Paper sales disappoint at Domtar

North American paper manufacturer Domtar has admitted that its second quarter sales in the category were below its expectations. The…

Cimpress CEO discusses “self-inflicted wounds”

Robert Keane, founder and CEO of Cimpress, the parent company of Vistaprint, has not minced in words in his annual…

Newell to keep Rubbermaid Commercial Products business

Newell Brands has confirmed that it intends to retain its Rubbermaid Commercial Products unit. The Rubbermaid Commercial Products business –…

New look for ECI

Business management software provider ECI has rebranded to coincide with its 20th anniversary. Known until recently as ECi Software Solutions,…

Lexmark linked with risky DoD purchases | Amazon to invest in India’s Reliance? |...

This week’s round-up of business products stories from around the web. Red faces for DoD procurement officials The US Department…

Amazon launches jan/san private label

Amazon has quietly introduced a B2B private label brand called AmazonCommercial. AmazonCommercial is so far limited to nine jan/san SKUs…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

Leading personal protective equipment (PPE) vendor Delta Plus’ H1 results were marked by good organic and acquisition-related growth. The France-based…

Office Depot picks up Omnia Partners award

Office Depot Inc was one of the companies recognised at the first-ever Connections joint public and private sector event recently…

Sales and earnings up at Wulff

Wulff’s trade fair business helped the northern European business products reseller to achieve double-digit sales growth in the second quarter.…

Head scratching after Sunday Telegraph article

A Sunday Telegraph article that said the future of Office Depot UK had been “thrown into doubt” after having its…

ACCO raises outlook after strong Q2 results

Price increases and good back-to-school (BTS) sell-in in North America helped ACCO Brands achieve record Q2 sales and adjusted earnings…

GSA makes combined MRO and jan/san awards

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has named 30 suppliers to its new Maintenance Repair Facility Supplies (MRFS) purchasing channel,…

BTS timing hits BIC H1 sales

Leading writing instruments manufacturer BIC has said that later back-to-school (BTS) purchasing in Europe and North America negatively impacted its…

Xerox investing in IT services

Print OEM Xerox has said it sees a “significant opportunity” to grow IT services in the SMB market. On this…

Saligram to join Newell

Former OfficeMax CEO Ravi Saligram will take over as the new CEO of Newell Brands, effective 2 October. Saligram, who…

Toppin praises response to SPR fire

S.P. Richards (SPR) CEO Rick Toppin has issued an update following a fire that devastated the wholesaler’s Atlanta headquarters and…

Men sentenced in mega Xerox scam

Three Florida men have been jailed and another given probation for their involvement in a scheme to defraud Xerox out…

ADVEO Italy deal off

The eleventh-hour agreement to save ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has collapsed. In a regulatory filing to the Spanish stock market authority…

Askul-Yahoo Japan dispute heats up

Yahoo Japan has the support of Askul’s second largest shareholder in its bid to oust Askul CEO Shoichiro Iwata and…

Weedon takes over at Print-Rite Europe

Print industry veteran Steve Weedon is the new CEO of Print-Rite’s operations in Europe, OPI understands. Weedon has been working…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…