Blockchain could revolutionise print

A report from industry analysts Quocirca suggests that adopting blockchain technology could open up possibilities for the print industries. According…

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…

Jean-Marie Bruneau passes away

OPI is saddened to report the passing of Jean-Marie Bruneau, founder of France-based B2B office supplies reseller Bruneau, on 20…

Walmart loses CTO | Clorox sues RB | Acquisition for Performance Food Group

Walmart CTO Jeremy King is leaving the company to pursue other interests. In the meantime, Fiona Tan, SVP of Customer…

Officeworks to open its largest ever store

Australian business supplies reseller Officeworks is set to open what it says is the largest office products store in the…

Office Outlet enters administration

Following yesterday's story on Office Outlet that suggested the former UK retail operations of Staples might be heading into administration,…

Concerns for Office Outlet

Office Outlet, the former UK retail operations of Staples, could be heading into administration, according to press reports. According to…

New name for Plantronics

A year after acquiring video conferencing firm Polycom, communications vendor Plantronics is to rebrand as Poly. According to a company…

Paperchase set to close stores

UK stationery retailer Paperchase could close up to 28 of its stores as it looks to renegotiate leases with its…

Office Depot confirms Calkins departure

Office Depot has told OPI that Steve Calkins, President of its Business Solutions Division (BSD), is to leave the company.…

Costco topples Amazon

According to the ACSI Retail and Consumer Shipping Report 2018-2019, Costco has overtaken Amazon as the leader in internet retailing…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

Research shows decline in core office products

A research report from Penfold Research has found that for the first time, sales of non-core office and work supplies…

Nemo focuses on cybersecurity

UK dealer group Nemo has announced its aim to help members achieve accreditation against the government-backed Cyber Essentials scheme for…

Trump tariff increase on hold

US President Donald Trump has said the US will delay a rise in trade tariffs on China. The increase in…

NPD to launch omnishopper panel

Global information firm The NPD Group has partnered with measurement and data analytics company Nielsen to deliver deep omnishopper insights.…

Sequana loses appeal | Expansion for Nuance | GPC makes acquisition

The Court of Appeal in London, UK, has upheld a judgement against European paper group Sequana that related to a €135 million…

GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…

VOW touts dealer strategy success

With a slew of industry awards under its belt, UK wholesaler VOW is reaping the rewards of its dealer-first approach. The…

Employees want workplace choice

The 2019 Staples Workplace Survey has found that what employees in the US want more than anything else from their…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…