Print segment slump hits Veritiv

North American B2B distribution company Veritiv has reported an adjusted year-on-year sales decline of 9.5% in the second quarter, largely…

Smartphone slump hits Zagg

The steep decline in 2019 smartphone shipments is forcing mobile accessories supplier Zagg to take corrective action. The US-based vendor…
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Baumgartens chooses Harbinger for US sales

Office and school supplies vendor Baumgartens has selected rep group Harbinger National to grow sales in the US. The Harbinger…

RCP profitability behind Newell U-turn

Newell Brands interim CEO Chris Peterson said the decision to keep the Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) division was not due…

Kerr acquires; undergoes rebrand

US independent dealer Kerr Workplace Solutions has acquired the supplies division of fellow Kentucky reseller Office Environment Company (OEC). The…

Growth for Kimball

Workplace furniture manufacturer Kimball has reported organic growth of around 7% for the 12 months ended 30 June. Sales for…

Mondi launches B2B web platform

Paper manufacturer Mondi has launched a new website to market its Uncoated Fine Paper (UFP) brands. The site – www.mymondi.net…

Vote now for NAOPA People’s Choice award

Time is running to get your vote in for the coveted People’s Choice award at this year’s North American Office…

ACCO buys leading Brazilian supplier

ACCO Brands has strengthened its position in the Brazilian market with the acquisition of leading notebook vendor Foroni. Effective 1…

New CEO at Askul as Iwata forced out

Shoichiro Iwata, the long-standing CEO of leading Japanese office products reseller Askul, has retired from the company after failing to…

Growth for Fiducial in Q3

French office supplies reseller Fiducial Office Solutions has reported market-beating sales growth in its third quarter. For the three months…

ADVEO Italy buyers underestimated running costs

The transaction to acquire ADVEO Italy fell through because the prospective new owners were not fully aware of the business’s…

Haugh to leave Essendant

Essendant’s VP of its Vertical Markets Group David Haugh is to leave the wholesaler, OPI can confirm. Haugh – who…

Record H1 sales for Navigator

Europe-based paper group The Navigator Company has reported record H1 sales of €854.1 million ($947 million) thanks to higher paper…

Paper sales disappoint at Domtar

North American paper manufacturer Domtar has admitted that its second quarter sales in the category were below its expectations. The…

Cimpress CEO discusses “self-inflicted wounds”

Robert Keane, founder and CEO of Cimpress, the parent company of Vistaprint, has not minced in words in his annual…

Newell to keep Rubbermaid Commercial Products business

Newell Brands has confirmed that it intends to retain its Rubbermaid Commercial Products unit. The Rubbermaid Commercial Products business –…

New look for ECI

Business management software provider ECI has rebranded to coincide with its 20th anniversary. Known until recently as ECi Software Solutions,…

Lexmark linked with risky DoD purchases | Amazon to invest in India’s Reliance? |...

This week’s round-up of business products stories from around the web. Red faces for DoD procurement officials The US Department…

Amazon launches jan/san private label

Amazon has quietly introduced a B2B private label brand called AmazonCommercial. AmazonCommercial is so far limited to nine jan/san SKUs…

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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…