Friday, 13 December, 2019

Sales and earnings up at Manutan

European workplace supplies reseller Manutan has released an overview of its full-year results, with improvements to both the top and…

SPR to sell regional distributor

US wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) has agreed to sell its Garland C Norris (GCN) unit to Southeastern Paper Group (SEPG).…

Integra diversification paying off

UK dealer group Integra Business Solutions has reported some impressive growth figures in adjacent product and services categories. This year,…

EVO makes acquisition

Leading UK multichannel office products operator EVO Group of Companies has announced the acquisition of Premier Vanguard, the country’s largest…

Paperworld underlines sustainability initiatives | Exertis appoints UK Head of Marketing | Key European...

This week’s round-up of business supplies and stationery news from around the web. Paperworld highlights sustainability relevance Paperworld 2020 will…

De-icer wins ISSA Innovation award

A chloride-free de-icer from Secure Winter Products took home the coveted ISSA Innovation Award at last week’s annual ISSA North…

Two acquisitions for Cott

Water and beverages supplier Cott has made an acquisition on each side of the Atlantic. On Monday 18 November, Cott’s…

CFO to leave Depot | sales-i develops rep group solution | ALSO agrees €300m...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Depot searching for new CFO Office Depot Inc is…

Amazon to launch smart shelf for supplies reordering

The Amazon Dash button may be a thing of the past, but the e-commerce giant is keeping the brand alive…

Takkt to reorganise

Business supplies and MRO reseller Takkt has announced a significant group transformation plan that will see it reorganise around two…

PPE boom boosts safety show

Workplace safety show A+A posted record results in 2019 thanks, in part, to continued growth in the personal protective equipment…

GOJO names CEO

Purell brand owner GOJO has appointed Carey Jaros as CEO from 1 January 2020. Jaros joined GOJO in 2016 as…

Steep declines at Veritiv

North American distribution company Veritiv has reported double-digit declines in both sales and earnings in the third quarter. Veritiv achieved…

Antalis reports deteriorating market conditions

Distribution group Antalis has said that volumes in the European paper market declined by 8% in the first nine months…

The Safety Zone names new sales leader

Duane Carey has been appointed as VP - Sales and Strategic Markets at The Safety Zone, the manufacturer and supplier…

Zoro to add ten million items

MRO giant Grainger has said its Zoro e-commerce business will grow SKU numbers by ten million over the next 3-5…

Good growth for Essity’s B2B business

Good growth for Essity’s B2B business Professional Hygiene sales at global jan/san supplies provider Essity – owner of the Tork…

Big sustainability news from HP | Amazon shrugs off unsafe product claims | Jan/san...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the web. HP makes significant sustainability announcements At its Innovation Summit…

Takkt to cut costs after weak Q3

European and North American business supplies reseller Takkt has said it will carry out “structural cost adjustments” in the fourth…

Stationery and Office sales fall at 3M

Q3 reported sales at 3M’s Stationery and Office business group declined by around 1.6% year on year. The unit achieved…

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Xerox CEO pitching deal to HP shareholders

Xerox CEO John Visentin has begun meeting with some HP shareholders this week as he tries to convince them to…