OptiGroup appoints CEO

European B2B distribution company OptiGroup (formerly Papyrus) has promoted Sören Gaardboe to the role of CEO. Gaardboe most recently held…

Coffee gives JM Smucker strong Q3

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker has reported steady growth in its Coffee segment during Q3 2019. Coffee sales…

Imperial Dade makes another acquisition

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired the New Jersey branch of Joshen Paper & Packaging.  …

Solid year for Bunzl

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has reported strong organic growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 December 2018,…

Office beverages drive Cott sales

Canada-based beverages solutions provider Cott has reported both Q4 and FY2018 sales and profit growth. Reporting in US dollars, Q4…

ISSA launches CMI learning platform

Global cleaning association ISSA has announced a new online learning platform under the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) portfolio. The platform…

AFFLINK appoints sales managers

North American supply chain services company AFFLINK has added two new regional sales managers in the US. Joining the B2B…

Exertis reports operating growth | Cott divests soft drinks concentrate production business | Profit...

Asia Pulp and Paper founder Eka Tjipta Widjaja has passed away at his home at the age of 98. He…

New business drives Compass sales

UK-based facilities services and catering provider Compass Group has reported organic sales growth of 6.9% for Q1 2019. In the…

Professional Products boost Clorox sales

US-based manufacturer Clorox has reported solid growth for its Cleaning division in Q2 2019. During the quarter, which ended 31…

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…

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…

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Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…