Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Acquisitions drive Exertis earnings growth

Adjusted operating profit at DCC Technology – which trades as Exertis – grew by around 40% in the six months…

US Industry Week back on the agenda

The inaugural meeting of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) commenced in earnest on Tuesday with a Member & Supplier General Session…

Steep declines at Veritiv

North American distribution company Veritiv has reported double-digit declines in both sales and earnings in the third quarter. Veritiv achieved…

Antalis reports deteriorating market conditions

Distribution group Antalis has said that volumes in the European paper market declined by 8% in the first nine months…

The Safety Zone names new sales leader

Duane Carey has been appointed as VP - Sales and Strategic Markets at The Safety Zone, the manufacturer and supplier…

New look for ADVEO

ADVEO has revealed a refreshed corporate colour scheme ahead of its ADVEO World event in Paris next month. The wholesaler…

Quantore inaugurates distribution centre

Netherlands-based dealer and distribution group Quantore officially opened its impressive warehouse extension a few days ago. An opening ceremony attended…

Essendant launches personalised e-marketing solutions

US wholesaler Essendant has confirmed two new e-commerce marketing products for its reseller customers. The company has announced Email Sales…

Imperial Dade acquires in Pennsylvania

US foodservice and jan/san giant Imperial Dade has acquired Pennsylvania-based distributor Philip Rosenau for an undisclosed sum. It is Imperial…

Essendant sells industrial business

US wholesaler Essendant has divested its industrial products division to private equity firm One Equity Partners (OEP). The corporate carve-out…

Amazon continues small business focus | New dealer for AOPD | ECI executives honoured...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Amazon continues small business push Amazon in the US…

Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…

SPR reports Q3 results

Third quarter sales and operating earnings of North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) have been reported via its parent organisation…

DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…

Essendant tapping into Staples’ resources

OPI catches up with Essendant President Harry Dochelli as the wholesaler begins to roll out new programmes for independent dealers…

SPOT appoints Commercial Director as Moore leaves

The Spicers OfficeTeam Group (SPOT) has confirmed the creation of a new Commercial Director role and the departure of Purchasing…

Management changes at OptiGroup

European packaging and facilities supplies distributor OptiGroup has announced two senior management appointments. Magnus Karlsson, Managing Director of the group’s…

Antalis reports sharp decline in paper volumes

Distributor Antalis said paper volumes in its European markets fell by around 7% in the first half of 2019. What…

Exertis boosts enterprise business

Technology distributor Exertis has appointed Angelo Apa to the newly-created position of Global Head of Enterprise Vendor Management. Reporting to…

SYNNEX delivers on Q3

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has reported record results in its third quarter. Sales for its Technology Solutions distribution…

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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…