ISG and TriMega launch EpiContent

US dealer groups Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) and TriMega have launched the e-content solution, EpiContent. In collaboration with US wholesaler…

Strong year for Tech Data

Strong profit growth in its last fiscal quarter brought IT distribution giant Tech Data’s FY2019 results to a record level.…

BJ’s reports record growth during 2018

US-based BJ’s Wholesale Club has posted strong growth both in Q4 2018 and in its FY2018 results. For the three…

Cowans Group acquires Business Point

UK-based office supplier Cowans Group has acquired Bedfordshire office supplies company Business Point. Established in 1987, Business Point recently moved…

EOPA 2019 winners revealed

The winners of the 18th European Office Products Awards (EOPA) were announced at a special presentation dinner in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening.…

Where will Staples Inc go with DEX acquisition?

Staples’ move for managed print firm DEX Imaging is intriguing for both office technology and office supplies resellers. Our colleagues…

New role for MPS expert MacDonald

Managed print services (MPS) industry expert West MacDonald has been named as VP of Business Development at technology services and…

Staples Solutions holds vendor meeting in Amsterdam

European reseller Staples Solutions yesterday held its vendor meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on the eve of OPI’s Partnership event…

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…

Another record sales year for Acme

Office products vendor Acme United reported its eighth consecutive year of record sales last week. The US-based firm achieved 2018…

Strong year for Moleskine

Stationery and lifestyle products brand Moleskine has reported impressive 2018 financial results, with strong growth on both the top and…

OptiGroup appoints CEO

European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus) has promoted Sören Gaardboe to the role of CEO. Gaardboe most recently held…

Office Depot in strategic partnership with Alibaba

Office Depot and e-commerce platform Alibaba have signed a strategic collaboration aimed at helping US small businesses. The collaboration will…

Bidvest CEO praises “outstanding” Office and Print performance

Lindsay Ralphs, CEO of South Africa-based conglomerate Bidvest, has said the group’s Office and Print division achieved outstanding results in…

Ex-Depot exec takes over at Michaels

Former Office Depot senior executive Mark Cosby has been named as interim CEO at North America’s largest arts and crafts…

Mercateo opens Swiss subsidiary

Online procurement platform Mercateo opened a fully-fledged subsidiary in Switzerland earlier this year. The Germany-based company confirmed that it had…

Rep groups: Thinking outside the box

Interview with Dan Gallo, President of Ambassador Management Group. Dan is a veteran of the office products industry. He spent…

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.…

Lyreco strengthens innovation strategy

European business supplies reseller Lyreco has partnered with global investment firm Partech. The deal sees Lyreco move into the world…

“Pleasing” results for Veritiv

Packaging and Publishing helped drive modest improvements in Q4 2018 for North American B2B distributor Veritiv. Despite declines in its…

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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…