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…

Voting open for NAOPA 2019

The North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA) 2019 are now open for entries and nominations. 2019 sees the NAOPA celebrating…

Maped Helix commits to plastic reduction

Stationery vendor Maped Helix has pledged to reduce its use of single-use plastics in its packaging. The company’s pledge includes…

MasterVision appoints new sales manager

Bi-silque visual products brand MasterVision has appointed Paul Ventimiglia as Sales Manager, North America. Ventimiglia has more than 30 years…

Carphone Warehouse fined £29 million

The UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed a £29 million ($38 million) fine on The Carphone Warehouse following an…

BIC Graphic NA appoints COO

Promotional products vendor BIC Graphic North America has appointed Blair Hawley to the newly created position of COO. Hawley was…

Nemo announces keynote speakers

UK dealer group Nemo has announced two keynote speakers for its Refresh ’19 event. Geoff Ramm and Nigel Risner, both…

Clover appoints MPS expert

Clover Imaging Group has appointed Dominique Moine as Director of Managed Print Services (MPS) Professional Services, EMEA. Moine has spent…

LaunchPad 2019 winners revealed

Organisers of the Stationery Show London 2019 have announced the eight winners of its annual LaunchPad competition. All winners will receive…

BIC opens East Africa facility

BIC has inaugurated its new facility located in Nairobi, Kenya, which will serve the East African region. BIC announced its intention…

ISSA creates online supply chain course

Global cleaning association ISSA has partnered with US-based Marquette University to develop an online training course for supply chain management.…

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…

Steady Q2 for Costco

Warehouse club operator Costco has reported solid Q2 sales. For the three months ended 17 February 2019, sales grew 7.3% to…

Xerox announces restructuring

Embattled print and document management firm Xerox is to reorganise its corporate structure. In a regulatory filing, Xerox said its board…

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,…

Antalis pursues new shareholding structure

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis says it is progressing with plans to implement a new shareholding structure. The…

Böttcher beats 2018 sales forecasts

Germany-based online reseller Böttcher exceeded its own expectations for 2018, increasing revenues by €85 million to €365 million ($409 million).…

BOSS names new CEO

UK office products trade association BOSS has promoted Amy Hutchinson to the role of CEO to succeed Philip Lawson. Lawson…

Amazon ups lobbying spend, cuts 1P sellers | Patent boost for Static Control |...

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

SP Richards launches MPS service

US wholesaler SP Richards has launched a managed print services (MPS) program for its independent dealers called PrintSmart. The program…

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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…