Office Depot gets Garvey’s

Leading Chicago area reseller Garvey’s Office Products is the latest office supplies dealer to be swayed by the current big-box…

Staples says its Essendant offer is superior

Staples has again written to the board of Essendant to state that its proposal of $11.50 per share for the…

CNG expands into Southwestern US

US sales and distribution firm Central National Gottesman (CNG) has announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has acquired paper distributor…

Wulff expands print portfolio

Nordics office products reseller Wulff has acquired printing solutions business Mavecom Palvelut. Established in 2012, Mavecom Pavelut operates the Canon…

Last chance to enter 2018 BOSS Awards

UK business supplies association BOSS is calling for final entries for its annual awards. The BOSS Awards recognise excellence in…

Depot expands business services platform

Office Depot has announced the extension of its Workonomy segment. The reseller says Workonomy, which was launched in May this…

Expansion for The Mailing Room

UK postal services company The Mailing Room (TMR) has bought another independent franking machine supplier. The acquisition of Essex-based Franking…

Sappi sales increase despite price headwinds

South Africa-based paper group Sappi has reported sales growth in Q3 2018 while facing continued pulp cost increases. Sales increased…

US performance hits Avery Q2 sales

Office products vendor Avery reported both sales and profit decline in Q2 2018, mainly due to a fall in the…

Visual Edge continues on expansion path

US-based office and IT solutions business Visual Edge has continued its acquisition buying spree, adding three more companies to its…

ARC sales increase | ALSO partners with Treolan | Office Depot announces new appointment

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported that Q2 2018 sales grew 2% to $104.2 million, while EBITDA…

Packaging drives Veritiv growth

North American B2B distributor Veritiv has reported solid growth in Q2 2018, boosted by continued improvement in its Packaging division.…

Essendant shareholders to vote in October

A special meeting of Essendant’s shareholders will take place on 5 October 2018 to vote on the issuance of new…

Jalema expands workforce

Netherlands-based OP manufacturer Jalema has added two new members to its team. Joris Verwij has joined the company as Key…

Improving Q2 trends at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has reported a better underlying sales performance at both its retail and delivery businesses in the second…

Advantia builds management team

UK dealer group Advantia has added three new members to its head office team. Steve Carter has been appointed as…

Challenging quarter for Newell Writing division

Newell Brands has reported another consecutive quarter of sales declines in its Writing division. Q2 2018 sales for the Learn…

New acquisition for Bluefish

UK-based independent dealer Bluefish has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of fellow Northampton-based Halcyon Office Solutions. Halcyon specialises in…

Quantore collaborates with PBS Network

Netherlands-based multichannel office supplies company Quantore has signed an agreement with German e-commerce and data specialist firm PBS Network. The…

Askul back on track

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has reported record sales for its financial year that ended on 20 May 2018 as…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…