Sunday, 9 August, 2020

News Analysis: Taking the positives

Reinventing Staples was never going to be a question of just hitting an ‘Easy Button’, and it is proving to be an arduous task to try and move the global reseller onto a growth...

Under Examination

The total back-to-school (BTS) and back-to-college market is worth $72.53 billion in the US alone. Of this, traditional school supplies, such as notebooks, folders and pens, account for $7.24 billion while electronics, including PCs...

Elisman seeing green shoots

OPI spoke exclusively with ACCO CEO Boris Elisman following the company’s second quarter results at the end of July. It was a quarter of contrasting fortunes for ACCO’s three reporting divisions – North America, International...

Green shoots at Staples?

A 3% fall in first quarter sales may not sound like a positive result for Staples, but take International out of the equation (again) and there were some encouraging messages from the reseller’s Q1 earnings.To...

France boosts ADVEO performance

A strong performance from ADVEO’s French subsidiary helped the European wholesaling and distribution group achieve stable results in 2013.Boosted by the acquisition of the Buro+ dealer group early last year, ADVEO’s sales in France...

Depot and ‘Max eyeing the future

Despite all the talk of continuing to “compete aggressively” with each other, Office Depot and OfficeMax gave the impression that they are very much in merger-preparation mode during their first quarter conference calls recently.Depot certainly...

O2o focused on taking share

UK reseller office2office (o2o) says its strategy is to gain market share through new contract wins and customer retention as the contracted office supplies market continues to face downward pressures in 2013.In an investor presentation released...

State of the Industry Report

Last year was a critical year for the OP industry worldwide: with the developed economies beginning to emerge out of recession, would the OP industry return to growth and profitability – or would negative...

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