Xerox investing in IT services

Print OEM Xerox has said it sees a “significant opportunity” to grow IT services in the SMB market. On this…

One-day shipping spurs Amazon Q2 growth

Amazon has said its move to one-day shipping was a key factor in its sequential revenue growth in North America…

Profit jumps at Boise Paper

Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA) paper business – Boise Paper – reported strong bottom-line growth in the second quarter. Adjusted…

Antalis provides preliminary results

Distribution company Antalis has provided preliminary H1 operating results that show a decline in sales and EBITDA. Sales for the…

Organic declines at Takkt

Q2 organic sales at business supplies reseller Takkt declined at both its European and North American operations. Reported sales for…

Grainger lowers sales guidance

MRO and business products reseller Grainger has lowered its sales guidance for 2019 due to softening US demand and challenges…

Furniture declines at HNI

Office furniture sales at US-based manufacturer HNI fell by 3.4% in the second quarter. Q2 sales at the division were…

Stationery and Office growth at 3M

Manufacturing giant 3M has revealed that organic sales at its Stationery and Office division were up in the second quarter.…

Sales surge at Knoll

Contract office furniture company Knoll has reported a strong set of second quarter results, driven by double-digit growth in its…

Cloud and services boost for ALSO

European IT distributor ALSO has reported comparable EBITDA growth of 15% in the first half of the year. Adjusted EBITDA…

UPM reducing capacity as paper demand drops

UPM’s Communication Papers division reported a solid set of Q2 results, but the company is still taking out a significant…

Stable Q2 for KCP

Jan/san vendor Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has reported a fall in sales for Q2 2019, although the underlying trend was slightly positive.…

Logitech continues robust growth

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has once again posted strong quarterly results, this time with sales up 9% in constant…

European sales surge at Acme

Acme United has reported a 28% year-on-year local currency jump in Q2 sales at its European operations. The increase was…

Paper deliveries slide at Stora Enso

Q2 paper deliveries at European manufacturer Stora Enso dropped by almost 11% year on year. The company delivered 1.01 million…

Margins stable at S.P. Richards

North American business products wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) has reported flat Q2 operating margin despite a slight drop in sales.…

Strong emerging market growth for Essity

H1 sales at Essity’s Professional Hygiene B2B division were boosted by double-digit sales growth in emerging markets. The Professional Hygiene…

Manutan releases Q3 sales figures

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has reported top-line growth of 3.5% in the third quarter of its 2018/2019…

Cintas on the up

US workplace apparel, facility supplies, first aid and safety reseller Cintas has reported a strong set of full-year financial results.…

Fastenal hits new milestone

MRO and industrial supplier Fastenal has now installed over 100,000 vending machines. The landmark figure has come less than five…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…