Wednesday, 26 February, 2020

New Canadian distributor for Schneider

Germany-based writing instruments manufacturer Schneider has entered into a new, exclusive distribution agreement for the Canadian market. Taking on Schneider’s…

Office Depot signs same-day delivery partnership

Office Depot Inc is now offering same-day delivery from its stores via Target-owned Shipt. Shipt is a membership-based delivery marketplace…

Euroffice Italy sold

Euroffice has confirmed the sale of its Italian subsidiary to local player GECAL. The UK-based e-tail and technology group said…

SYNNEX to split

SYNNEX plans to spin off its Concentrix business services division and become two separate publicly traded companies. The transaction is…

HP awarded $439m | Amazon stores in Germany? | COPA launches young professionals network...

This week’s round-up of business supplies news from around the web. Judge awards HP $439 million HP Inc has been…

Cott to quit coffee?

International consumer and professional beverages distributor Cott is evaluating strategic alternatives for its coffee, tea and extract business segment as…

Fuji Xerox to change name after ending agreement

Fuji Xerox will change its name to Fujifilm Business Innovation in 2021 after the company announced it was not renewing…

Antalis provides shareholding update

Paper and packaging distributor Antalis has confirmed it is still attempting to set up a new shareholding structure. In a…

Amazon highlights last-mile delivery | Friends joins AOPD | Marco promotes execs and acquires...

This week’s round-up of business supplies stories from around the globe. Amazon promotes last-mile delivery network Amazon has said that…

Bureau Vallée testing P2P deliveries

Leading French office and school supplies retailer Bureau Vallée has teamed up with local P2P start-up Shopopop to pilot customer…

Staples Solutions to sell Staples Connect

Staples Solutions has reached an agreement to sell its Staples Connect IT services business in Sweden to Leeward Capital and…

Winc wins injunction against NXP

There is obviously no love lost between Winc Australia and the former Winc business in New Zealand, now called NXP.…

Xerox to pocket $2.3 billion in Fujifilm agreement

Xerox and Fujifilm have ended their corporate dispute after signing an agreement that will see, among other things, the Japanese…

Quantore inaugurates distribution centre

Netherlands-based dealer and distribution group Quantore officially opened its impressive warehouse extension a few days ago. An opening ceremony attended…

Hamelin acquires Unipapel assets

Stationery vendor Hamelin has spent several million euros on acquiring machinery from bankrupt Spanish manufacturer Unipapel. According to reports in…

Herman Miller now confirms HAY deal

Following on from yesterday’s story about Herman Miller retracting a statement regarding its additional stake in office furniture firm HAY,…

Big foodservice win for Emerald Brand

Sustainable products manufacturer Emerald Brand has announced a partnership with US foodservice group purchasing organisation giant Foodbuy. Foodbuy is the…

Depot takes out $735 million bridging loan

Office Depot Inc, via one of its indirect subsidiaries, has subscribed to a three-month bridging loan to refinance its $735…

Emerald Brand announces Genera partnership

US-based OP products manufacturer Emerald Brand has struck a deal with biomass firm Genera for sustainable fibre solutions. Launching in…

Amazon introduces Counter in France

France has become the fourth market for Amazon’s Counter click-and-collect service in partnership with local bricks-and-mortar retailers. After the UK,…

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HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…