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…

Lyreco strengthens innovation strategy

European business supplies reseller Lyreco has partnered with global investment firm Partech. The deal sees Lyreco move into the world…

New CEO for Kodak | Veritiv offloads business segment | Xerox launches self-service kiosk

Kodak has announced that CEO Jeff Clarke is stepping down and current Chairman of the board of directors Jim Continenza…

Staples takes coworking in-house

Staples Inc is dissolving its relationship with coworking operator Workbar. The reseller is replacing Workbar with its new brand, Staples…

Trump tariff increase on hold

US President Donald Trump has said the US will delay a rise in trade tariffs on China. The increase in…

Sequana loses appeal | Expansion for Nuance | GPC makes acquisition

The Court of Appeal in London, UK, has upheld a judgement against European paper group Sequana that related to a €135 million…

Depot enhances print and copy services

Office Depot has invested in its Workonomy platform through a new deal with Xerox. The agreement will see thousands of…

Amazon reports growth | Apple sales fall | The Navigator Company ups prices

Amazon has announced a solid quarter of growth in Q3 2018, as sales were up 20% to $72.4 billion and…

NTS joins FusionPlus Data

Ireland-based stationery and tape distributor National Tape Sales (NTS) has partnered with UK content specialist FusionPlus Data. The new and…

NOPA concerns over GSA e-marketplace

Mike Tucker, CEO of US office products trade association NOPA, has told OPI that he is concerned that Amazon will…

PBS Network continues European expansion

Germany-based e-commerce and data specialist firm PBS Network has acquired the assets of product data hub start-up CommerceFeeds. Netherlands-based CommerceFeeds…

Compass partners with Purpose

US-based software provider Compass Sales Solutions is expanding access to its full suite of products to UK and Ireland customers.…

Linc to expand stationery range

India-based writing instruments manufacturer Linc Pen and Plastics has entered a distribution agreement with Chinese office products brand Deli Group.…

Maul and Schneider expand in France

Germany-based OP manufacturers Maul and Schneider are working together to create a joint subsidiary in France. The subsidiary will open…

HP 2019 financial outlook | Canon Solutions America alliance | Xerox appoints EVP

HP Inc has revealed its fiscal 2019 financial outlook, providing details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth. It…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…