HUGH SEAR

Hugh Sear is arguably the UK office products market's most influential representative on the world stage. His current role makes…

JOHN SIDGMORE

MARK BACCASH

  Ã‚    Ã‚  Mark Baccash Cosmopolitan, urbane and disarmingly modest, it would be very easy to underestimate the impact that Mark…

Newell Rubbermaid appoints new CEO

8th January 2001 â€" Freeport (IL): Newell Rubbermaid has appointed Joseph Galli as President/CEO, succeeding William Sovey who will reassume…

PaperExchange promotes Korotsky

4th January 2001 â€" Boston (MA): PaperExchange.com has promoted Controller Stephen Korotsky to VP of Finance. PaperExchange's President/COO, Duane DeSisto,…

RYAN VERO

Ryan Vero joined US-based power channel operator OfficeMax in 1994 and has been promoted several times since, most recently to…

Staples issues profit warning

26th January 2001 - Framingham (MA): Staples has cut its Q4 earnings target and revealed it is to take a…

The OP Industryâ€â„¢s Rising Meritocracy

Saturated markets; growing markets; emerging markets. Blurring channel boundaries; globalisation; consolidation. The impact of new technology. The development of an…

USOP to complete Haworth deal

9th January 2001 â€" Washington (DC): US Office Products (USOP) has announced that it expects to complete the sale of…

AKIRA AKUTSU

The $18BN Japanese office products market may be the world's second largest, but it has not been a happy hunting…

Bill Armstrong

Bill Armstrong joined leading UK office products wholesaler Spicers in 1972 as an accountant, before moving into the commercial side…

DAVE GUERNSEY

If given the task to name a highly-respected figure in the OP industry and one who represents the US independent…

Dixons beats forecasts

10th January 2001 â€" London (UK): Dixons has reported first half pre-tax profits for the 28 weeks ended November 11th…

FRANS KOFFRIE

Along with Staples' Tom Stemberg and Office Depot's Bruce Nelson, Buhrmann's Frans Koffrie is arguably one of the international OP…

Hughes joins Stabilo as Retail Sales Manager

30th January 2001 â€" Slough (UK): Swan Stabilo (Stabilo) has appointed Paula Hughes to the position of Retail Sales Manager.…

ISAMU ODAJIMA

  Ã‚    Ã‚  Isamu Odajima President of Viking Japan, Isamu Odajima has managed to successfully grow the business despite a number…

JOSEPH DOODY

A vital cog in Staples' vast engine is Joe Doody, President, Contract and Commercial at the Massachusetts-based OP superstore chain.…

MASAKI HARADA

Masaki Harada is President of Tokyo Crown, the core wholesaler among seven regional wholesale companies in Japan, based in 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…