Scandal at Asia Pulp & Paper | Amazon’s next day delivery under fire |...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Despite persistent public…

Takkt appoints digital strategy head

Office equipment supplier Takkt has expanded its leadership team and formed a new division.The supervisory committee has appointed Heiko Hegwein…

Grainger celebrates 90 years | Record launch for Amazon Australia | Currys PC World...

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

Ma urges global e-commerce policy talks

Alibaba founder Jack Ma is aiming to put e-commerce policy in the spotlight for global governments and corporations.The Electronic World…

Mercateo explores future of B2B procurement

Online procurement platform Mercateo held its fifth annual Executive Summit in Berlin last week.The group gathered representatives from the scientific…

Acquisition to improve Coupa search function

Global cloud-based software provider Coupa has advanced its platform’s search function thanks to a recent acquisition.The company has purchased Switzerland-based…

Amazon introduces Alexa for Business, opens in Australia | Recognition for Innovative’s Smith |...

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

Askul embraces robotics and AI tech

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has made a big step into the world of robotics and automation.The company has embarked…

Brexit won’t stop us, says M2 CEO

After the grand opening of M2’s new headquarters in Manchester, UK earlier this month, OPI caught up with M2 CEO…

Record sales for Cyber Monday

As the past few days of frenzied online shopping calms down, figures reveal Cyber Monday was the biggest yet.Data from…

Acquisition for Soennecken

German dealer group Soennecken has acquired Nordanex, a cooperative of IT system houses and independent IT dealers.Nordanex bills itself as…

Calipage launches online store in Spain

ADVEO’s independent dealer network Calipage has upgraded its e-commerce offering in Spain.In line with ADVEO’s strategic plan to boost direct sales…

Toshiba tries to avoid delisting | Lyreco to raise prices | Alibaba tackles Walmart...

Toshiba is racing to raise ¥600 million ($5.4 billion) to avoid being delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange. As well…

Office Depot Europe promises e-commerce expansion

Office Depot Europe has pledged €20 million ($23.7 million) to fund the expansion of its e-commerce offering.The investment will be…

Bi-silque joins FusionPlus Data

Visual communications (viscom) vendor Bi-silque has partnered with UK-based product content provider FusionPlus Data.Bi-silque members can now use the FusionPlus…

M2 opens Manchester HQ

European managed print services specialist M2 has officially opened the doors to its new headquarters.Back in August, the group finalised…

Gates’ new city offers glimpse into industry future

Plans for a state-of-the-art city in the Arizona desert have provided an intriguing glimpse into the future of manufacturing and…

Alibaba’s $25 billion in a day

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has reported its 11.11 Global Shopping Festival generated $25.3 billion of gross merchandise volume (GMV).This represents…

Office Depot launches business services platform

Office Depot has made another step in its omnichannel strategy by launching its own business solutions platform.BizBox has been created…

MOS appoints president

Xerox subsidiary Michigan Office Solutions (MOS) has appointed a new president.Paul Hartley takes the helm at the document management services…

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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…