Press Release: Staples Announces Changes to Leadership Team

Both Doody and Goodman will continue to report to Ron Sargent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The appointments are effective…

Interview: Ingo Dewitz

Büroring is one of Germany’s two main dealer groups or, more precisely, dealer-owned cooperatives. At its helm, from a daily operations…

Final word: Martin Eames

It is generally accepted that new products are the lifeblood of any industry and yet, among its other problems, the UK…

5 minutes with…Kasie Morley

Describe what you do in fewer than 20 words.My husband and I own three office products companies all headquartered in…

Final word: Steve Harrop

Dealer groups: time for a reality check?At a time of the year when the nights are drawing closer and Saturdays are…

5 minutes with…Eugene Kleynhans

What you do…What I want to do is very different to what I currently do; once we build a quality…

Parneros joins KeyCorp board

KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney said Parneros was a "strategic addition" to the board.  

Depot names Steele VP of Investor Relations

Steele formerly held the same role at OfficeMax.Hare said: "We are excited about the depth of experience and expertise that…

Spicers makes e-commerce and category appointments

Spicers has announced a raft of appointments to bolster support for its reseller partners in 2014.Former Halfords man and e-commerce…

Presas to step down at CEPI

Teresa Presas is to leave her leadership role at the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) after ten years in…

Larard joins Floortex

Experienced OP executive Simon Larard has joined Floortex as European Sales and Marketing Director.Larard was most recently VP Sales and…

Geoff Making passes away

It is with great sadness that OPI has to report the death of the much-respected industry figure Geoff Making.Making, who…

Esselte’s McCormack to retire

Esselte's VP Sales and Marketing North America Ron McCormack is to retire from the company at the end of January.McCormack…

Damman named to soft-carrier board

Experienced European OP executive Peter Damman is to join the board of business supplies wholesaler soft-carrier.Damman has been appointed as…

Maggio to head TriMega

Mike Maggio is to be the new President of US dealer group TriMega.TriMega has been looking for a new President…

Radke leaving Herlitz

German stationery vendor Herlitz has confirmed that board member Thomas Radke will leave the firm at the end of the…

Office Depot appoints Hare to CFO role

New Office Depot CEO Roland Smith has turned to former Wendy's colleague Steve Hare for the CFO job at the…

No pain, no gain for Staples

It was another tough quarter for Staples, but it continues to make progress with its strategic transformation.Staples' full third-quarter results…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…