Friday, 13 December, 2019

Online sales jump at Best Buy

Consumer electronics retailer reported a 15% increase in its US online sales in the third quarter. Best Buy’s e-commerce sales…

Schwan-Stabilo highlights “market turmoil”

The Schwan-Stabilo group – which includes the Stabilo Writing Instruments division – has said that “global market turmoil” affected its…

Sales steady at Tech Data

Technology distributor Tech Data has reported flat currency-adjusted sales in the third quarter. The company’s revenue in the three months…

Continued volume declines hit Bong

European manufacturer Bong has reported a drop in third quarter sales despite an improvement in its light packaging segment. The…

School Speciality exploring sale

US-based educational supplies and solutions reseller School Specialty has launched a full strategic review of the business. The company had…

Strong BTS for Avery

Avery reported organic growth of 3.5% in the third quarter after a good back-to-school season in North America. The company…

Warehouse Stationery sales up

New Zealand office supplies retailer Warehouse Stationery grew its top line in the low single digits in its first quarter…

Same-store sales fall at OfficeMate

Thailand’s leading office supplies reseller OfficeMate reported a 2.4% decrease in same-store sales from its 75 outlets during the third…

Acquisitions drive Exertis earnings growth

Adjusted operating profit at DCC Technology – which trades as Exertis – grew by around 40% in the six months…

Zagg keeps mum on takeover speculation

The CEO of mobile accessories vendor Zagg has declined to comment on the company’s ongoing strategic review. Chris Ahern told…

Office products sales slip at LSC

US-based group LSC Communications has reported a double-digit drop in Q3 sales at its Office Products division. Third quarter revenue…

Margins improve at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has reported a double-digit increase in adjusted Q3 operating profit and EBITDA despite a 4% drop in…

Steep declines at Veritiv

North American distribution company Veritiv has reported double-digit declines in both sales and earnings in the third quarter. Veritiv achieved…

Healthcare drives Kimball’s Q1 sales

Workplace furniture vendor Kimball has reported strong double-digit growth in the healthcare vertical as organic company sales edged up by…

ACCO moving production to mitigate tariffs

ACCO Brands has been reducing its exposure to Chinese manufacturing as it tries to navigate the impact of tariffs on…

Loss narrows at National Pen

Promotional products giant National Pen has posted an improved set of year-on-year Q1 results, but still reported a loss in…

Stable Q3 for Newell Writing division

Sales for the Learning & Development segment, which includes the Writing division of Newell Brands, dropped slightly in Q3 2019. …

IP paper sales and profits dip

International Paper’s Printing Papers division has reported a drop in Q3 sales and profits compared with the same quarter last…

Navigator reports resilient performance

The Navigator Company has said its paper business is showing resilience in an adverse market environment. The Portugal-based manufacturer said…

Antalis reports deteriorating market conditions

Distribution group Antalis has said that volumes in the European paper market declined by 8% in the first nine months…

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Xerox CEO pitching deal to HP shareholders

Xerox CEO John Visentin has begun meeting with some HP shareholders this week as he tries to convince them to…