Good year for Vistar

US vending and breakroom products giant Vistar achieved strong sales and earnings growth in fiscal 2019, parent company Performance Food…

School Specialty targets profitability

Leading US school and curriculum supplies reseller School Specialty has said it has walked away from some large, low-margin business…

Cott grows delivery business

North American and European workplace beverages supplier Cott has reported growth of 6% for its Route Based Services (RBS) division…

Sales slip at OfficeMate

Leading Thailand office supplies reseller OfficeMate has reported a 3.5% decline in second quarter sales. Q2 sales at OfficeMate were…

Organic growth for Avery

Office products vendor Avery has reported organic growth of 2.5% in the second quarter ended 30 June. Avery’s sales for…

OP sales down but margins up at LSC

Year-on-year Q2 sales at LSC Communication’s Office Products division were down a comparable 9.5%. The Office Products group’s sales for…

FILA getting back on track

Stationery, school and art supplies manufacturer FILA has said results at its key European and North American operations are improving.…

Smith focuses on B2B

Office Depot CEO Gerry Smith called the company’s second quarter results a “compelling demonstration” of how it was implementing its…

Interesting Q1 for Poly

There were a lot of moving parts that impacted the first quarter results of Poly, the new name for Plantronics…

Print segment slump hits Veritiv

North American B2B distribution company Veritiv has reported an adjusted year-on-year sales decline of 9.5% in the second quarter, largely…

Smartphone slump hits Zagg

The steep decline in 2019 smartphone shipments is forcing mobile accessories supplier Zagg to take corrective action. The US-based vendor…

RCP profitability behind Newell U-turn

Newell Brands interim CEO Chris Peterson said the decision to keep the Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) division was not due…

Growth for Kimball

Workplace furniture manufacturer Kimball has reported organic growth of around 7% for the 12 months ended 30 June. Sales for…

Growth for Fiducial in Q3

French office supplies reseller Fiducial Office Solutions has reported market-beating sales growth in its third quarter. For the three months…

Record H1 sales for Navigator

Europe-based paper group The Navigator Company has reported record H1 sales of €854.1 million ($947 million) thanks to higher paper…

Paper sales disappoint at Domtar

North American paper manufacturer Domtar has admitted that its second quarter sales in the category were below its expectations. The…

Cimpress CEO discusses “self-inflicted wounds”

Robert Keane, founder and CEO of Cimpress, the parent company of Vistaprint, has not minced in words in his annual…

Newell to keep Rubbermaid Commercial Products business

Newell Brands has confirmed that it intends to retain its Rubbermaid Commercial Products unit. The Rubbermaid Commercial Products business –…

Lexmark linked with risky DoD purchases | Amazon to invest in India’s Reliance? |...

This week’s round-up of business products stories from around the web. Red faces for DoD procurement officials The US Department…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

Leading personal protective equipment (PPE) vendor Delta Plus’ H1 results were marked by good organic and acquisition-related growth. The France-based…

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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…