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Essendant tapping into Staples’ resources

OPI catches up with Essendant President Harry Dochelli as the wholesaler begins to roll out new programmes for independent dealers…

Jespers changes hands | Essity voices Brexit concerns | Lyreco to speak on PPE...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. New owners for Jespers UK stationery and fine writing…

Herman Miller confirms Hay talks but retracts transaction PR

Herman Miller has confirmed that it is in talks to take a further 34% stake in Denmark-based office furniture company…

ECI completes EU acquisition | Officeworks launches BTS campaign | Lamy targets India growth...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. ECI completes Trivest acquisition Software solutions company ECI has…

UOE sells B2B division

UK reseller UOE has sold its B2B operations in order to focus on its growing high street retailing business. Effective…

PBS Holding to buy Depot subsidiaries

Office Depot Europe has announced that it has agreed to sell its subsidiaries in the Czech Republic and Slovakia to…

Acquisition for Fellowes

Fellowes Brands has acquired certain assets of archival, storage and filing products firm Classicom. The privately-owned Belgian company will join…

Flex expands in New England region

Fast-growing US document imaging organisation Flex Technology Group has made another strategic investment, this time in Massachusetts. The latest dealer…

Integra sees success with dealer acquisition initiative

UK dealer group Integra Business Solutions has already brokered a number of dealer acquisitions via its i-merge service launched earlier…

Clover buys LMI assets

Remanufacturing giant Clover Imaging Group has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the business assets of LMI Solutions. Subject to…

Another acquisition for Flex

Imaging and managed print roll-up Flex Technology Group has made a strategic investment in Ohio-based office technology provider Millennium Business…

Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…

Staples Solutions sells another European unit

Staples Solutions has agreed to sell its retail and online business in Germany to Netherlands-based Office Centre for an undisclosed…

Henkel invests in cleaning start-up

Consumer products giant Henkel has led a $5 million seed minority investment in US-based cleaning products start-up Truman’s. Direct-to-consumer brand…

Kentucky dealer makes acquisition

US independent dealer Petter Business Systems has acquired fellow Kentucky reseller Holley Office Products. The transaction was finalised on 3…

Egan Reid acquires again

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has announced its second acquisition in the space of a few months. Following on from…

Varidesk invests in co-working venture

Height-adjustable and ergonomic furniture maker Varidesk recently made a significant investment in Texas, US-based co-working firm Common Desk. Varidesk is…

Complete Business Solutions acquires again

UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions (CBS) has bought yet another high-profile business services provider. Announced today, Complete…

OptiGroup acquires Ekopack

European B2B distribution company OptiGroup has acquired Swedish packaging firm Ekopack. Founded in 1995 and based in Malmö, Ekopack is…

Knoll acquires D2C e-commerce seller

Knoll has announced the acquisition of Fully, an Oregon-based ecommerce furniture brand that sells direct to consumer (D2C) into home…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…