PBS acquires Slovakian business

Headquartered in Bratislava and with a 10,000-SKU product range, Lamitec will be combined with PBS's Slovakian business Büroprofi Kanex.The combined…

PaperlinX insists Sappi complaint is ongoing

Yesterday (30 January), Sappi released a statement saying that it had learnt that the German Federal Cartel Office (the Bundeskartellamt)…

Erdmann crowned Germany’s OP personality of the year

He received the award from previous winner, Kaut-Bullinger Group Managing Director Johannes Peter Martin.Cordula Adamek, Managing Director of Kaut-Bullinger’s office…

SP Richards urges dealers to ‘be the source’

SP Richards' 2013 Advantage Business Conference was held in Orlando, Florida, with the theme 'Be the source'.OPI asked SVP Marketing…

Adveo Architect: Reseller Focus

The theme of the opening day of ADVEO World which took place in Berlin, Germany at the end of November was…

Industry reacts to Vasanta’s bokz

Essentially, Vasanta's bokz programme provides an end-to-end one-stop shop for the SMB end user using a bokz-branded reseller. Be it…

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…

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ADVEO briefs key suppliers

About 50 suppliers to France-based wholesaler and reseller network operator ADVEO were invited to an update briefing at the ADVEO…