Better Capital provides SPOT update

UK-based private equity firm Better Capital has said that its Spicers/OfficeTeam (SPOT) investment is trading “well below” its budgeted EBITDA…

ZAGG expands technology portfolio

US-based mobile device accessories manufacturer ZAGG has purchased UK-based smartphone case brand Gear4. ZAGG acquired Gear4 from Sweden-based investment company…

Creative stationery supplies set to rise

Arts, crafts, and traditional supplies will be the top office products industry performers this holiday season, according to market research…

Lee and Plumpton joins FusionPlus

UK-based office furniture manufacturer Lee and Plumpton has partnered with specialist data provider FusionPlus Data. The initial launch will include…

Senior execs leave Staples

Staples Inc has confirmed the departures of two long-serving senior executives from its North American operations. Company veteran Steve Matyas…

GSA to overhaul federal acquisition schedules

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has this week announced a major restructuring of its Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) that…

Climb of Life 2019 announced

Details have been revealed for next year’s annual Climb of Life (COL) event. The 2019 COL will once again be…

BOSS announces award winners

Guests of the 2018 BOSS Awards celebrated excellence in the UK OP industry last night at the Tower Guoman Hotel…

Print strategy boots HP Inc sales

A solid performance in HP Inc’s Printing business following strategic investments contributed to another quarter of growth for the company.…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

Depot invests in Viking

Office Depot Europe has launched a new UK website for its B2B delivery business Viking. The new website was developed…

Tech Data cloud investments pay off

Expenditure in cloud-based technologies has generated positive results for US IT distributor Tech Data. The company has recently made several…

New CEO for Diversey

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has announced its replacement for outgoing CEO Dr Ilham Kadri. Mark Burgess will take over from…

Paperworld Middle East expands offering

Paperworld Middle East has added new features to its 2019 event to reflect this year’s “More than Paper” theme. The…

Staples promotes Baldrey

Staples Solutions has broadened Robert Baldrey’s role at the company. Baldrey has been promoted to VP Northern Region and will…

Diversey unveils new sustainability strategy

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has revamped its sustainability goals for 2025. In the company’s Annual Sustainability Report 2018, Diversey released…

IOP joins FusionPlus Data

Print products, services and solutions provider Internet of Printing (IOP) has partnered with specialist data provider FusionPlus Data. Featuring five core…

Coffee sales fall at JM Smucker

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker reported a decline in coffee sales for the second quarter. Q2 2019 coffee…

VOW reveals Green Light seminar programme

UK office products wholesaler VOW has announced the line-up of speakers for its 2018 Green Light event. With the expo…

ISSA Show attracts new visitors

International cleaning association ISSA reported high numbers of new attendees at its annual ISSA Show North America 2018. The event,…

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Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…