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…

Envelope sales slide at Bong

Following a positive first quarter, envelope sales at European manufacturer Bong declined in the second quarter. The Sweden-based producer’s Q2…

SPOT back on budget

Better Capital, the owner of UK business products group Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT), has published its full-year report. In the report, Better…

Fiducial growth points to market share gains

France-based B2B reseller Fiducial Office Solutions (FOS) has reported a strong set of results for the first half of its…

Strong demand boosts Herman Miller results

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported a strong set of annual results as demand for its products remains high.…

Strong quarter for SYNNEX

The second quarter results of SYNNEX have come in ahead of expectations as both its IT distribution and Concentrix services…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…