eBay sues Amazon

Online marketplace eBay has filed a lawsuit accusing e-commerce giant Amazon of poaching high-value sellers from its platform. In a…

Independent Stationers to rebrand

US dealer group Independent Stationers has announced a major rebranding of its corporate identity, including a new name, logo and…

K. Coaching releases book on leadership

Krista Moore, CEO of US-based sales OP consultancy and training firm K.Coaching, has published her first book. Race to Amazing:…

New identity for Lyreco

France-based office products reseller Lyreco has unveiled its new company identity and positioning. In terms of branding, the name and…

Improved profitability at EVO

UK and Ireland office products group EVO – which includes wholesaler VOW and reseller Banner – has revealed EBITDA growth…

Neil Ringel leaves Staples

Staples Advantage has confirmed that Neil Ringel has left the company. Ringel joined Staples in 1995, playing a key role…

Maul and Schneider expand in France

Germany-based OP manufacturers Maul and Schneider are working together to create a joint subsidiary in France. The subsidiary will open…

Costco pays fine | SYNNEX completes Convergys acquisition | WeWork to ‘revive retail’

Warehouse Club operator Costco has agreed to pay a $3.85 million civil penalty for knowingly failing to report that its…

Officeworks names new MD

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks has announced its replacement for Mark Ward. On 1 January 2019, Sarah Hunter will take…

Anti-dumping relief for Navigator

The impact of US-imposed anti-dumping duties on Portugal-based paper manufacturer Navigator is set to be less dramatic than predicted. While…

Stationery performance helps WH Smith sales

UK retailer WH Smith reported that its stationery category defied the UK high street slump with an improved sales performance.…

Price increases offset pressures at Mondi

Despite upward pressure on the cost base, Mondi has reported that its uncoated fine paper (UFP) division performed well. In…

Business owners favour Amazon

According to new research, almost two thirds (62%) of business owners are more inclined to buy products for their company…

Global support for Insights-X

Germany-based stationery trade fair Insights-X has reported a successful show despite being one day shorter than previous years. The show…

Office Club announces 2019 conference

UK dealer group Office Club has confirmed the date and venue of its 2019 annual conference. Next year’s event will…

Complete Business Solutions upgrades deliveries

UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions has implemented a cloud-based management and mobile working system to carry out…

Stationers’ Company reveals 2019 Warrants

London-based Stationers’ Company has revealed the winners of its 2019 Warrants. The programme is now in its fourth year and…

Quarterly loss at Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has reported an operating loss in Q1 2019 after a steep rise in warehousing and…

Iron Mountain expands presence in China

Document storage and management firm Iron Mountain has acquired the Chinese branch of US-based document solutions firm GRM. GRM China…

Lyreco UK exceeds sales expectations

Office products reseller Lyreco UK has reported a 7.1% rise in sales for 2017, despite a tough economic backdrop. Sales…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…