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…

Name change for VOW | Staples Canada teams up with FedEx | 25 years...

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Office supplies…

Virgin Voyages coup for Emerald Brand

Sustainable products manufacturer Emerald Brand has secured a major new partnership with the soon-to-be-launched Virgin Voyages fleet. Virgin Voyages’ inaugural…

Fuji Xerox government suspension lifted

After its suspension by New Zealand’s Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), Fuji Xerox is to be reinstated as…

EOSA adds new members

The European Office Supplies Alliance (EOSA) has expanded its membership base. EOSA said its joint purchasing activities, new business models…

HP/Autonomy trial underway in London

HP’s trial against former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is underway in London’s High Court. HP has accused Lynch of knowingly…

Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…

Sequana in administration

Following a petition filed on 7 March, France-based paper group Sequana has been granted permission to convert its safeguard procedure…

Mercateo’s Unite partners with 2bits

Mercateo’s B2B networking platform Unite has partnered with 2bits, a SAP-based purchasing company. While Unite directly connects suppliers with buyers,…

Alibaba focus at Office Depot presentation

Office Depot Inc’s relationship with Alibaba.com was the main talking point at an investor presentation that took place yesterday. Office…

UFP partners with FusionPLUS Data

European EOS distributor UFP has made its product data accessible through content specialist FusionPLUS Data. Dealers will be able to…

Antalis pursues new shareholding structure

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis says it is progressing with plans to implement a new shareholding structure. The…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…