Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Profits up at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has seen a good uptick in adjusted profits in its Q4 and 2019 results despite continued pressures…

HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…

HP supplies sales slide again

HP Inc has reported that its print supplies sales fell by 7% in its first quarter, although the decline was…

DTC drives Avery performance

Continued double-digit growth in its direct-to-consumer (DTC) business boosted Avery’s sales and earnings in 2019. FY2019 revenue at the label…

Bunzl makes acquisitions, publishes FY results

International distribution group Bunzl has announced two further acquisitions – in Brazil and Denmark – in the healthcare and personal…

OptiGroup to acquire Norwegian jan/san distributor

Scandinavian B2B supplier OptiGroup is expanding its facilities supplies offering with an acquisition in Norway. The Sweden-based group (formerly known…

Steelcase sells viscom unit

Office furniture giant Steelcase has sold its PolyVision visual communications subsidiary to a private equity buyer. The business has been…

HP adopts anti-Xerox poison pill

HP Inc has implemented a shareholder rights plan, otherwise known as a poison pill, ostensibly to prevent Xerox from acquiring…

Sales woes continue at Takkt

As expected, the rate of organic top-line declines at European and North American MRO and business supplies reseller Takkt accelerated…

GPC reports declines at SPR

Fourth quarter sales at business products wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) fell by more than 6%, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC)…

Double-digit growth for Officeworks

Leading Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks achieved another impressive increase in revenue in the first half of its financial year.…

Positive Q4 for HNI

Manufacturer HNI has reported organic growth of almost 6% in its office furniture segment for the fourth quarter of 2019.…

Big copier dealer expands

One of the UK’s biggest independent managed print and copier dealers has made an acquisition in the north-west of England.…

Good market insight from Knoll

Contract office furniture maker Knoll has changed how it reports its quarterly results and provided some interesting details about current…

CNG acquires paper merchant

Distribution group Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired a US regional paper merchant via its Lindenmeyr Munroe subsidiary. Lindenmeyr Munroe…

Positive year for Wulff

Sales and earnings at Scandinavian office supplies reseller Wulff both moved in the right direction in 2019. The group reported…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

A combination of acquisitions and organic growth helped European personal protective equipment supplier Delta Plus to increase 2019 sales by…

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…

Newell announces productivity plan

Newell Brands CEO Ravi Saligram has revealed a new corporate-wide programme to reduce complexities and improve performance. Called Project FUEL…

Paper business resilient, says Navigator

European paper manufacturer Navigator has said it made share gains in Europe in 2019 in what were challenging market conditions.…

Big Read

HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…