Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

International attraction at Big Buyer

Italy’s largest office supplies and stationery show Big Buyer has reported an increase in international visitors to the annual event.…

Manutan furthers digital strategy

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has promoted Henri Adreit to the position of Chief Digital Officer.   In…

Entries open for LaunchPad 2019

The Stationery Show London has opened entries for its annual LaunchPad competition. LaunchPad aims to find and support stationery suppliers…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

Dave Fortune passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that Dave Fortune passed away last week. Dave died peacefully with family members by…

Staples Canada rebrands

Staples Canada has unveiled a new brand identity which now features the tagline ‘Working and Learning Company’. The change is…

Winners of Paper Show awards announced

Belgian office supplies trade association Bosta has revealed the winners of its 2019 awards. The recipients will be presented with…

EOPA 2019 shortlist announced

A panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2019 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) during the…

3M to match City of Hope donations

3M has announced that it will match every contribution made to City of Hope (COH) throughout December. The pledge means…

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…

Lawson to retire from BOSS

Philip Lawson will retire as CEO of UK trade association BOSS Federation in 2019. Lawson joined BOSS in June 2016…

Rapesco reports strong sales

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has delivered double-digit sales growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 May 2018,…

Papedis expands product offering

Swiss office products wholesaler Papedis has expanded its assortment with the acquisition of local distributor Roost. The addition of Roost…

Burgess joins uni-ball

Industry veteran John Burgess has been appointed Sales Director for Mitsubishi Pencil’s new uni-ball Division for North America following 12…

Visitor numbers grow for Paperworld China

Paperworld China has reported a double-digit increase in visitor numbers for its recent show. The event which took place on…

Entries open for Stationers’ Innovation Awards

The Stationers’ Company has launched its 2019 Innovation Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate the role that communications and content industries…

VOW announces awards shortlist

UK wholesaler VOW has revealed the finalists for its 2018 Venture Awards. The winners will be announced after the annual…

Dealer consolidation in California

US-based workplace solutions provider Give Something Back (GSB) has merged with Blaisdell’s Business Products. While the companies stated that there…

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…

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…

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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…