Stationery Awards adds new categories

The UK Stationery Awards has expanded to include new Retailer and Stationery Designer of the Year categories. Specialist shops and…

CompuCom unveils new retail technology

Office Depot subsidiary and managed digital workplace services provider CompuCom has launched the In-Store Selling Advisor. Designed for retailers, the…

US dealer groups agree to merge

The three leading office products dealer groups in the US have signed a letter of intent to merge the organisations…

Whiteway to step down

SPOT Group CEO Jeff Whiteway has announced that he will stand down from his role at the company. During the…

PEG increases stake in Offix

As planned, Swiss office products dealer group and wholesaler PEG has gained a majority share in Offix Holding. PEG has…

Georgia-Pacific to exit office paper category

US-based paper and hygiene products manufacturer Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed it will permanently shut down its last remaining communication paper…

Same-store growth at Ryman

Despite the widely reported woes of the UK retail sector, stationery and office supplies chain Ryman reported a same-store sales…

Strong final quarter for SYNNEX

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has reported a solid end to fiscal 2018 with growth in its fourth quarter.…

FSIoffice certified by WBENC

US-based dealer FSIoffice has been recognised as a Women’s Business Enterprise. The certification was awarded by the Greater Women’s Business…

Exertis expands Pro AV team

UK-based Technology distributor Exertis has appointed two business managers within its Pro AV division. David Scott will manage the Pro…

CompuCom launches Apple service | Wulff expands in Sweden | Managed by Q completes...

Office Depot subsidiary and managed digital workplace provider CompuCom has launched a Device as a Service for Apple, providing customers…

Essendant blames government shutdown for Staples delay

US wholesaler Essendant has updated its staff and customers on the status of its pending acquisition by Staples. In documents…

PBS Holding looks to conquer Italy

Multichannel office products player PBS Holding has made the decision to take on the Italian market in 2019. OPI caught…

Avrum Morrow passes away

OPI is very saddened to report the passing of Avrum (Avi) Morrow, philanthropist and founder of Avmor, at the age…

Synaxon to offer IT disposal service

IT and OP dealer group and reseller Synaxon UK is giving members the opportunity to offer end users a way…

Albers joins Quantore

Industry veteran Dennis Albers has joined Dutch wholesaler Quantore as Head of Purchasing and Category Management. Albers joins the company…

ISG announces new director

US dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has created the position of Director, Facility Supply Channel. Taking up this role,…

Double-digit growth for Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has posted a double-digit sales increase for H1 2019, completing its recovery from a major…

Iconex closes US facility

Label solutions manufacturer Iconex has announced plans to shut its Cincinnati (OH) facility. The closure is scheduled to take place…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. 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…