Acquisition for Storey Kenworthy

US independent reseller Storey Kenworthy has acquired fellow Iowa dealer Rite Price Office Supply. The acquisition takes the number of…

BOSTA’s Wollaert to step down

Bea Wollaert, General Secretary of Belgian stationery and office products association BOSTA, is to step down from the role at…

ADVEO Germany struggles to find buyer

Since officially opening insolvency proceedings at the beginning of this year, ADVEO Germany has failed to attract investors. According to…

Declining paper volumes knock Antalis

European paper merchant Antalis reported a slight dip in FY2018 sales, primarily due to falling demand for paper. FY2018 sales…

Leadership change at Codex

Ireland-based reseller Codex has announced that current CEO Siobhan O’Connor is to step aside from the daily running of the…

Ex-Staples exec in college admission scandal | New CEO for Panasonic Europe | Arjowiggins...

Ex-Staples executive John Wilson is accused of paying bribes to get his children into elite US-based universities. He is facing…

Office Depot agrees FTC settlement

Office Depot and its software supplier Support.com have agreed to pay $35 million to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations…

Great start to 2019 for SYNNEX

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has yet again set new quarterly records. For Q1 2019, sales were $5.2 billion,…

New Xerox services focus on digital

Xerox has announced a new services portfolio aimed at helping clients’ digital transformation. According to Xerox, each service is designed…

Continued growth for Australia’s non-core market

The Australian non-core office products market is growing at a rate of 4% a year, according to the latest report…

Blockchain could revolutionise print

A report from industry analysts Quocirca suggests that adopting blockchain technology could open up possibilities for the print industries. According…

HP/Autonomy trial underway in London

HP’s trial against former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch is underway in London’s High Court. HP has accused Lynch of knowingly…

Comercial del Sur expands presence in France

Four years after it bought the assets of RP Diffusion, Spain-based office products and stationery group Comercial del Sur has…

Creditors approve Paperchase CVA

UK stationery retailer Paperchase has been given approval from its creditors to pursue a company voluntary arrangement (CVA). The firm…

AOPD announces new programmes

US dealer network American Office Products Distributors (AOPD) announced a range of initiatives at its recent annual meeting. The new…

Mac Papers promotes Boortz

US paper distributor Mac Papers has promoted Craig Boortz to the position of EVP Paper. Boortz has been with the…

Paperworld Middle East gains in popularity

The organisers of Paperworld Middle East 2019 have reported a slight rise in visitor numbers to this year’s show with…

Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…

Sequana in administration

Following a petition filed on 7 March, France-based paper group Sequana has been granted permission to convert its safeguard procedure…

Jean-Marie Bruneau passes away

OPI is saddened to report the passing of Jean-Marie Bruneau, founder of France-based B2B office supplies reseller Bruneau, on 20…

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Exclusive: Noble relishing new role at Complete Business Solutions

OPI catches up with Adam Noble, the Managing Director of successful UK dealer Irongate who has recently also taken on…