Saturday, 18 January, 2020

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,…

Varidesk invests in co-working venture

Height-adjustable and ergonomic furniture maker Varidesk recently made a significant investment in Texas, US-based co-working firm Common Desk. Varidesk is…

LSC amends credit agreement after Quad decision

Beleaguered commercial print and office products company LSC Communications has entered into a more restrictive credit agreement following the collapse…
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Baumgartens chooses Harbinger for US sales

Office and school supplies vendor Baumgartens has selected rep group Harbinger National to grow sales in the US. The Harbinger…

Askul-Yahoo Japan dispute heats up

Yahoo Japan has the support of Askul’s second largest shareholder in its bid to oust Askul CEO Shoichiro Iwata and…

PBS Network working to onboard French OP industry

After being chosen as the preferred option for a digital data exchange platform by the French office products industry association…

Big Read

Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…