XP expiration boosts Tech Data sales

This was reflected by strong PC sales with broadline products accounting for almost half (46%) of net sales. CEO Bob…

Research: The shift to digital

United Stationers recently published a new white paper Leader Of The Pack: Digital Replaces Full-line Catalog which reveals that the…

Costco misses analyst expectations

Total sales for the quarter increased 7% to $25.2 billion from $23.5 billion last year while operating expenses rose 7.2%…

Weekly snippets 30 May 2014

Office Club has launched its 2014 Back To School campaign.Full story: Dealer Support Colorado Springs copier dealer Bircham's Office Products is…

Ball leaves Spicers

In a letter to customers, Spicers said that Ball – who had been CEO at the wholesaler since November 2009…

New boss for Spicers Ireland

With 23 years in the industry including the current role of Spicers Ireland Sales Director, Everard takes over from Siobhan…

Corwell Expo looks for international standing

Now in its 9th year, the Hungary-based wholesaler’s Expo attracted visitors from neighbouring countries, namely Slovakia and the Czech Republic…

ALSO gets green light for Alpha acquisition

ALSO revealed at the end of January that it had agreed to acquire Alpha from its holding company Saphin.The Switzerland-based…

Spicers gets more funding

In a stock market statement, Better Capital revealed that it is committing a further £5 million ($8.5 million) to Spicers…

Spicers offers lead generation service

Lead Forensics software reveals key contact details and intelligence of visitors to a reseller’s website and allows the user to…

ADVEO Q1 boosted by traditional OP

The company reported a 6% year-on-year drop in sales to reach €263 million ($362 million) as EOS disappointed due to…

United launches breakroom initiative

Its Perks Program provides resellers with access to free brewers, brewer installation and service, training on selling coffee and other…

Medium launches e-shop

The new e-commerce site includes e-billing, email alerts, contract ordering and advanced price comparison filters.Medium Managing Director Arno Alberty said:…

Supplies Network picks up NeXus award

Director of Business Development David Reinkemeyer said: "It's gratifying to know our efforts to support dealer growth in the imaging…

PACT still strong for VOW

Its PACT team – which assists VOW+ customers when competing against contract stationers or non-VOW members for business – played…

United reveals Depot impact

Commenting in United's Q1 earnings release on Office Depot's decision to make SP Richards its first-call wholesaler, United CEO Cody…

SPR sales down slightly

The wholesaler reported first quarter sales of $418.1 million, down slightly from last year's figure of $420.1 million.This number includes…

Grainger reports share gains

The quarter also saw sales rise 5% year on year to reach $2.4 billion while net earnings for the quarter…

Global News Snippets: 11 April 2014

As well as selling 3D printers, Staples has begun offering 3D printing services in some of its US stores.Full story:…

SPR launches catalogue app

The downloadable app, an addition to the Evolve online publications programme, has been developed with dealer sale reps in mind for…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…