IP sells subsidiary for $523M

International Paper (IP) has sold its building materials unit, Masonite, to Canada-based door-making giant, Premdor, in a deal said to…

Office Depot branches out in the UK

Delray Beach (FL): Office Depot has announced the launch of its European Business Services Division in the UK. The new…

Tech Data unveils SupplyXpert

Tech Data has introduced a new web-based procurement solution aimed at strengthening its IT supply chain and further enhancing business…

Jim Powell, Daisytek

OPI: Jim, could we start with a brief history of your career so far at Daisytek? JP: Sure. I came…

PromoNet Exchange is launched

Portland (ME): A new B2B digital exchange for the office products industry has been formed - PromoNet Exchange. 'Sell Side…

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…

All Integra members to become shareholders

In an effort to increase their involvement in the Integra business, all member companies are to receive a share in…

‘Max lays off 170 salespeople

Shaker Heights (OH): OfficeMax is making 170 members of its salesforce redundant as part of an on-going efficiency drive. 'Max…

SHOPA: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, USA, November 15th – 18th 2000

This November, the School, Home, and Office Products Association (SHOPA) will be hosting its 10th annual international SHOPA Show at…

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ACCO eyeing Zagg?

According to an article in the New York Post, ACCO Brands is one of the suitors for mobile accessories supplier…