ALSO posts strong sales growth

Sales at EU IT distributor ALSO rose 4.9% in the first nine months of 2013 to hit €4.56 billion ($6.24…

Acme reports record back-to-school season

International office supplies vendor Acme International said it enjoyed a record 2013 back-to-school (BTS) season.The strong BTS performance helped Acme…

SPR Q3 sales fall 3.1%

Third-quarter sales at US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) fell 3.1% to $430.5 million.Tom Gallagher, CEO of SPR's parent company Genuine…

HNI Q3 office furniture profits up

Office furniture manufacturer HNI reported a 5.9% Q3 rise in operating profits at its HON and Allsteel brands to $40.7…

Corwell reports strong third quarter

Hungarian wholesaler Corwell has said a strong third quarter has helped it to achieve year-to-date sales growth of 18%.Corwell said…

Northamber sales hammered by PC declines

UK IT distributor Northamber has seen its full-year sales plummet by almost a quarter following an acceleration in the downturn…

Vasanta: VOW is taking share

VOW parent company Vasanta has said that the UK wholesaler's sales in the eight months to the end of August…

Pelikan sees profit improvement despite sales slide

Restructuring actions helped stationery and consumables manufacturer Pelikan to grow H1 operating and net profit.An interim report from Pelikan's Switzerland-based…

Rising to the challenge

There were some great insights into Staples' 'reinvention plan' during Wednesday's quarterly earnings conference call. The leading global reseller had…

United rebranding soon?

As earnings conference calls go, yesterday's United Stationers webcast was rather a short affair, clocking in at less than 40…

Record quarter for Acme

Acme United has reported the best quarterly sales and earnings in the company's history.Sales for the three months to the…

OfficeTeam’s 2012 results

The 2012 annual accounts of UK reseller OfficeTeam were available from Companies House shortly after last week's press release announcing…

Officeworks looking at bigger picture

OPI spoke to Officeworks' Managing Director Mark Ward yesterday following a strategy briefing day held by parent group Wesfarmers during…

Warehouse sees same-store increase

New Zealand reseller Warehouse Stationery has reported a year-on-year same-store sales increase of almost 2% in its third quarter.Q3 sales…

Newell to sell off Mimio brand

Newell Rubbermaid has announced plans to sell off its Mimio interactive teaching technology brand.The company announced the decision as it…

VOW reports share gains

OPI speaks to Vasanta's Steve Haworth following Q1 sales releaseIt was something of a first to receive a first quarter…

o2o focused on taking share

UK reseller office2office (o2o) says its strategy is to gain market share as the contracted office supplies market continues to…

Ravi and Neil’s tango in the night

As an ice-breaker to yesterday's merger announcement conference call, and in reference to a previous earnings conference call question on…

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3M announces restructuring after slow start to 2019

3M has said it will cut 2,000 jobs worldwide after it reported “disappointing” first quarter results. The restructuring will involve…