Double-digit drop for Martin Yale

The company, a division of US manufacturer Escalade, reported sales of $30.7 million for 2013 – down from $35 million…

News Analysis: Thinking out of the bokz?

UK group Vasanta – parent company of wholesaler VOW – unveiled a new reseller programme called bokz at the end of…

Acme reports successful 2013

The result represents growth of 6% from 2012 when the total sales stood at $84.4 million.Full-year sales figures were boosted…

Depot shares slide after earnings release

As well as posting an adjusted net loss for the fourth quarter of $14 million (versus market expectations of adjusted…

CEP strengthens sales team

The company has announced it has enlisted Caroline Gerard as a Key Account Manager in a move it said would…

Lyreco Australia announces new MD

Mike Milward will replace current Managing Director Bryn Sharp who has decided to leave the company after more than two…

DiscountOfficeItems.com changes name

The online retailer, which had been operating under its previous name since it began in 2004, relaunched as OfficeSupply.com last…

De La Rue CEO to speak at Stationers’ Company lecture

Tim Cobbold, CEO of De la Rue, will be speaking to attendees about his company’s past, present and future.Chaired by…

Vasanta unveils bokz senior team

The business supplies group – parent company of wholesaler VOW – said the team of four would be responsible for…

ACCO honoured at Good Design Awards

The company took top honours in the office products category – beating hundreds of other applicants.ACCO was lauded for its…

United helps dealers reach female buyers

Called Reaching the Female Buyer, the white paper details demographic data and purchasing trends in the OP industry.According to the…

Martin Yale changes name to intimus

The company made the name switch at the beginning of this month and also revealed it would cease the distribution…

EOSA strengthens Spanish presence

Spain-based Agrupacion Suministradores de Oficinas Disnak was ratified as a new member at a recent EOSA members assembly meeting.Disnak is…

Superstat’s Cadabra goes live

Backed by UK wholesaler Spicers, the initiative gives dealers the chance to pass the running of back office functions such…

Staples underlines mobile importance

The publication reported on a keynote speech given by Staples’ EVP of Global E-Commerce Faisal Masud at this week’s IRCE…

Developing markets boost BIC sales growth

Paris-based BIC reported that it achieved sales of €616 million ($835 million) for its stationery division last year – a…

Lyreco Iberia reports resilient year

In a press release to the Spanish media, the reseller said it achieved 2013 sales in Spain and Portugal of…

Advantia enters shredding partnership

Members will now be able to offer end-to-end whole document confidential disposal for their private sector clients.The agreement came about…

UTec responds to Canon lawsuit

Union Technology International (UTec) was one of 18 manufacturers, distributors and resellers hit with patent infringement suits from Canon on…

Dealer groups suspend merger talks

In a recent letter to members, TriMega President Mike Maggio confirmed that the boards of TriMega and IS had been…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…