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…

Schaefer Shop picks de Goei as Benelux chief

Former Jalema and Office Depot executive Wim de Goei has been appointed Managing Director Benelux at European reseller Schaefer Shop.De…

Boise exec Chung-Li Lee to retire following PCA acquisition

Boise's Director of International Supply Chain Chung-Li Lee has announced his retirement.Lee's position at Boise has been eliminated following the…

Press release: Staples hires CIO

Staples has appointed Tom Conophy as EVP/CIO, overseeing all aspects of the company's global IT organisation.Read the full press release…

Nectere creates Marketing and Data Director role

Dealer services provider nectere has appointed Dawn Kirby to the newly created position of Marketing and Data Director.Kirby has been…

Expanded Far East role for Spicers’ Jenson

Spicers has named Kim Kaare Jenson as General Manager for its Asia-Pacific operations.Jenson was previously General Manager for the wholesaler's…

Highlands expands cleaning and breakroom resources

US manufacturer rep group The Highlands Group has made two regional business development appointments at its cleaning and breakroom team.Kevin…

UOE set to host post office

UK independent dealer UOE has been selected as the new location for the East Finchley post office in north London.The…

Ex-Delhaize America CEO to lead Office Depot

Roland Smith, the former CEO of supermarket group Delhaize America, has been appointed as Chairman and CEO of Office Depot.Smith's…

Wulff introduces staff furloughs

About 20% of staff at Nordic reseller Wulff will be affected by temporary layoffs, the company has revealed.Following a series…

Spicers’ Haynes named to Shoplet role

UK wholesaler Spicers has named Peter Haynes to the role of Account Manager for Shoplet's UK operations.Haynes has been with…

Sharpe joins Office Brands

Australian dealer group Office Brands has named Norm Sharpe as Business Development Consultant.Sharpe will act as a mentor to Office…

Press release: Block and Company names new CFO

Global OP and cash handling equipment firm Block and Company has named John Cruickshank as VP of Finance and CFO. Read…

Langdown on XPD’s new Pi initiative

Initiatives to help independent dealers in the UK reduce cost to serve seem to be coming thick and fast. The…

Grainger adds 100 sales reps

MRO reseller Grainger hired 100 new sales reps in the third quarter as it invests in sales growth.Grainger revealed the…

Jim Keane to be next Steelcase CEO

Steelcase has announced that Jim Keane will succeed Jim Hackett as the office furniture manufacturer's CEO.Keane will take over from…

Langlois expands Papyrus role

Olivier Langlois has been named Managing Director of France and Benelux at European paper merchant Papyrus.Langlois has been running Papyrus'…

Wilkahn picks Englisch to head product development

German Office furniture manufacturer Wilkahn has promoted Michael Englisch to the role of Head of New Product Development.Formerly Head of…

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Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…