Sales increase for SP Richards

First quarter sales at wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) increased by 1%, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC) has revealed in its…

SPR hosts annual Supplier Summit

SP Richards (SPR) recently recognised its top suppliers and raised $400,000 for City of Hope at its annual Supplier Summit.…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

ALSO expands eastwards

European distribution group ALSO has agreed to acquire Solytron, the largest local IT distributor in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991, Solytron…

EVO launches CSR initiative | Complete acquires again | Staples Canada trials same-day delivery...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. UK office…

Staples Solutions expands logistics partnership

A major contract win has led to a recent strengthening of the ties between Staples Solutions in the UK and…

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…

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Askul seeking end to Yahoo Japan partnership

Japanese office supplies reseller Askul has said it intends to dissolve its relationship with main shareholder Yahoo Japan following a…