North American office…

SPOT reveals new CEO identity

UK office supplies group SPOT (Spicers/OfficeTeam) has confirmed the appointment of its new CEO following the recent departure of Jeff…

Essendant expects Staples transaction to close soon

Following yesterday’s news that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved its acquisition by Staples, Essendant has written to its…

Tech Data appoints Asia Pacific President

US-based IT distributor Tech Data has announced its new President for the Asia Pacific division, effective immediately. Jaideep Malhotra is…

NTS joins FusionPlus Data

Ireland-based stationery and tape distributor National Tape Sales (NTS) has partnered with UK content specialist FusionPlus Data. The new and…

Conditions imposed on Staples-Essendant deal

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved Staples Inc’s proposed $482.7 million acquisition of wholesaler Essendant – but with…

SPOT appointment expected soon

Outgoing Spicers/OfficeTeam (SPOT) CEO Jeff Whiteway has told OPI that the process of recruiting his successor is nearing completion. Whiteway’s…

Monolith goes Solo

Germany-based business luggage supplier Monolith has signed an agreement to distribute Solo New York bags, briefcases and backpacks across Europe.…

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…

ADVEO Spain moves nearer liquidation

European wholesaler ADVEO has revealed that two of its subsidiaries in Spain have requested liquidation proceedings to be implemented. In…

Whiteway to step down

SPOT Group CEO Jeff Whiteway has announced that he will stand down from his role at the company. During the…

PEG increases stake in Offix

As planned, Swiss office products dealer group and wholesaler PEG has gained a majority share in Offix Holding. PEG has…

Strong final quarter for SYNNEX

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has reported a solid end to fiscal 2018 with growth in its fourth quarter.…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…