Inaugural iOPA meeting takes place

The inaugural meeting of the International Office Products Alliance (iOPA) has been held in conjunction with the OPI European Forum…

Amazon Business launches new shipping tier | HP Inc to cut 5,000 jobs |...

Amazon Business has launched a new tier for its Prime Shipping service. Named 'Essentials', it enables small businesses with up…

IS announces first annual Connexions event

US-based dealer group Independent Stationers has revealed its Connexions powered by IS Contract furniture solution will host its first yearly meeting.The Race…

New marketing head for Office Brands

Australian dealer group Office Brands has appointed a new Head of Marketing.Phyabae Leong has taken the position, joining the Office Brands' management…

Office Brands confirms Donaghy membership

Australian office products dealer group Office Brands has confirmed that the businesses of former Office Choice Chairman John Donaghy are…

WH Smith voted UK’s worst high-street shop | JAB buys Pret A Manger |...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. WH Smith has…

Hilary Lee passes away

Australian dealer group Office Choice has announced the passing of industry veteran Hilary Lee. Hilary was a much-loved and respected…

Interview: Ingo Dewitz

Büroring is one of Germany’s two main dealer groups or, more precisely, dealer-owned cooperatives. At its helm, from a daily operations…

Reseller Focus: Italy

It has been another challenging year in the Italian office products market. While the country has been somewhat spared the secular…

Big Interview: Benedikt Erdmann

Benedikt Erdmann has been head of leading German dealer group Soennecken – a business of many parts – since 1996.…

Balancing act: the last mile debate

Nobody wants their office products parcel thrown over the garden fence ('thankfully' that only happens in the B2C world –…

IS gaining national accounts momentum

The award to dealer group Independent Stationers (IS) of the US Communities (USC) cooperative purchasing contract in 2010 was seen…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…