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…

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…

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Xerox flexes its muscles

Xerox has fired a strongly worded letter to HP Inc’s board underlining its intention to push ahead in its attempt…