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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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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…