Tuesday, 18 February, 2020

Jim Keane to be next Steelcase CEO

Steelcase has announced that Jim Keane will succeed Jim Hackett as the office furniture manufacturer's CEO.Keane will take over from…

XPD launches programmes at 2013 conference

UK dealer group organisation XPD launched two initiatives at its annual conference last weekend. XPD – which encompasses the Officepoint, OfficeStar…

Spicers switches to DCi for 5 Star cartridges

Spicers has announced an inkjet and toner cartridge agreement with UK-based manufacturer DCi for the wholesaler's 5 Star compatible products.The…

United Stationers launches online dealer assessment tool

United Stationers has introduced a benchmarking tool for dealers related to the wholesaler's '7 Moves to Win' initiative.The 7 Moves…

OfficeMax unveils small business service centres

OfficeMax is bringing its in-store services together in a new, dedicated Services Center area.The OfficeMax Services Center offers a portfolio…

OPI host Hayzlett’s TV show makes debut

OPI Forum host Jeffrey Hayzlett's show on Bloomberg TV airs for the first time later today.The show – C-Suite with…

Ward to lead Acme’s Canadian operations

Vendor Acme United has named John Ward as General Manager of its subsidiary in Canada.Ward was formerly Director of Sales…

Alun Thomas joins Stewart Superior

Stewart Superior has appointed Alun Thomas as its new Sales Development Manager.The former Durable and Esselte executive will be responsible…

Office Canopy rebrands to buro

UK reseller Office Canopy has now rebranded its business under the name buro.The name change comes after Office Canopy Group…

Pelikan rethinks Herlitz integration

Pelikan wants to acquire certain assets of its Herlitz subsidiary in order to speed up the integration of the two…

UFIPA project gets European Commission backing

The product labelling initiative from French trade association UFIPA has been selected as one of 14 pilot projects by the…

SP Richards launches furniture training webinar series

Office products distributor SP Richards has launched Fast Track, a live webinar series focused on highlighting different furniture sales opportunities.SP…

Independent Stationers elects board members

US dealer group Independent Stationers elected its board members at EPIC 2013, in San Antonio, TX last month.David Sanner, of…

Rosa’s Office wins three US government contracts

Rosa’s Office Plus has picked up three US national contracts in association with its dealer co-operative Independent Stationers.The deals cover…

VOW promotes Weedall to national role

UK wholesaler VOW has appointed Martin Weedall to the newly created position of National Sales Director with immediate effect.Weedall joined…

Geer joins systems provider OASIS

UK software systems provider OASIS has appointed Christine Geer as Sales and Implementation Consultant.The appointment comes as part of OASIS'…

OPI video: Gentile calls for other groups to join EPIC

Independent Stationers CEO Mike Gentile has told OPI that he would like other US dealer groups to join the EPIC…

Vasanta: VOW is taking share

VOW parent company Vasanta has said that the UK wholesaler's sales in the eight months to the end of August…

Staples buys e-commerce software firm Runa

Staples has strengthened its e-commerce capabilities by acquiring Silicon Valley-based software firm Runa.Runa develops e-commerce solutions that help online retailers…

AOPD signs RDA Advantage as jan/san partner

Dealer network AOPD has added redistributor RDA Advantage to its Business Partner programme in the US.RDA Advantage is a pure…

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Analysis: Inside ACCO’s FY results

The double-digit jump in ACCO’s share price on Wednesday came as the company’s Q4 results beat Wall Street sales and…