M&A deal for Egan Reid

UK independent dealer Egan Reid has made its fourth external growth investment in the past seven years. The latest deal…

Amazon drone deliveries imminent | Xerox and HP strengthen ties | Xerox acquisitions |...

This week’s round-up of office products and business supplies news from around the globe. Amazon ready for drone deliveries Amazon…

Reprieve for ADVEO Italy

A binding offer for the acquisition of ADVEO’s Italian subsidiary has been received, the wholesaler has announced. Last month, the…

Administrators confirm end of Office Outlet

The winding down of the Office Outlet office supplies retail business has been confirmed by its joint administrators from Deloitte.…

Insights-X gears up for 2019

Germany-based stationery trade fair Insights-X has revealed that more than 260 exhibitors from almost 40 countries have so far signed up…

Amazon denies seller cull | New owners at Swedish office furniture maker | IP...

This week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Amazon denies seller purge Amazon…

FILA postpones Dixon SAP implementation

Italy-based stationery, school and fine art products manufacturer FILA has said it is rescheduling the implementation of the SAP ERP…

C-Line updates look for 70th anniversary

US storage and organisation products vendor C-Line has developed a new corporate tagline and logo as it celebrates 70 years…

Bolt-on acquisition for Avery

Avery has made a small acquisition in Canada, its parent company CCL Industries has announced. The latest addition to the…

New CEOs for WH Smith and Lexmark | Biella acquisition closes | Steady Q3...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Leadership change…

Plus Europe appoints Managing Director

Japanese stationery manufacturer Plus Corporation has named Mikiko Horioka as the new Managing Director of its European subsidiary. She takes…

Amazon expands delivery focus | Depot loses BBB accreditation | Moleskine sales fall

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Amazon paying…

Good quarter for Bong

European envelopes and small packaging manufacturer Bong has reported organic growth and a rise in profits for the first quarter…

Antalis shareholding restructuring still in progress

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis has provided an update following the news that parent company Sequana has gone…

Sales and earnings up for Avery

Avery reported a Q1 sales increase of 7.7%, parent company CCL Industries has revealed in its first quarter earnings. Avery’s…

ADVEO begins liquidation process in Italy

Following the failure to find a buyer for its operations in Italy, ADVEO is taking steps to liquidate its Italian…

Kokuyo spends $90 million for indirect stake in Pentel

Japanese stationery and office products manufacturing and reseller group Kokuyo has bought out an investment fund that holds a stake…

Germany weighs on OptiGroup results

Søren Gaardboe, CEO of European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus), has said that difficulties experienced in the German market…

Price rises boost Navigator’s Q1 paper sales

Portugal-based paper manufacturer The Navigator Company has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in Q1 paper sales as higher prices more…

Public sector progress for Amazon UK | Are you ready for WaaS? | COLOP...

A round-up of this week’s office supplies, business products and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. YPO readies…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…