Commercial bags another accolade

UK-based business services specialist Commercial Group has been recognised once again for its leadership in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.…

Wesfarmers buys online retailer

Officeworks owner Wesfarmers has agreed to acquire local e-commerce retailer Catch Group for A$230 million (US$160 million). Founded in 2006,…

Bruneau expands product line-up

France-based B2B reseller Bruneau has just introduced a range of gardening accessories and equipment for its business customers. Bruneau’s gardening…

SPOT embraces renewable energy

UK office products group Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) has announced it has recently transitioned to 100% renewable energy sourced from wind power.…

NeoCon awards winners revealed

The winners of the annual Best of NeoCon competition were announced on 10 June at this year’s show in Chicago…

B2B marketplace expands into US and Europe

India-based B2B marketplace Beldara is expanding its international presence to the US and European markets, it has been reported. Founded…

Relief for Borroni after difficult times

OPI speaks with ADVEO Italy Managing Director Luca Borroni following the news that the company’s future has been assured. After…

GSA seeks industry feedback on MAS

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has issued a request for information (RFI) from industry on the upcoming consolidated Multiple…

Bursa Malaysia reprimands China Stationery

Office supplies vendor China Stationery has been criticised and fined by the Malaysian stock exchange for breaches involving several listing…

Office Depot CFO: retail could be less than 20% of our business

Office Depot Inc CFO Joe Lower told investors at a conference this week that the company’s retail operations could represent…

OPI European Forum kicks off in Germany

Many of the leading vendors and resellers of the European business supplies industry have been gathering in Berlin, Germany, over…

M&A deal for Egan Reid

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has made its fourth external growth investment in the past seven years. The latest deal…

Amazon drone deliveries imminent | Xerox and HP strengthen ties | Xerox acquisitions |...

This week’s round-up of office products and business supplies news from around the globe. Amazon ready for drone deliveries Amazon…

Reprieve for ADVEO Italy

A binding offer for the acquisition of ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has been received, the wholesaler has announced. Last month, the…

Office Depot tops e-commerce jan/san report

Office Depot has knocked Staples off the number one spot in the latest e-commerce jan/san report published by B2B payments…

Exertis makes senior appointments

Technology distributor Exertis, part of the DCC Group, has announced some further changes to its group structure to support its…

Lyreco gearing up for growth in Asia

OPI catches up with Lyreco Asia Managing Director Greg Liénard following the news of its acquisition of Singapore reseller DeskRight.…

Administrators confirm end of Office Outlet

The winding down of the Office Outlet office supplies retail business has been confirmed by its joint administrators from Deloitte.…

Clover targets HP business

Clover Imaging Group in the US is offering big incentives to dealers that switch customers from HP supplies to the…

Insights-X gears up for 2019

Germany-based stationery trade fair Insights-X has revealed that more than 260 exhibitors from almost 40 countries have so far signed up…