“Pleasing” results for Veritiv

Packaging and Publishing helped drive modest improvements in Q4 2018 for North American B2B distributor Veritiv. Despite declines in its…

When Harry met Sandy

Yesterday saw the first full business day of the biennial Essendant CORE Live trade event which this year is being…

Imperial Dade makes another acquisition

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired the New Jersey branch of Joshen Paper & Packaging.  …

New offers for ADVEO

Following an eerie silence of almost two months, there have been new developments in the proposed sale of wholesaler ADVEO’s…

ALSO reports stable growth

European technology distributor ALSO has reported a steady performance in 2018 following fundamental structural optimisation over the course of the…

Solid year for Bunzl

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has reported strong organic growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 December 2018,…

Donahue praises SP Richards performance

Genuine Parts (GPC) CEO Paul Donahue said yesterday that business products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) had an “excellent” end to…

Sales up at SP Richards

Genuine Parts, parent company of SP Richards (SPR), has said the North American business products wholesaler achieved sales growth of…

Ingram Micro tackles cybersecurity

Global IT distributor Ingram Micro is to significantly expand its Cyber Security business across EMEA and Turkey. The company is…

Sequana loses appeal | Expansion for Nuance | GPC makes acquisition

The Court of Appeal in London, UK, has upheld a judgement against European paper group Sequana that related to a €135 million…

Exertis announces date for 2019 event

Technology distributor Exertis has announced details for its third channel event, Plug In To Exertis. The line-up will include seminars…

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…

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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…