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Exacompta Clairefontaine grows in declining market

European paper and stationery group Exacompta Clairefontaine has reported a 3.5% year-on-year increase in sales for the first half of…

Antalis reports sharp decline in paper volumes

Distributor Antalis said paper volumes in its European markets fell by around 7% in the first half of 2019. What…

Record profit for Warehouse Stationery

New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery has reported its highest-ever operating profit as the retailer recovered from its systems integration and stock…

SYNNEX delivers on Q3

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has reported record results in its third quarter. Sales for its Technology Solutions distribution…

Strong Q1 for Cintas

US workplace apparel, facility supplies, first aid and safety reseller Cintas has reported robust sales and profits for Q1 2020.…

Steelcase on a roll

Steelcase has reported one of the strongest quarters in the past 20 years as sales as operating profit grew in…

Good quarter for Herman Miller

Workspace and office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller reported strong sales and order growth in the first quarter of its 2020…

Continued growth at Trodat

The Trodat-Trotec Group has reported good comparable growth for its 2018 financial year. The Austria-based manufacturer shortened its 2018 financial…

Strong turnout for Kaut-Bullinger event

Hundreds of Kaut-Bullinger’s B2B customers gathered recently at its headquarters in Taufkirchen, Germany for its customer day. More than 1,000…

Positive same-store sales at Michaels

There was some good news from arts and crafts retailer Michaels after it reported positive comparable stores sales in its…

Pelikan sales slump in Germany

Stationery and office products manufacturer Pelikan International has reported that H1 sales in its largest market of Germany fell by…

Moleskine sales recover in Q2

Following a decline of 18% in the first quarter, high-end stationery vendor Moleskine returned to growth in Q2. The company’s…

Tech Data reports strong growth

Despite impressive quarterly performances in Tech Data’s Americas and Asia Pacific operating regions, Europe is still lagging behind. Overall sales…

Online boosts Best Buy

Global electronics giant Best Buy delivered better-than-expected Q2 results with comparable sales growth of 1.6%. Sales for the quarter totalled $9.54…

Growth continues for Officeworks

Australian office products retailer Officeworks has reported top-line growth of 7.6% for its financial year that ended on 30 June.…

Resilient H1 from Bunzl

Foodservice and facilities supplies distributor Bunzl said it produced a resilient performance in the first half of 2019 against a…

Trade tensions hit Samsonite results

US sales at business luggage giant Samsonite fell by almost 6% year on year due to the impact of higher…

EMEA supplies slide hits HP

HP Inc has reported that sales of its lucrative print supplies in the EMEA region fell in the mid-teens during…

Pentel discussions ongoing, says Kokuyo

Japanese stationery and office furniture giant Kokuyo has said it is holding discussions with Pentel’s management following its acquisition of…

Profit pressure at Slingsby

UK MRO and workplace equipment reseller Slingsby said adverse gross margin and overheads trends hit its operating profit in the…

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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…