USOP plans IPO of Mail Boxes

Washington (DC): US Office Products (USOP) has revealed plans to spin-off its wholly-owned subsidiary Mail Boxes Etc (MBE) through an…

3M acquires GlareGuard business

St Paul (MN): 3M's Optical Systems Division has bought the GlareGuard and GlareDefenders computer antiglare filters business from Optical Coating…

E-source.com.au closes web site

On-line office supplies retailer E-source.com.au has shut its web site down pending a financial restructure. The company's CEO, James Tsolakis,…

Kingfield Heath promotions

Kingfield Heath has made a number of promotions in its Fastrack Machines and Consumables division. Juliette Hall has taken the…

Russell named CEO of ForestExpress

New York (NY): ForestExpress (FE), the US-based electronic marketplace for the forest products industry due for launch later this year,…

Ahrend announces half-yearly results

Amsterdam (NL): Ahrend has announced a "modest" increase in net sales in its results for the first six months of…

Esselte UK moves offices to Uxbridge

Esselte UK is relocating its offices in Feltham to Esselte's corportate headquarters based just a few miles away in Uxbridge.…

Sales boost for School Specialty

Appleton (WI): School Specialty has reported a 12% rise in sales in its Q1 2001 results for the three months…

WC Penfold reports rosy results

WC Penfold's full-year results for the period ended June 30th reveal that the Australian retailer and printer more than doubled…

Ed Walper – BPGI

OPI: Ed, you have taken over many of the responsibilities that Dave Guernsey used to assume at BPGI - what…

Making The Pirates Walk The Plank

When you think about pirates you immediately conjure up an image of Robert Louis Stephenson's internationally famous character - Long…

Power Channel Set To Reign in Spain?

You probably believe time runs at the same speed, wherever in the world you happen to be. It is, after…

3M’s Q2 beats estimates

3M has reported a higher-than-expected 12% rise in Q2 earnings and said it expected to meet or exceed Wall Street's…

Esselte grabs media spotlight

The profile of the office products industry was significantly raised recently, following the release of independent research commissioned by Esselte…

‘Max completes phase out

OfficeMax has completed the phase out of its loss-making retail personal computer departments through the accelerated roll-out of Gateway 'store-within-a-store'…

Schools to benefit from Depot scheme

Office Depot has announced that it will be making merchandise donations to schools across the country of up to $10M,…

AAA makes the list

Euroffice launches reward programme

Office products and services e-tailer, euroffice, has implemented what it claims to be the first fully automated on-line reward programme…

‘Max reports record Q2 sales

OfficeMax has reported record sales of $1.079BN in its Q2 results for the period ended July 22nd, an 11% increase…

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UK OP industry hit by public holiday change

The recent switch of the 2020 Early May Bank Holiday in the UK has left the country’s office supplies wholesalers…