Office technology drives Soennecken growth

Germany’s largest dealer group finished the year with total revenues of €571 million ($781 million), up 1.6% from the 2012…

Spicers to launch closed loop paper solution

The 5 Star Remarkable Loop Paper programme – which will be officially launched at a Brilliant partner event on 30…

United Stationers: Driving the Millennial Office Products Purchase

Raised with significant resources, attention and exposure to the latest technologies, millennials have grown up to be confident, always connected,…

United Stationers: Your share of the Empowered User

An August 2012 group of consumer studies conducted by United with 12,000 working consumers, indicates that individuals within companies who…

United Stationers: Technology-enabled Mobile Workers

Worker mobility contributes to the empowered user phenomenon that has manifested itself in office purchasing, as described in United’s recent Empowered…

United Stationers: Buy Local

There are opportunities surrounding “buy local” campaigns which both resellers and consumers across industries are realising. Research conducted by United…

United Stationers: Empowered User

Employees are emerging as the new purchasing force. Purchasing agents and administrators now share responsibility for purchasing workplace products with…

Vasanta reveals reseller programme

In December, Vasanta had said that it was preparing to make "a significant announcement" for the independent reseller community and…

Strong 2013 for Corwell

The company grew total sales by more than 18% in 2013 to reach €32 million ($44 million), with 10.2% year-on-year…

Strong results for SYNNEX

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has posted Q4 and FY results that topped analysts’ expectations.The company reported Q4 net…

Spicers makes e-commerce and category appointments

Spicers has announced a raft of appointments to bolster support for its reseller partners in 2014.Former Halfords man and e-commerce…

Superstat commits to Spicers

Dealer group Superstat has entered into an exclusive wholesale arrangement with Spicers.It is a decision which Superstat says reflects the…

Supplies Network realigned under parent company

Supplies Network has been rolled under the umbrella of its parent company Distribution Management (DM) in a move designed to…

ADVEO sells industrial business unit

ADVEO has agreed to sell its industrial business unit to Swiss investment fund Springwater Capital.The €16 million ($22 million) deal…

Spicers rolls out shredding initiative

Wholesaler Spicers is launching an exclusive secure shredding solution for its Brilliant dealer partners.Spicers has teamed up with shredding contractor…

Damman named to soft-carrier board

Experienced European OP executive Peter Damman is to join the board of business supplies wholesaler soft-carrier.Damman has been appointed as…

SP Richards and ECi expand alliance

Wholesaler SP Richards and software provider ECi have announced an expansion of their strategic alliance.Building on an agreement the two…

United Stationers launches market research resource

United Stationers has officially launched ASK!, a survey and market research consulting resource for its independent dealer customers.Through research methods…

Grainger acquires Safety Solutions

MRO reseller Grainger has bought Ohio-based safety clothing distributor Safety Solutions for an undisclosed sum.Safety Solutions is known regionally for…

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Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…