Thurgood-Brown joins Exertis Supplies

Experienced UK office products executive Kim Thurgood-Brown took up a new role at distributor Exertis Supplies this week. She will…

Exertis Supplies names new Managing Director

UK B2B distributor Exertis Supplies has promoted Andrew Beaumont to the position of Managing Director following Raj Advani’s relocation to…

Massive losses for ADVEO

European wholesaler ADVEO has posted a loss for 2018 of more than €180 million ($202 million). The beleaguered firm –…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

SPOT offloads Oyez Professional Services unit

UK office supplies group Spicers OfficeTeam (SPOT) has sold its lucrative Oyez Professional Services and Waterlow Business Supplies legal and…

ADVEO Germany struggles to find buyer

Since officially opening insolvency proceedings at the beginning of this year, ADVEO Germany has failed to attract investors. According to…

Declining paper volumes knock Antalis

European paper merchant Antalis reported a slight dip in FY2018 sales, primarily due to falling demand for paper. FY2018 sales…

Great start to 2019 for SYNNEX

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has yet again set new quarterly records. For Q1 2019, sales were $5.2 billion,…

Comercial del Sur expands presence in France

Four years after it bought the assets of RP Diffusion, Spain-based office products and stationery group Comercial del Sur has…

Mac Papers promotes Boortz

US paper distributor Mac Papers has promoted Craig Boortz to the position of EVP Paper. Boortz has been with the…

VOW announces CSR goals

VOW has announced four corporate social responsibility (CSR) objectives that it will focus on from 2019 onwards. The areas are…

UFP partners with FusionPLUS Data

European EOS distributor UFP has made its product data accessible through content specialist FusionPLUS Data. Dealers will be able to…

Tech Data enters robot automation market

IT distributor Tech Data has announced it will deliver robotic process automation (RPA) solutions. Forming a strategic partnership with Automation Anywhere,…

Antalis pursues new shareholding structure

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis says it is progressing with plans to implement a new shareholding structure. The…

SP Richards launches MPS service

US wholesaler SP Richards has launched a managed print services (MPS) program for its independent dealers called PrintSmart. The program…

ISG and TriMega launch EpiContent

US dealer groups Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) and TriMega have launched the e-content solution, EpiContent. In collaboration with US wholesaler…

Strong year for Tech Data

Strong profit growth in its last fiscal quarter brought IT distribution giant Tech Data’s FY2019 results to a record level.…

BJ’s reports record growth during 2018

US-based BJ’s Wholesale Club has posted strong growth both in Q4 2018 and in its FY2018 results. For the three…

EOPA 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the 18th European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.…

OptiGroup appoints CEO

European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus) has promoted Sören Gaardboe to the role of CEO. Gaardboe most recently held…

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Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…