Furniture declines at HNI

First quarter office furniture sales at US-based manufacturer HNI were down 5.1% on an organic basis versus Q1 2018, the…

IAI expands in Caribbean and Americas

US-based manufacturer rep group Institutional Associates (IAI) has appointed a father-and-daughter team to help its expansion in the Latin American…

Cost savings boost Acme’s profit

Office products, first aid and cutting tools vendor Acme United grew Q1 operating profit by more than 12% as cost-saving…

eBay hits back at Amazon | Emerald comes to Europe | Amazon exits China...

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

SPR hosts annual Supplier Summit

SP Richards (SPR) recently recognised its top suppliers and raised $400,000 for City of Hope at its annual Supplier Summit.…

Steelcase and Microsoft reveal further collaboration initiatives

Top execs from Steelcase and Microsoft unveiled the next phase of their workplace collaboration efforts in an event from New…

Australian government extends copy paper anti-dumping tariffs

Australia’s Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has said it will levy duties on A4 copy paper imported from four countries. Following a…

Sales leadership change at Fellowes

Fellowes has confirmed that Beth Wright will lead the company’s sales effort in North America. Wright – who joined the…

Fuji Xerox government suspension lifted

After its suspension by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Fuji Xerox is to be reinstated as…

Exacompta on track to close Biella acquisition

The shareholders of Switzerland-based filing manufacturer Biella have shown overwhelming support for the company’s acquisition by Exacompta. During the public…

Acquisition for Jalema

European office products manufacturer Jalema has acquired Germany-based business supplies firm Dataplus. Based in Pfullendorf, Dataplus specialises in polypropylene products…

EVO launches CSR initiative | Complete acquires again | Staples Canada trials same-day delivery...

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

Edding on solid ground

Writing and presentation products manufacturer edding has reported FY2018 growth in both sales and profits. Sales for the year were up…

Trump targets counterfeit goods | Office Outlet closes stores | Office Depot Europe selects...

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

FILA expecting US improvements

Global school, stationery, art and office products manufacturer FILA has said that its US operations are back on track in…

Highlands appoints sales manager

Sales and marketing services agency Highlands has named DeAnna Pfeifer to the role of Territory Sales Manager. Pfeifer, who has…

ACCO UK reveals Brexit contingency plans

As uncertainties continue as to what shape Brexit will take, ACCO Brands’ UK subsidiary has said it will maintain a…

Ex-Staples exec in college admission scandal | New CEO for Panasonic Europe | Arjowiggins...

Ex-Staples executive John Wilson is accused of paying bribes to get his children into elite US-based universities. He is facing…

New Xerox services focus on digital

Xerox has announced a new services portfolio aimed at helping clients’ digital transformation. According to Xerox, each service is designed…

HP/Autonomy trial underway in London

HP’s trial against former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is underway in London’s High Court. HP has accused Lynch of knowingly…

Big read

Challenging Q1 for BIC

BIC’s Stationery division reported a 5.8% comparable decline in sales in its Stationery division in the first quarter, although e-commerce…