Jalema expands workforce

Netherlands-based OP manufacturer Jalema has added two new members to its team. Joris Verwij has joined the company as Key…

Advantia builds management team

UK dealer group Advantia has added three new members to its head office team. Steve Carter has been appointed as…

Dixons Carphone concludes investigation | Fujifilm continues attempts to acquire Xerox | JGBM sales...

UK stationery vendor ExaClair will launch its first TV advertising campaign on 17 August, to run over a six-week period.…

Respected industry executive joins OPI management team

Business supplies industry media organisation Office Products International (OPI) has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a respected…

Exertis announce new Head of Kondor

European technology distributor Exertis has announced the appointment of Gary Fowle to lead the next phase of Kondor’s integration. Fowle…

ALSO appoints head of e-commerce

European technology distributor ALSO Group has appointed Philipp Koch as SVP E-Commerce. He will be responsible for the company’s e-commerce…

Highlands expands e-commerce team

US sales and marketing agency Highlands has announced Kristin Stevens as VP E-Commerce. Stevens has worked for Highlands for three…

International Paper sales growth | ECi appoints new CFO | Staples announces scholarship campaign

Canadian office supply reseller Staples Canada found that 60% of Canadian parents, teachers and students enjoy the back to school (BTS) season.…

Interview: Spicers growing in the double digits, says Whiteway

The onboarding of the Advantia supply contract from the end of January and other new contract wins means that Spicers…

How to boost productivity in an open-plan office

According to a recent Harvard study, workers in open-plan offices have 70% less physical interactions with other colleagues, making teams…

Steve Harrop leaves Advantia

Steve Harrop has left UK dealer group Advantia, citing personal reasons.The OP veteran was appointed as CEO of the company…

Highlands appoints new sales manager

US sales and marketing agency Highlands has announced Darren Laycock as Territory Sales Manager for Western Canada.Laycock has more than…

Bartley rejoins Nemo

Sammy Bartley has returned to UK dealer group Nemo, taking over as Merchandising Manager.She had previously worked for the company…

Exertis announces new management appointment

European technology distributor Exertis has announced the appointment of Tim Griffin as Divisional Managing Director of DCC Technology and Managing…

New appointment at ESG

US-based business management firm Execution Specialists Group (ESG) has appointed global technology executive Michael Bailey as a Principal at the…

Three tips to avoid the ‘slow no’

One of my clients introduced me to a new term recently. "The 'slow no' is the worst," he said. "It's…

Xerox Romania names new CEO

Xerox Romania has appointed Francisca Hogescu-Lebrun as its new CEO.Hogescu-Lebrun has worked for Xerox since 2000 in a variety of roles.…

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Consumer goods company Newell Brands announced that it has completed the sale of the Waddington Group to Novolex Holdings. Newell…

Big Interview: Antipodean action

Australia has rarely been out of office products news over the past 18 months or so, but the biggest stories…

Big Interview: The turnaround of Office Depot Europe

After a period of instability and disruption, Office Depot's European business — worth more than €1.5 billion ($1.7 billion) —…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…