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…

Westcoast launches HP Solutions Store

UK-based IT and EOS distributor Westcoast this week announced an HP Solutions Store for the small business market.Westcoast is providing…

ADVEO World Germany starts today

European distributor ADVEO is holding its annual showcase event for the German market this week.ADVEO World Germany starts in Berlin…

Spicers remains profitable, says Better Capital

Spicers' owner Better Capital has said the wholesaler remains profitable despite a fall in sales.In its interim report released this…

Spicers teams up with BP Group for telemarketing

Wholesaler Spicers has partnered with The Business Performance (BP) Group to launch a telemarketing service for its Brilliant partners.The service…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…