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

Enavate upgrades B2B e-commerce solution

US-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner Enavate has announced enhancements to its Customer Connect B2B e-commerce package aimed at dealers and…

Mercateo’s Unite partners with 2bits

Mercateo’s B2B networking platform Unite has partnered with 2bits, a SAP-based purchasing company. While Unite directly connects suppliers with buyers,…

Alibaba focus at Office Depot presentation

Office Depot Inc’s relationship with Alibaba.com was the main talking point at an investor presentation that took place yesterday. Office…

UFP partners with FusionPLUS Data

European EOS distributor UFP has made its product data accessible through content specialist FusionPLUS Data. Dealers will be able to…

Tech Data enters robot automation market

IT distributor Tech Data has announced it will deliver robotic process automation (RPA) solutions. Forming a strategic partnership with Automation Anywhere,…

New role for MPS expert MacDonald

Managed print services (MPS) industry expert West MacDonald has been named as VP of Business Development at technology services and…

Office Depot in strategic partnership with Alibaba

Office Depot and e-commerce platform Alibaba have signed a strategic collaboration aimed at helping US small businesses. The collaboration will…

Mercateo opens Swiss subsidiary

Online procurement platform Mercateo opened a fully-fledged subsidiary in Switzerland earlier this year. The Germany-based company confirmed that it had…

Office Power launches new division

UK independent dealer platform Office Power has launched a new Partner Success department. Former office supplies dealer Mark Davis will head…

Ingram Micro tackles cybersecurity

Global IT distributor Ingram Micro is to significantly expand its Cyber Security business across EMEA and Turkey. The company is…

ECi bundles Ascellerate

Office products technology provider ECi is to include Acsellerate CRM software within its distribution-focused software solutions. Existing Red Falcon, TeamDesign…

Growth for Mercateo

Online procurement platform Mercateo has announced strong results for its 2018 fiscal year. 2018 sales for the group were €285…

Messe Frankfurt creates digital B2B marketplace

Messe Frankfurt has started to build a digital B2B marketplace called nextrade, while at the same time investing in the…

Office Power promotes Streeter

UK independent dealer platform Office Power has promoted its former Head of Trading, Colin Streeter. In the new role of…

Ingram Micro welcomes new director

Global IT distributor Ingram Micro has appointed a new director to head its Cloud Business in the Middle East, Turkey,…

Office Friendly strengthens Pioneer platform

UK dealer group Office Friendly has appointed Will Nixon as its new Learning and Development Officer. Nixon has spent over…

Phenomenal quarter for Alibaba

China-based online giant Alibaba has delivered another quarter of rapid expansion, with double-digit growth in all of its operating divisions.…

NTS joins FusionPlus Data

Ireland-based stationery and tape distributor National Tape Sales (NTS) has partnered with UK content specialist FusionPlus Data. The new and…

2019 welcomes the smart office

The workplace is about to get smarter as artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G start to make their mark on office…

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Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…