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Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

ALSO expands eastwards

European distribution group ALSO has agreed to acquire Solytron, the largest local IT distributor in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991, Solytron…

UK dealer groups to combine

UK office products dealer groups Nemo and Office Club have announced they are to merge. The groups – both members…

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

US dealer groups provide merger update

US office products dealer groups Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), TriMega Purchasing Association and Pinnacle Affiliates are a step nearer to…

WeWork acquires Managed by Q

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has bought office management platform Managed by Q for a rumoured $200-$250 million. The move comes shortly…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

SPOT offloads Oyez Professional Services unit

UK office supplies group Spicers OfficeTeam (SPOT) has sold its lucrative Oyez Professional Services and Waterlow Business Supplies legal and…

Acquisition for Storey Kenworthy

US independent reseller Storey Kenworthy has acquired fellow Iowa dealer Rite Price Office Supply. The acquisition takes the number of…

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Ex-Staples executive John Wilson is accused of paying bribes to get his children into elite US-based universities. He is facing…

Comercial del Sur expands presence in France

Four years after it bought the assets of RP Diffusion, Spain-based office products and stationery group Comercial del Sur has…

Adelaide acquisition for Our Town & Country

Australian independent dealer Our Town & Country has acquired fellow Office National network member Adelaide Central. The acquisition expands the…

Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…

Cowans Group acquires Business Point

UK-based office supplier Cowans Group has acquired Bedfordshire office supplies company Business Point. Established in 1987, Business Point recently moved…

Where will Staples Inc go with DEX acquisition?

Staples’ move for managed print firm DEX Imaging is intriguing for both office technology and office supplies resellers. Our colleagues…

Acquisition for Officeworks

Australian office supplies reseller Officeworks has acquired technology services firm Geeks2U. Launched in 2005 in Sydney, Australia, over 300,000 customers…

Imperial Dade makes another acquisition

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired the New Jersey branch of Joshen Paper & Packaging.  …

New offers for ADVEO

Following an eerie silence of almost two months, there have been new developments in the proposed sale of wholesaler ADVEO’s…

Sharp increases direct sales presence

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of electronics vendor Sharp, has acquired IT solutions firm Saratoga Technologies. For…

Acquisition for Hummel’s

US office products dealer Hummel’s Office Plus has announced the acquisition of a fellow independent reseller in upstate New York.…

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