Thursday, 23 January, 2020

Mixed quarter for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan reported relatively flat like-for-like sales for the first quarter of its 2020 financial…

Double acquisition for Delta Plus

European personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier Delta Plus has made two acquisitions and set up a new specialist division in…

Cott makes big water move

Home and office beverages supplier Cott has made a significant announcement as part of its strategy to focus on its…

Online leader to leave Grainger

David Rawlinson, President of the online business at Grainger, is to leave the MRO supplier at the end of this…

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…

Acquisitions for Bunzl and Imperial Dade

Jan/san and facilities supplies distribution companies Bunzl and Imperial Dade have each announced an acquisition in the US. International group…

Cott to quit coffee?

International consumer and professional beverages distributor Cott is evaluating strategic alternatives for its coffee, tea and extract business segment as…

Acme makes Canada acquisition

Acme United has acquired the assets of First Aid Central, a Canadian first aid and safety supplier. First Aid Central…

Leadership change at Diversey

Mark Burgess, CEO of cleaning and hygiene solutions giant Diversey, has resigned after just over a year in the job.…

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…

Imperial Dade acquires in Texas

Acquisitive US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has bought Texas-based reseller Wagner Supply. Wagner was founded in Odessa…

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…

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…

Record sales for Cintas

US workplace apparel, facility supplies, first aid and safety reseller Cintas has reported strong sales for Q2 2020. Sales for…

Success for 2019 ISSA Show North America 2019

  ISSA Show North America 2019 has been hailed as a success as this year’s event attracted 16% more registered…

Bunzl expands in Australia

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has bought Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA), a safety and emergency response supplies business…

Veritiv makes senior management changes

North American distribution company Veritiv has announced the creation of a COO role and the departure of its SVP of…

EOPA 2020 shortlist revealed

Earlier this week, a group of senior executives from all channels in the business supplies industry came together in Amsterdam,…

Big Read

OPI launches industry recruitment site

We are pleased to announce the launch of OPI Jobs, a dedicated area on the OPI website that will enable…