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…

Broderick passes away

Ray Broderick, who served as NOPA's Vice President between 1988 and 1989 and as Chairman of the association's Sales and…

Ikon appoints new VP

Ikon has appointed George Gelfer as VP/General Manager of Digital Express 2000, its e-services offering for web-enabled on-demand printing and…

Stoltz returns to Sanford

Bellwood (IL): Bob Stoltz has re-joined Sanford International as VP of Asia, Middle East and Africa. He will be primarily…

Buhrmann reports Q2 results

Amsterdam (NL): Buhrmann has reported a 69% rise in sales in its Q2 for the three months ended June 30th.…

Ikon launches on-line initiative

Valley Forge (PA): Ikon Office Solutions has jumped onto the e-commerce bandwagon with the launch of the initial phase of…

NOPA highlights credit card scam

Alexandria (VA): The National Office Products Association (NOPA) has issued a general alert to the US independent dealer community about…

Tech Data beats estimates

Tech Data has reported a 39% jump in its Q2 profits for the three months ended July 31st. Tech Data…

Dealers Take Stock Of The Convergence Issue

It could be argued that the inter-relationship between IT-related goods and traditional office products has always been strong. As Kevin…

IM Canada hits acquisition trail

Mississauga (CAN): Ingram Micro (IM)'s Canadian subsidiary, IM Canada, has acquired the computer hardware and software distribution business of Beamscope…

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A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Following Amazon…