City of Hope announces new campus

Cancer research and treatment centre City of Hope is building a new $200 million facility in Irvine (CA), USA.Part of real…

OPI releases 2018 State of the Industry report

OPI and Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) have released their annual market research report investigating the state of the office products…

The Mailing Room expands UK footprint

UK-based postal services company The Mailing Room (TMR) has acquired a regional franking machine specialist.The group has purchased MailServe and…

Amazon patents gesture-reading drones

Amazon’s aerial delivery programme just upped its game, and this time the drones are watching.The e-commerce giant has been granted…

Digital issue April 2018

To view a flip version of the February issue of OPI magazine please click the links below.Type A – Europe & UKType…

Sofidel invests in US plant | Office Depot appoints accounting head | HP unveils...

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

FedEx planning 500 new Walmart spots

Delivery giant FedEx has partnered with Walmart to roll out 500 new FedEx Office locations across the mega retailer’s stores.Planned…

Kevin O’Gara passes away

OPI is saddened to report the passing of Kevin O’Gara, founder of KOGCO, the precursor to US sales and marketing…

US federal e-commerce plan revealed

The US General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued their joint implementation plan…

Record profit for Aurelius | Chartpak buys paint maker | WB Mason hits back...

The Office Depot Europe acquisition has certainly paid off for Aurelius. The private equity firm – which bought the reseller’s…

Newell Brands reacts to Starboard power grab

Consumer goods giant Newell Brands has hit back after activist hedge fund Starboard sought to oust its leadership team.In a…

Amazon plans SMB credit card

Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a credit card for its SMB customers in the US.According to Bloomberg, the e-commerce…

Survey reveals office wood benefits

Researchers at the University of Canberra in Australia have explored the effect of wood in the workplace.As reported by the Australian…

China warns of paper price hikes | Sappi completes Cham acquisition | Sam’s Club...

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

Vendor Special: The smart manufacturer

The rise of new digital industrial technology, known as Industry 4.0, is a transformation that makes it possible to gather…

Pentel Australia boss resigns | 3M settles chemicals lawsuit | Amazon to expand checkout-free...

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

Office workers need their quiet time, reveals survey

According to global design firm Unispace, open-plan offices are damaging a worker’s ability to concentrate.With noise in the workplace found…

Amazon to create more jobs in France | Smiggle plans flagship London store |...

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

Final Fuji Xerox exec named in scandal | Commercial supports toilet charity | WH...

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

JM Smucker leadership change | Amazon trials checkout-free stores | Moleskine branches out

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

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…