Visual Edge continues on expansion path

US-based office and IT solutions business Visual Edge has continued its acquisition buying spree, adding three more companies to its…

Inkjet market to surpass $100 billion

The global inkjet printing market will grow at a rate of 9.4% year-on-year to a value of $109 billion in…

ARC sales increase | ALSO partners with Treolan | Office Depot announces new appointment

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported that Q2 2018 sales grew 2% to $104.2 million, while EBITDA…

Plantronics reports better than expected sales

Personal audio communications manufacturer Plantronics has said Q1 2019 sales have exceeded expectations. The company saw sales increase 8.5% to…

Litigation victory for Canon

Canon has announced the resolution in a long-term patent dispute against Technological Properties (TPL) and MCM Portfolio. TPL and MCM…

Global 3D printing spending to exceed $20 billion

Market research company IDC has predicted that 3D printing will reach $23 billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 18.4%.…

New acquisition for Bluefish

UK-based independent dealer Bluefish has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of fellow Northampton-based Halcyon Office Solutions. Halcyon specialises in…

Vistaprint growth accelerates

Global online printing firm Vistaprint reported increases in Q4 sales and profit as restructuring and decentralisation initiatives take effect. Fourth…

Dixons Carphone concludes investigation | Fujifilm continues attempts to acquire Xerox | JGBM sales...

UK stationery vendor ExaClair will launch its first TV advertising campaign on 17 August, to run over a six-week period.…

Exertis announce new Head of Kondor

European technology distributor Exertis has announced the appointment of Gary Fowle to lead the next phase of Kondor’s integration. Fowle…

HP Inc buys Apogee 

HP Inc has acquired UK-based managed print services company Apogee. Apogee is a profitable office equipment dealer with a proven…

Kyocera Q1 boosted by growing demand

Kyocera has reported double-digit growth for sales and pre-tax profit in Q1 2019. Sales grew 12.3% to ¥387.4 billion (¥3.4 billion)…

Logitech sales growth continues

IT and EOS vendor Logitech has reported a strong first quarter, driven by Gaming and Video Collaboration. Sales for Q1…

ALSO appoints head of e-commerce

European technology distributor ALSO Group has appointed Philipp Koch as SVP E-Commerce. He will be responsible for the company’s e-commerce…

Shaky Q1 for Ricoh

Japanese imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh has reported a patchy Q1. For the quarter ended 30 June 2018, sales in…

Canon Q2 sales exceed ¥1 trillion

For the first time since 2008, Canon has seen Q2 sales exceed ¥1 trillion ($8.9 billion). Sales in Q2 2018…

Xerox sales continue to fall in Q2

Print and document management firm Xerox continued to see a slump in sales and profits in Q2 2018. For the…

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.…

ALSO H1 sales increase

European technology distributor ALSO reported H1 2018 sales growth of 1.2%. H1 sales increased to €4.18 billion ($4.8 billion) from…

ALSO expands in Eastern Europe

European IT and consumable distributor ALSO has acquired Slovenia-based company DISS, a leading distributor of software and IT equipment.As part…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…