GroupTrade appoints COO

Brinert Badal-Varda, former CFO and COO of Samsung Electronics (UK), has joined GroupTrade as COO. He is the latest addition…

‘Max to offer on-line learning

OfficeMax is partnering with Arthur Andersen Virtual Learning Network (VLN) to offer on-line educational resources to SMEs through its e-commerce…

SmartOffice partners with travel company

Office products e-tailer, SmartOffice.com.au, has announced its first agent partnership with Australia-based travel company Concorde International Travel. The deal enables…

Avery expands e-com capabilities

Chicago (IL): Avery Dennison has expanded and strengthened the global e-commerce capabilities in its pressure-sensitive materials business. North American and…

GroupTrade secures second round funding

London (UK): GroupTrade has secured second round funding of £10.2M ($15.3M) from Europe's leading venture capital firm 3i and Telewest,…

MCSi ranks 21st on Fortune list

Dayton (OH): MCSi has been ranked 21st in Fortune magazine's list of 100 fastest-growing companies for 2000. Fortune's list is…

SP RICHARDS

E-commerce was top of Bob Scribner's agenda at US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) second annual Advantage Business Conference, held earlier…

Blades joins EBusiness Solutions

Rotherham (UK): EBusiness Solutions, a company specialising in on-line ordering solutions, has appointed Mike Blades as National Sales Manager of…

Guilbert to buy BOP in Europe?

London (UK): As OPI went to press, we learned from a reliable industry source that France-based Guilbert, Europe's leading office…

MCSi sets IPO terms

MCSi has announced that the preliminary prospectus for the IPO of its internet subsidiary Zengine will be distributed to shareholders…

Spicers launches oscarnet.co.uk

Spicers has launched oscarnet.co.uk, a web site designed to make it easy for consumers to find office products dealers that…

Borton promoted to GM at Safco

Minneapolis (MN): Minneapolis-based vendor Safco Products has appointed Michael Borton as General Manager. Borton, who joined the manufacturer in 1987,…

Guilbert UK partners with MGCN

Andover (UK): Guilbert UK has announced a partnership with e-commerce procurement specialist Marrakech Global Commerce Network (MGCN) for trading with…

New Board members at ‘Max

OfficeMax has named Dr Jerry Sue Thornton and Philip Fishbach to its Board of Directors. Dr Thornton has been President…

Staples acts to solve web coupon issue

Staples has adopted a new coupon system for its web site in a bid to prevent shoppers from taking advantage…

Bright Station reports Q2 results

Bright Station has announced its Q2 results for the three months ended June 30th. The company reported group revenues of…

ICG ups stake in PaperExchange.com

Boston (MA): Internet Capital Group (ICG) has substantially increased its ownership in Paper Exchange.com. ICG, which specialises in providing operational…

New e-com site launched in Japan

Viking has launched its fifth international e-commerce site, this time in Japan. The web site, which can be found at…

Staples beats estimates

Framingham (MA): Staples has reported that its Q2 earnings for the period ended July 29th fell by about 19%, but…

BOP signs deal with Epylon

BOP has announced an alliance with Epylon, a provider of hosted e-business solutions for education and government institutions, to offer…

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Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…