Record results for Herman Miller

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported that its Q2 2019 performance set all-time records for quarterly net sales…

Double-digit growth for Steelcase

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has reported encouraging organic sales growth for Q3 2019. For the three months ended 23 November…

New management at Plantronics

Personal audio communications manufacturer Plantronics has appointed a new EVP and General Manager for Group Systems. In this role, Tom…

Lyreco makes PPE acquisition

Workplace supplies giant Lyreco has made a strategic acquisition in the personal protection equipment (PPE) category. Lyreco has acquired the…

Well-designed offices improve productivity

Office workers are 12% more productive when they’re happy, according to office furniture manufacturer The HON Company. Despite this, the…

Sales Director departs Legamaster

The Netherlands-based visual communications manufacturer Legamaster has confirmed that Marc van den Oever will leave the business. He joined the…

Leadership changes at Clorox

US cleaning products manufacturer Clorox has reshuffled its executive team following the resignation of COO Dawn Willoughby. Current EVP Cleaning…

Rapesco reports strong sales

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has delivered double-digit sales growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 May 2018,…

Papedis expands product offering

Swiss office products wholesaler Papedis has expanded its assortment with the acquisition of local distributor Roost. The addition of Roost…

Charges filed against former Autonomy CEO | Solid Q3 for Ingram | Walmart cleans...

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

Burgess joins uni-ball

Industry veteran John Burgess has been appointed Sales Director for Mitsubishi Pencil’s new uni-ball Division for North America following 12…

Konica Minolta accelerates digital transformation

EOS vendor Konica Minolta has announced plans to consolidate a number of facilities and sites in Japan. The initiatives are…

3M introduces formal sustainability requirement

3M has said it will include a sustainability value commitment in all new products, starting in 2019. The brand made…

ZAGG expands technology portfolio

US-based mobile device accessories manufacturer ZAGG has purchased UK-based smartphone case brand Gear4. ZAGG acquired Gear4 from Sweden-based investment company…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

New CEO for Diversey

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has announced its replacement for outgoing CEO Dr Ilham Kadri. Mark Burgess will take over from…

Diversey unveils new sustainability strategy

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has revamped its sustainability goals for 2025. In the company’s Annual Sustainability Report 2018, Diversey released…

Coffee sales fall at JM Smucker

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker reported a decline in coffee sales for the second quarter. Q2 2019 coffee…

Brother to expand partnerships

Business technology solutions vendor Brother UK has shared its strategy for 2019 as it looks to transform into a service-orientated…

Record highlighter sales for Stabilo

Writing instruments manufacturer Stabilo reported growth of 5% in its Writing Instruments category for the year ended 30 June 2018.…

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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…