Saturday, 18 January, 2020

AOPD adds office coffee partner | Mondi CEO to leave | Wisconsin dealer to...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. AOPD adds coffee services provider US national accounts network…

Date for Aussie show announced

Australian dealer group Office Choice and wholesaler GNS have confirmed the date and venue for their second OPIx event. OPIx…

Winc breathes new life into Corporate Express brand

Australian reseller Winc has announced a refresh of the Corporate Express brand as part of its private label strategy. The…

Acquisition for Exacompta Clairefontaine

European stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine made a bolt-on acquisition to its digital services operations at the end of 2019. Effective…

Positive year for Ryman

UK office supplies and stationery retailer Ryman has reported revenue and earnings increases for the 12 months ending 30 March…

HP awarded $439m | Amazon stores in Germany? | COPA launches young professionals network...

This week’s round-up of business supplies news from around the web. Judge awards HP $439 million HP Inc has been…

Mutschler named Chairman as FireKing acquired

Office products industry veteran Jay Mutschler has been named Non-executive Chairman of FireKing International following the company’s acquisition by Champlain…

Novexco acquires SPR Canada

Canadian multichannel operator Novexco has acquired the local operations of S.P. Richards (SPR) from the wholesaler’s parent company Genuine Parts.…

Complete acquires again

Complete Business Solutions, the UK’s largest independent dealer, has made another significant acquisition. The latest addition to the Complete fold…

NY dealer rebrands

New York state independent dealer FM Office Express – which also owns Stevens Office Interiors – has consolidated its businesses…

Better Capital gives SPOT update

UK private equity firm Better Capital published its interim results at the end of December, providing an update on the…

Kokuyo fails to get Pentel majority

Japanese stationery and office furniture group Kokuyo has failed to acquire a majority shareholding in writing instruments manufacturer Pentel. Last…

Moore joins Victor Stationery

Robert Moore, the former Group Purchasing Director at Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT), has been named as CEO of manufacturer Victor Stationery. Moore…

Staples opens more co-working spaces | US buying group launched | Michaels names new...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Staples expands co-working network Staples’ US retail operations have…

Antalis provides shareholding update

Paper and packaging distributor Antalis has confirmed it is still attempting to set up a new shareholding structure. In a…

Relevance takes bold leadership

Ray Stasieczko offers a print expert’s view on the business supplies industry and wonders if OP dealers are bold enough…

Amazon highlights last-mile delivery | Friends joins AOPD | Marco promotes execs and acquires...

This week’s round-up of business supplies stories from around the globe. Amazon promotes last-mile delivery network Amazon has said that…

Big Buyer reports increased international participation

The organiser of Italian stationery and office products trade show Big Buyer has pointed to the growing internationalisation of the…

New MD for Staedtler France

Writing instruments vendor Staedtler has appointed Nadège Helary as the new Managing Director of its French division. Helary is a…

Neenah announces reorganisation

Specialist paper manufacturer Neenah has revealed a new COO and an organisational realignment. Julie Schertell has been named COO, effective 1 January…

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Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…