Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Quantore appoints Operations Director

Leading Dutch office products group Quantore has hired an experienced supply chain professional as its new Operations Director. Joining the…

GPC reports declines at SPR

Fourth quarter sales at business products wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) fell by more than 6%, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC)…

CNG acquires paper merchant

Distribution group Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired a US regional paper merchant via its Lindenmeyr Munroe subsidiary. Lindenmeyr Munroe…

SPOT makes CSR appointment

UK business supplies group Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) is aiming to take its sustainability credentials to a new level after appointing a…

Private equity buys Europel

European office products distributor Europel has been acquired by a Dutch private equity group, it has been revealed. According to…

Interaction reports progress with packaging initiative

Business supplies purchasing organisation Interaction has said that efforts to develop sustainable packaging on its products are going well. Speaking…

Cott sells coffee unit for $405 million

Cott is a step closer to its transition to a pure-play water distributor after agreeing to sell its S&D Coffee…

Cott full steam ahead with water business

Home and office beverages supplier Cott has made a second acquisition in as many weeks. The distributor has announced the…

Distribution Management infrastructure progress | AOPD adds SC Johnson Professional | VOW board to...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Distribution Management to complete infrastructure improvements Distribution Management, parent…

New Canadian distributor for Schneider

Germany-based writing instruments manufacturer Schneider has entered into a new, exclusive distribution agreement for the Canadian market. Taking on Schneider’s…

CFO leaves SPOT

Long-standing Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) CFO Andrew Mobbs has left the business supplies group to take on a similar role at construction…

New name and acquisition for Gould

US distributor Gould Paper has acquired North Carolina-based McGrann Paper. McGrann – which was founded in Charlotte (NC) in 1974…

AOPD adds office coffee partner | Mondi CEO to leave | Wisconsin dealer to...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. AOPD adds coffee services provider US national accounts network…

Date for Aussie show announced

Australian dealer group Office Choice and wholesaler GNS have confirmed the date and venue for their second OPIx event. OPIx…

Double acquisition for Delta Plus

European personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier Delta Plus has made two acquisitions and set up a new specialist division in…

Cott makes big water move

Home and office beverages supplier Cott has made a significant announcement as part of its strategy to focus on its…

SYNNEX to split

SYNNEX plans to spin off its Concentrix business services division and become two separate publicly traded companies. The transaction is…

HP awarded $439m | Amazon stores in Germany? | COPA launches young professionals network...

This week’s round-up of business supplies news from around the web. Judge awards HP $439 million HP Inc has been…

Acquisitions for Bunzl and Imperial Dade

Jan/san and facilities supplies distribution companies Bunzl and Imperial Dade have each announced an acquisition in the US. International group…

Cott to quit coffee?

International consumer and professional beverages distributor Cott is evaluating strategic alternatives for its coffee, tea and extract business segment as…

Big Read

HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…