Friday, 6 December, 2019

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…

Alibaba launches US B2B platform

Alibaba.com, the B2B marketplace of Alibaba, has launched its US seller programme, with Office Depot announced as one of its…

Amazon expands delivery options

Amazon has launched its Counter click-and-collection delivery service in the US after announcing a partnership with pharmacy retailer Rite Aid.…

Steelcase expands IT channel strategy

As Steelcase develops its partnership with Microsoft for workplace collaboration solutions, the office furniture manufacturer has announced new relationships with…

AOPD adds dealer member

Michigan-based dealer LB Office is the newest member of North American business supplies network AOPD. Headquartered in Madison Heights (MI),…

Office Depot and HP release sustainability reports | Divisional changes at Herman Miller |...

This week’s round-up of office products and business supplies news from around the globe. Office Depot publishes sustainability report Office…

Staples property deal for Sycamore | New CEO for RB | Canon and Turbon...

Staples property deal for Sycamore According to Bloomberg, Staples has distributed its $150 million-valued headquarters in Framingham (MA) to an…

YPO contract with Amazon Business up and running

Amazon Business has taken an important step into the UK public sector channel with the launch of a framework contract…

OfficeZilla confirms SPR switch

US office products dealer franchise network OfficeZilla has announced a new first-call wholesaler relationship with SP Richards (SPR). When OPI…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…