Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Profits up at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has seen a good uptick in adjusted profits in its Q4 and 2019 results despite continued pressures…

DTC drives Avery performance

Continued double-digit growth in its direct-to-consumer (DTC) business boosted Avery’s sales and earnings in 2019. FY2019 revenue at the label…

Quantore appoints Operations Director

Leading Dutch office products group Quantore has hired an experienced supply chain professional as its new Operations Director. Joining the…

GPC reports declines at SPR

Fourth quarter sales at business products wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) fell by more than 6%, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC)…

Double-digit growth for Officeworks

Leading Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks achieved another impressive increase in revenue in the first half of its financial year.…

Online shift accelerating, says NPD

The latest office supplies report by point-of-sale data specialist The NPD Group shows that digital trends drove the US industry’s…

CNG acquires paper merchant

Distribution group Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired a US regional paper merchant via its Lindenmeyr Munroe subsidiary. Lindenmeyr Munroe…

Fellowes makes senior EU operations appointment

Fellowes Brands has appointed experienced finance professional James Hargreaves as its European Operations Director. Hargreaves started in his new job…

Mondi appoints CEO

Paper manufacturer Mondi’s long-serving CFO Andrew King has been named as its permanent CEO. King has been handling CEO duties…

Positive year for Wulff

Sales and earnings at Scandinavian office supplies reseller Wulff both moved in the right direction in 2019. The group reported…

Analysis: Inside ACCO’s FY results

The double-digit jump in ACCO’s share price on Wednesday came as the company’s Q4 results beat Wall Street sales and…

Newell announces productivity plan

Newell Brands CEO Ravi Saligram has revealed a new corporate-wide programme to reduce complexities and improve performance. Called Project FUEL…

Paper business resilient, says Navigator

European paper manufacturer Navigator has said it made share gains in Europe in 2019 in what were challenging market conditions.…

Bong calls out deteriorating office supply market

The CEO of European envelope manufacturer Bong has highlighted the “great financial pressure” in the office supply channel in his…

North America drives ACCO’s 2019 performance

ACCO Brands has reported a broadly positive set of full-year 2019 financial results. The office products manufacturer achieved record sales…

Cello weighs on BIC results

A sales decline and a significant write-down at BIC’s Cello operations in India hits the stationery manufacturer’s Q4 and full-year…

Paper market more settled, says Domtar CEO

Domtar CEO John Williams has said supply and demand dynamics in the North American cut paper sector have shown signs…

Pilot wins US consumer award

Pilot Pen’s FriXion Fineliner erasable marker pen has been named as the 2020 Product of the Year in an awards…

Supplier consolidation in the US

North American business products manufacturer Victor Technology has acquired another well-known industry vendor. Victor has confirmed the acquisition of the…

Private equity buys Europel

European office products distributor Europel has been acquired by a Dutch private equity group, it has been revealed. According to…

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HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…