Brother files patent infringement suits

Brother Industries, the Japanese parent of US-based Brother International Corporation, has filed lawsuits against two companies for alleged patent infringement.The…

Press release: United Stationers sales climb in third quarter

United Stationers has posted third-quarter sales of $1.3 billion, up 2.1% year on year.Read the full United Stationers press release…

Multichannel approach drives sales rise at Officeworks

Australian stationery and office product supplier Officeworks has posted sales up 3% to A$373 million ($360 million) for the first…

Press release: Xerox in top tier of Gartner managed print report

Xerox has been placed in the top tier or the 'magic quadrant' of Gartner's 2013 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print…

New name for Gem OP

Gem Office Products, which is expected to officially launch tomorrow in the UK market, has changed its name to Exertis…

Press release: Staples reveals new-look websites

Staples has unveiled a new look for its web store fronts in the US and Canada. Read the full press release…

Press release: Block and Company names new CFO

Global OP and cash handling equipment firm Block and Company has named John Cruickshank as VP of Finance and CFO. Read…

Stora Enso sales slow in third quarter

Stora Enso has reported third-quarter earnings before tax up 3.3% to €184 million ($251.6 million) on €178 million for the…

Press release: Independent Stationers scoops $50m school supplies contract

Independent Stationers has been awarded an exclusive contract to provide school supplies in a deal worth $50 million a year.Read…

BPGI dealer groups await Australian competition decision

BPGI's three dealer groups in Australia and New Zealand must wait until March 2014 to see if their joint purchasing…

Acme reports record back-to-school season

International office supplies vendor Acme International said it enjoyed a record 2013 back-to-school (BTS) season.The strong BTS performance helped Acme…

Dutch office products award for Damman

Peter Damman won the Dutch Personality of the Year award at last week's Benelux Office Products Gala.The former Spicers, Staples,…

Press release: Staples survey finds rise in workers coming to work sick

Staples fourth annual survey shows rise in number of ill workers coming to work sick, despite knowing they are contagious. Full…

Press release: EBB Office joins NEMO

UK reseller EBB Office, formerly known as Denian Office, has joined the NEMO buying group. Read Nemo’s full press release below: ---- NEMO…

Press release: Stationery reseller raises $41 million in financing

Social stationery website Minted.com has raised $41 million in venture capital financing.Read Minted's full press release below:----Minted (www.minted.com), the online…

SPR Q3 sales fall 3.1%

Third-quarter sales at US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) fell 3.1% to $430.5 million.Tom Gallagher, CEO of SPR's parent company Genuine…

Langdown on XPD’s new Pi initiative

Initiatives to help independent dealers in the UK reduce cost to serve seem to be coming thick and fast. The…

HP working with aftermarket on cartridge chip information

HP has confirmed that it is working with aftermarket manufacturers to correctly identify the origin of printer cartridges.At the Recycling…

Wulff launches cost-cutting drive

Nordics reseller Wulff has said it is in negotiations with staff as it aims to make €1 million ($1.3 million)…

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Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…