o2o profit stable after sales increase

Underlying pre-tax profit for the 12 months to 31 December 2013 was £4.19 million ($7 million) - virtually the same…

IP battles weather and costs in Q1

The company posted Q1 operating earnings of $265 million compared to $292 million in the year ago quarter and Q1…

Pelikan Artline to acquire Jasco

The Australian company revealed today that it will acquire Jasco Office Products by the close of business on Thursday 24…

New OP group born in Sweden

Ocay is the result of the 2013 merger between resellers Gullbergs and Kontorsvaruhuset that created a SKr1.1 billion ($170 million)…

BIC set to acquire 75% of Cello

The €50 million ($69 million) deal is expected to be completed by the end of H1 2014 and will mean…

ASKUL reports double-digit growth

For the nine-month period to mid-February, ASKUL reported sales of ¥182.4 billion ($1.77 billion), 10.1% higher than the same period…

Turbon hit with double-digit decline

Aftermarket laser cartridge manufacturer Turbon has blamed weakness in the European market after posting a double-digit sales decline.The German company…

o2o facing shareholder challenge

US investor Nicholas D Gerber - whose recent o2o share tradings have taken his stake in the firm to over…

RR Donnelley completes Esselte acquisition

The $96.5 million deal was announced earlier this year as RR Donnelley looks to create cost synergies with its TOPS…

Calls for more FSSI savings transparency

Writing in Federal Times, former GSA official Roger Waldron, argued the GSA should take a more holistic approach to its…

Steelcase reports sales growth

The US-based company has announced that sales for the full year – the 12 months to 28 February - reached $2.94 billion, up…

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse granted merger talks extension

The two companies have been locked in preliminary discussions since 24 February over the possibility of one of them acquiring…

Depot releases pro forma results

The figures show combined full-year sales for Office Depot and OfficeMax of $16.83 billion, a 4.5% decline compared to the…

Vasanta reveals 7% sales growth

VOW parent group Vasanta has said that sales grew by 7% in 2013.Although light on actual figures, the company announced…

Herman Miller posts Q3 sales rise

The US company has announced that fiscal year 2014 Q3 sales totaled $455.9 million – up from $423.5 million the…

Supplies Network links with MBS Dev

The companies said the move means dealers using the latest version of MBS Dev’s software can now connect with Supplies…

ACI Supplies files for bankruptcy

According to reports in the Dutch press, ACI Supplies entered bankruptcy at its own request. Although the reasons for seeking…

Profit jumps at Plaisio

The Interaction member achieved 2013 EBITDA of €23.5 million ($32.7 million), up 37% versus the 2012 figure, while pre-tax profit…

Keurig and Starbucks amend K-Cup deal

The two companies have agreed that altering the deal would help expand the Starbucks range of K-Cup offerings while also…

Portucel announces price rises

Paper manufacturer Portucel is increasing the prices for its uncoated woodfree (UWF) paper products throughout Europe from the beginning of…

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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…