BSA honours Templet and Rowsey

Two legends of the North American office products industry were recognised for their achievements last week at a special President’s…

CTA questions legality of trade tariffs

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has submitted comments to US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer on proposed tariffs on $200…

Beacham collects Legend of the Industry award

Former SP Richards CEO Wayne Beacham received the Legend of the Industry award at the Business Solutions Association (BSA) annual event yesterday.…

COPA reveals winners of Leadership Award

The Canadian Office Products Association (COPA) has announced the winners of its Excellence in Leadership Award. This year’s recipients are…

ISSA launches Next Gen programme

Global cleaning industry association ISSA has launched Next Gen, a programme for young professionals. Next Gen replaces the association’s Young…

BTS shoppers look for sustainability

A new study by market research group NPD has found that back-to-school (BTS) shoppers in the US are increasingly looking…

IOPFDA seeks tariff exclusions

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has spoken to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about US…

ISSA elects 2019 board

International cleaning industry association ISSA has elected its 2019 board of directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President…

ISSA announces Achievement Award winners

International cleaning association ISSA has revealed its 2018 Achievement Award winners, which will be presented during the ISSA Show North…

ISSA partners with NAFCT

Global cleaning industry association ISSA has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOA) with the National Academy of Floor Covering…

CompTia opposes tariffs on tech

US-based trade association for the technology industry CompTia has released a statement speaking against the implementation of tariffs on electronic…

Back-to-class shopping continues

A study by the National Retail Federation (NRF) has found that US consumers have completed just over half their shopping…

ISSA speaks out against tariffs

Cleaning industry association ISSA has submitted formal comments to the US Trade Representative opposing US tariffs against China. ISSA stated…

FusionPlus Data adds five new partners

Specialist data provider FusionPlus Data has announced that Snopake, Mitsubishi Pencil, TC Group, Kimberly-Clark and Exaclair are the latest suppliers…

Foster joins Office Ventures

Well-known US industry veteran Mike Foster has taken up a new role with office products consultancy group Office Venture. In…

Declines for European hardcopy market

Latest research by International Data Corporation (IDC) shows the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market has contracted 5.8% in…

Inkjet market to surpass $100 billion

The global inkjet printing market will grow at a rate of 9.4% year-on-year to a value of $109 billion in…

ARC sales increase | ALSO partners with Treolan | Office Depot announces new appointment

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported that Q2 2018 sales grew 2% to $104.2 million, while EBITDA…

ISSA forges deal with AACP

Cleaning industry association ISSA has partnered with the American Association for Cleaning Professionals (AACP). The AACP specifically serves contractors in…

BSA calls for industry engagement

Business Solutions Association (BSA) President Barry Lane and BSA Annual Forum co-chair Nick Aronis have issued a call to the…

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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…