Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Novexco acquires SPR Canada

Canadian multichannel operator Novexco has acquired the local operations of S.P. Richards (SPR) from the wholesaler’s parent company Genuine Parts.…

Better Capital gives SPOT update

UK private equity firm Better Capital published its interim results at the end of December, providing an update on the…

Court dismisses Essendant class action suit

A US court has dismissed a class action lawsuit brought against Essendant’s former board of directors and Sycamore Partners over…

Antalis provides shareholding update

Paper and packaging distributor Antalis has confirmed it is still attempting to set up a new shareholding structure. In a…

Bunzl expands in Australia

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has bought Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA), a safety and emergency response supplies business…

Tech Data acquires Indian distributor

IT distribution firm Tech Data has acquired value-added distributor Inflow Technologies. US-based Tech Data said the deal will enhance its…

Veritiv makes senior management changes

North American distribution company Veritiv has announced the creation of a COO role and the departure of its SVP of…

Essendant makes Vertical Markets appointment

US wholesaler Essendant has promoted Guy Unterberg to the role of Senior Director of its Vertical Markets Group (VMG). Unterberg…

EOPA 2020 shortlist revealed

Earlier this week, a group of senior executives from all channels in the business supplies industry came together in Amsterdam,…

CNG acquires packaging specialist

US distribution giant Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired California-based packaging products supplier Kilmer, Wagner & Wise (KWW). Based in…

SPR to sell regional distributor

US wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) has agreed to sell its Garland C Norris (GCN) unit to Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG).…

EVO makes acquisition

Leading UK multichannel office products operator EVO Group of Companies has announced the acquisition of Premier Vanguard, the country’s largest…

Paperworld underlines sustainability initiatives | Exertis appoints UK Head of Marketing | Key European...

This week’s round-up of business supplies and stationery news from around the web. Paperworld highlights sustainability relevance Paperworld 2020 will…

Calipage announces Netherlands launch

ADVEO’s Calipage reseller network is to expand into the Netherlands from January 2020. The multichannel operator held a ‘Winter Wonderland’…

Bidding war for Tech Data

The private equity firm aiming to buy technology distributor Tech Data has upped its purchase price after the company received…

Sales steady at Tech Data

Technology distributor Tech Data has reported flat currency-adjusted sales in the third quarter. The company’s revenue in the three months…

GPC names Chief Transformation Officer

S.P. Richards’ parent group Genuine Parts Company (GPC) has appointed Will Stengel to the new position of Chief Transformation Officer.…

VOW reveals Green Light shortlist

VOW Wholesale has announced the shortlisted entries for its dealer and supplier awards to be presented at its Green Light…

ADVEO briefs key suppliers

About 50 suppliers to France-based wholesaler and reseller network operator ADVEO were invited to an update briefing at the ADVEO…

Tech Data to be taken private

Technology distribution giant Tech Data has agreed to be acquired by private equity firm Apollo Global Management in a $5.4…

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…