International Paper sales growth | ECi appoints new CFO | Staples announces scholarship campaign

Canadian office supply reseller Staples Canada found that 60% of Canadian parents, teachers and students enjoy the back to school (BTS) season.…

Amazon Prime Day spending hits $4.2 billion | Turbon merges sales departments | Lexmark...

A lawsuit between 3D technology firms Desktop Metal and Markforged could have major implications for the industry. The two companies are battling over…

New products boost Herman Miller sales

US office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported record Q4 2018 sales, helped in part by an active year for product…

Event Review: Pretty in pink

 From 22-24 May, the Clerkenwell area in the UK capital was awash with CDW's distinct pink colour scheme as it…

Category Update: Time to collaborate & listen

The role the workplace plays in the emergence of health and well-being trends continues to grow unabated, and office furniture…

Steelcase expands education portfolio

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has acquired Smith System Manufacturing Company.Smith System is a Texas-based manufacturer of furniture for the preK-12…

Herman Miller makes further moves in Europe

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has taken a stake in a second European business in as many days.The company has…

Steelcase teams up with West Elm

Office furniture vendor Steelcase is to team up with furniture lifestyle brand West Elm to create new workplace solutions.While details…

Herman Miller expands well-being portfolio

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller is leading a group of investors to acquire Maars Living Walls.Herman Miller will acquire 48% equity of…

Safco owner appoints new CEO

Safco owner Liberty Diversified International (LDI) has named its new CEO. Matt Homan takes the helm of the office furniture maker. He…

ESI brand gets a makeover

Workplace wellness solutions company ESI has undergone a corporate rebrand.ESI, a manufacturer of ergonomic and health-related products, was acquired by OP…

Dams invests in UK manufacturing

UK-based office furniture maker Dams is building a new multimillion-pound manufacturing facility. Situated at its headquarters in Knowsley, Merseyside, the…

Sofidel invests in US plant | Office Depot appoints accounting head | HP unveils...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Italian tissue paper…

Herman Miller to invest in dealer network

Office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller is looking to improve its relationship with dealers.Speaking on the Q3 earnings call, outgoing CEO…

Higher costs weigh down Steelcase profits

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase ended its fiscal year with a muted fourth quarter, despite some regional improvement.For the three months…

Iceberg completes refinancing

US-based office furniture and viscom manufacturer Iceberg Enterprises has successfully finished its refinancing process.The deal was undertaken by Chicago-based consulting…

Survey reveals office wood benefits

Researchers at the University of Canberra in Australia have explored the effect of wood in the workplace.As reported by the Australian…

EDmarket adds new Knowledge Partners

The US Education Market Association (EDmarket) has partnered with two Florida-based organisations to assist with its up-coming trade show.The Florida…

Filling the mid-market furniture void

OPI speaks to Charles Forman and Don Lipscomb on the Independent Stationers/Connexions tie-up that has created a new buying group…

Vendor Special: The good, the great and the exceptional

Customer expectations are sky-high these days. Consumers, in a B2C as well as B2B environment, want to have choice, in…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…