Analysis: Double-whammy hit ACCO’s Q3 results

ACCO’s Q3 performance in the US nosedived largely as a result of issues in the wholesaling channel and economic factors…

ACCO taking action as US sales and profits decline

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands is taking pricing and cost-reduction actions after it saw sales dip in its key US…

Record profit for Kyocera

Contributions from acquisition activities helped printing and electronics manufacturer Kyocera reach record H1 pre-tax profit. For the six months ended…

Price increases help Navigator growth

Portugal-based pulp and paper group The Navigator Company has reported sales and profit increases for Q3 2018, despite anti-dumping duties. Sales…

International sales decline for Ricoh

Japan-based imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh has reported a fall in sales for H1 2018, due to a poor performance…

Mixed quarter for Essendant

US wholesaler Essendant has reported profit improvement in its third quarter results, but the top-line in the office reseller channel…

Pulp prices hit Antalis

European paper merchant Antalis said declines in paper volumes and increasing paper pulp prices have led to a fall in sales…

Acquisitions boost Takkt

Recent acquisitions are paying dividends for German office equipment supplier Takkt as it reported strong Q3 2018 sales and profit.…

Amazon increases sales and profit | HP Inc and Apogee deal approved |...

Amazon has reported Q3 2018 sales of $56.6 billion, an increase of 29%. Pre-tax profit was $3.4 billion, ten times more…

IP reports solid paper results

Q3 2018 sales and profit were up for International Paper (IP) thanks to lower maintenance costs and higher sales prices.…

Growth momentum for Iron Mountain

Storage and information management services firm Iron Mountain has reported double-digit sales and profit growth for its third quarter. For…

OP sales decline for 3M

3M has reported a decline in its stationery and office supplies category for Q3 2018. The company’s Consumer division reported…

Back-to-school boosts BIC stationery sales

Writing instruments vendor BIC has reported third quarter sales growth of over 6% in its Stationery division. BIC Stationery’s Q3…

Xerox launches business optimisation programme

Xerox has revealed a new business optimisation programme as the company reported another quarter of falling sales. To arrest declining…

Record Q2 for Logitech

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has once again delivered exceptional quarterly sales, along with double-digit profit growth. For Q2 2019,…

HNI reports brighter outlook

HON brand owner HNI said both sales and profit increased for the office furniture division in the third quarter. On…

Bunzl continues on growth path

Distribution and services group Bunzl has reported quarterly increases and announced its latest acquisition. In a Q3 trading update, Bunzl said…

Profit falls at KCP

Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has reported an operating profit decline of 9% in Q3 2018. For the three months ended 30…

Intelligrated helps fuel Honeywell

Warehouse automation company Intelligrated helped drive Q3 sales for Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions arm. For the three months ended…

Comparable sales boost for SP Richards

SP Richards’ (SPR) third-quarter year-on-year sales increase of 1.3% was the first quarter of comparable sales growth for three years.…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…