Solid performance for Honeywell safety division

Continued growth for warehouse automation company Intelligrated helped to propel Honeywell’s Safety and Productivity Solutions (SPS) sales in Q4 2018.…

Depot warns of office illness risks

New research from Office Depot has found that poor hygiene practices are leaving UK offices at risk of staff shortages…

Amazon reports growth | Apple sales fall | The Navigator Company ups prices

Amazon has announced a solid quarter of growth in Q3 2018, as sales were up 20% to $72.4 billion and…

OP sales growth for 3M

3M has reported a sales increase in its stationery and office supplies category for Q4 and FY2018. Q4 sales for…

Grainger completes restructuring in Canada

US-based MRO supplier Grainger has completed the turnaround of its business in Canada, resulting in a profitable Q4 2018 for…

KCP makes developing markets a priority

Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has outlined plans for expansion into new regions over the course of 2019.  The company said that…

Staples pursues office happiness

Research undertaken by Staples Solutions has found that a large percentage of UK office workers do not feel valued or…

Onsite locations drive Fastenal growth

MRO and industrial supplier Fastenal has reported a solid end to FY2018. In Q4, sales were up 13.2% to $1.23…

Georgia-Pacific to exit office paper category

US-based paper and hygiene products manufacturer Georgia-Pacific (GP) has confirmed it will permanently shut down its last remaining communication paper…

CompuCom launches Apple service | Wulff expands in Sweden | Managed by Q completes...

Office Depot subsidiary and managed digital workplace provider CompuCom has launched a Device as a Service for Apple, providing customers…

Avrum Morrow passes away

OPI is very saddened to report the passing of Avrum (Avi) Morrow, philanthropist and founder of Avmor, at the age…

Takkt to reposition Hubert Group

Germany-based office equipment supplier Takkt is to reposition its US subsidiary Hubert Group following a decline in sales. Hubert, which…

ISG announces new director

US dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has created the position of Director, Facility Supply Channel. Taking up this role,…

Double-digit growth for Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has posted a double-digit sales increase for H1 2019, completing its recovery from a major…

Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

ISG announces 2019 meeting

The annual meeting for US dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), formerly known as Independent Stationers, has been scheduled for…

Pinnacle expands membership

US dealer group Pinnacle has announced that independent office products and furniture dealer Keeney’s Office Supply and Interiors has joined…

Interview: Lyreco CEO Hervé Milcent aiming for PPE leadership position

Lyreco has signalled its intent to become a force in the European personal protective equipment (PPE) market following the acquisition…

Strong growth for Cintas

Corporate apparel provider Cintas has reported impressive results for Q2 2019. For the three months ended 30 November 2018 sales…

Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…