Growth for Fiducial in Q3

French office supplies reseller Fiducial Office Solutions has reported market-beating sales growth in its third quarter. For the three months…

ADVEO Italy buyers underestimated running costs

The transaction to acquire ADVEO Italy fell through because the prospective new owners were not fully aware of the business’s…

Record H1 sales for Navigator

Europe-based paper group The Navigator Company has reported record H1 sales of €854.1 million ($947 million) thanks to higher paper…

Paper sales disappoint at Domtar

North American paper manufacturer Domtar has admitted that its second quarter sales in the category were below its expectations. The…

Cimpress CEO discusses “self-inflicted wounds”

Robert Keane, founder and CEO of Cimpress, the parent company of Vistaprint, has not minced in words in his annual…

Newell to keep Rubbermaid Commercial Products business

Newell Brands has confirmed that it intends to retain its Rubbermaid Commercial Products unit. The Rubbermaid Commercial Products business –…

Lexmark linked with risky DoD purchases | Amazon to invest in India’s Reliance? |...

This week’s round-up of business products stories from around the web. Red faces for DoD procurement officials The US Department…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

Leading personal protective equipment (PPE) vendor Delta Plus’ H1 results were marked by good organic and acquisition-related growth. The France-based…

Sales and earnings up at Wulff

Wulff’s trade fair business helped the northern European business products reseller to achieve double-digit sales growth in the second quarter.…

ACCO raises outlook after strong Q2 results

Price increases and good back-to-school (BTS) sell-in in North America helped ACCO Brands achieve record Q2 sales and adjusted earnings…

BTS timing hits BIC H1 sales

Leading writing instruments manufacturer BIC has said that later back-to-school (BTS) purchasing in Europe and North America negatively impacted its…

Xerox investing in IT services

Print OEM Xerox has said it sees a “significant opportunity” to grow IT services in the SMB market. On this…

ADVEO Italy deal off

The eleventh-hour agreement to save ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has collapsed. In a regulatory filing to the Spanish stock market authority…

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…

Staples sells businesses in France, Italy and Spain

France-based Raja Group has announced an agreement to acquire four of Staples Solutions’ European direct brands. The transaction covers four…

One-day shipping spurs Amazon Q2 growth

Amazon has said its move to one-day shipping was a key factor in its sequential revenue growth in North America…

Profit jumps at Boise Paper

Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA) paper business – Boise Paper – reported strong bottom-line growth in the second quarter. Adjusted…

BIC acquires again in Africa

BIC has agreed to acquire the largest writing instruments manufacturer in Nigeria. The stationery giant will buy 100% of Lucky…

Antalis provides preliminary results

Distribution company Antalis has provided preliminary H1 operating results that show a decline in sales and EBITDA. Sales for the…

Organic declines at Takkt

Q2 organic sales at business supplies reseller Takkt declined at both its European and North American operations. Reported sales for…

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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…