Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Dixons Carphone profits plunge

Despite a slight increase in sales for the first half of the year, UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone reported steep…

Corona expands print footprint

Digital solutions and telecoms provider Corona Corporate Solutions has acquired fellow UK firm Regent Document Solutions. Leamington Spa-based Regent is…

Rapesco reports strong sales

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has delivered double-digit sales growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 May 2018,…

Charges filed against former Autonomy CEO | Solid Q3 for Ingram | Walmart cleans...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. The US…

ECi snaps up Print Audit

US-based office products technology provider ECi Software Solutions has expanded its foothold in the device remote monitoring market through the…

Dealer consolidation in California

US-based workplace solutions provider Give Something Back (GSB) has merged with Blaisdell’s Business Products. While the companies stated that there…

Better Capital provides SPOT update

UK-based private equity firm Better Capital has said that its Spicers/OfficeTeam (SPOT) investment is trading “well below” its budgeted EBITDA…

Print strategy boots HP Inc sales

A solid performance in HP Inc’s Printing business following strategic investments contributed to another quarter of growth for the company.…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

Tech Data cloud investments pay off

Expenditure in cloud-based technologies has generated positive results for US IT distributor Tech Data. The company has recently made several…

Coffee sales fall at JM Smucker

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker reported a decline in coffee sales for the second quarter. Q2 2019 coffee…

PBS Network continues European expansion

Germany-based e-commerce and data specialist firm PBS Network has acquired the assets of product data hub start-up CommerceFeeds. Netherlands-based CommerceFeeds…

Record highlighter sales for Stabilo

Writing instruments manufacturer Stabilo reported growth of 5% in its Writing Instruments category for the year ended 30 June 2018.…

Another acquisition for Visual Edge

US-based office and IT solutions business Visual Edge has expanded its foothold in Texas with the purchase of office equipment…

Stationery factory to close after BIC Sport sale

Writing instruments manufacturer BIC may close its Vannes manufacturing plant in France, following the proposed divestiture of its water sports…

Best Buy exceeds expectations

Global consumer electronics chain Best Buy has reported another quarter of better-than-expected results. Q3 2019 sales were up 4.3% to…

Compass simplifies portfolio

UK-based facilities services and catering provider Compass Group has said it will continue to refocus its business offerings in 2019.…

Solid Q4 for Sappi

South Africa-based paper group Sappi reported Q4 2018 growth in its printing and writing papers division. Sales of printing and…

Acquisition drives SOS growth

Jamaica-based Stationery and Office Supplies (SOS) has reported double-digit sales and profit growth for Q3 2018. Sales were up 21%…

Further sales declines at ADVEO

Troubled European office products and stationery wholesaler ADVEO has, as expected, reported a decline in sales for its third quarter.…

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Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…