United launches breakroom initiative

Its Perks Program provides resellers with access to free brewers, brewer installation and service, training on selling coffee and other…

Superstat targets packaging products

The total number of parcels and packages fuelled by online purchases is expected to rise to 2.2 billion by 2017…

Strong quarter for Newell’s Writing division

The division's Q1 sales were $361.3 million, 6.1% higher than last year, but an 8% increase in local currencies.Newell said…

Takkt reports Q1 growth

Organic sales grew 4.9% to reach €239 million ($402 million) while EBITDA rose 1.4% to €37.4 million.Takkt Europe slightly outperformed…

Strong Q1 for SCA

The company recorded a sales rise of 9% year on year excluding divestments to SKr24.2 billion ($3.7 billion) and operating…

Slingsby cuts 20% of workers

The company revealed the job cuts after announcing a pre-tax loss for 2013 of £249,000 ($419,000) on sales of £14…

Miceli joins Marley

Miceli will oversee the company’s expansion into “public environment channels” such as grocery stores; mass merchandise retailers and military bases…

Emerald Brand shows strong demand

The US-based firm revealed that sales of its sustainable solutions products jumped 24% year on year.The company attributed the demand…

Kimberly-Clark announces mixed bag in Q1

Sales at KCP increased 1% to $0.8 billion but operating profit for Q1 fell 5% to $136 million.The company said…

Bunzl announces further acquisitions; Q1 results

The company said Q1 revenue rose 5% year on year at constant exchange rates although overall revenue was flat at…

IS launches facilities and breakroom service

The group has partnered with R3 Distribution to launch a programme called Clean Sweep Distribution which give IS members "access…

Keurig and Starbucks amend K-Cup deal

The two companies have agreed that altering the deal would help expand the Starbucks range of K-Cup offerings while also…

Ingram Micro changes EU operating model

The move, which was announced today, will see the company standardise its organisational set-up and go-to-market models across all countries…

XPD announces FM workshops

The workshops will be held at Spicers venues in Greenwich on 1 April and Heywoodon 3 April, with eight suppliers committed to…

What do Tim Tebow, GSA and FSSI have in common?

Nothing really, but it made you read this!Regarding Tebow [a much-maligned American football quarterback – Ed ], my wish is…

ISSA launches gaming app

Called Angry Janitors, the game provides facts and tips on cleaning in between 30 gaming levels where the player has…

Marley Coffee targets Europe for office push

The company enjoyed a successful 2013, establishing itself in high-end retailers such as Selfridges and Planet Organic and larger European…

Bunzl continues to acquire

Bunzl has completed three international acquisitions of personal protection equipment suppliers in the US, Germany and Brazil.California-based SAS Safety Corp…

IS expands federal jan/san programme

US dealer group Independent Stationers (IS) has added restroom products to its federal government sales programme.IS is now authorised to…

Totalpost wins major security screening contract

Mailroom consumables provider Totalpost has been awarded an exclusive contract to supply X-ray security screening machines to the UK government.In…

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Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…