CompuCom launches Apple service | Wulff expands in Sweden | Managed by Q completes...

Office Depot subsidiary and managed digital workplace provider CompuCom has launched a Device as a Service for Apple, providing customers…

Essendant blames government shutdown for Staples delay

US wholesaler Essendant has updated its staff and customers on the status of its pending acquisition by Staples. In documents…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

Sharp expands managed network services

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Japan-based Sharp Electronics, has acquired Pink Hat Technology Management. Pink…

Acquisition for Ricoh Belgium

Ricoh Belgium has expanded its operations in the country with the acquisition of IT services firm TeleSafe. Based in Wemmel,…

New acquisition for Quills

UK-based OP dealer Quills Group Office Solutions has purchased fellow Croydon company Evolution Office Group. Evolution is already rebranded as…

Acquisition for Avery

Global manufacturing conglomerate CCL Industries has purchased direct-to-consumer online business Easy2Name (E2N) for its label maker subsidiary Avery. UK-based E2N…

ZAGG strengthens mobile offering

US-based mobile technology manufacturer ZAGG has acquired portable power company HALO. HALO is a leading direct-to-consumer mobile accessories company with…

International Paper acquisition | BIC sells factory | Bong appoints CFO

Global pulp, paper, and packaging producer International Paper has acquired family-owned Spanish packaging business Envases Grau for an undisclosed sum.…

Private equity firm reaches deal with ADVEO

ADVEO’s operations in France, Italy and Belgium are set to be acquired by private equity firm Sandton Capital Partners. In…

Ingram Micro to be sold

The China-based parent company of Ingram Micro has confirmed that it is in talks to sell the IT distributor. In…

Arjowiggins sale terminated

The planned sale of the Graphic and Creative Paper divisions of French specialty paper manufacturer Arjowiggins will no longer go…

ALSO expands in Croatia

European technology distributor ALSO has acquired Croatia-based IT wholesaler RECRO. RECRO provides a range of IT products and solutions from…

Lyreco makes PPE acquisition

Workplace supplies giant Lyreco has made a strategic acquisition in the personal protection equipment (PPE) category. Lyreco has acquired the…

Alibaba builds Silk Road to Europe

China-based online giant Alibaba has shifted its focus towards Europe. As of September, a change in direction for Alibaba became…

Another acquisition for ASK

UK-based independent reseller ASK Office Supplies has made its third purchase in five years after acquiring AB4. AB4 is a…

Office Essentials acquires Midwest dealer

US-based OP and business supplies dealer Office Essentials (OE) has expanded across the Midwest. It has acquired the Columbia (MO)…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

Scandinavian expansion for Bunzl

UK distribution and services group Bunzl has continued its European growth strategy with an acquisition in Denmark. Located in Copenhagen,…

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…

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Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…