News snippets 14 November 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. , a portfolio company of Clarion Capital Partners, announced today…

ALSO Netherlands appoints sales director

The distributor said the addition of Nuij brings years of experience in IT distribution which will strengthen the existing sales…

News snippets 07 November 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. About 80 employees who are set to lose their jobs…

Profitability falls for ZAGG

In part, the company blamed a $9.6 million inventory write-down for products – including iPad keyboards, iPhone 4 and 5…

Dealers sign up for MPS with VOW

The wholesaler said it had “worked hard” to launch a programme that gives dealers an easy way to move into…

News Analysis: HP to split in two

HP made a transformational announcement at the beginning of October when it revealed that it would be splitting the company…

Sponsored Interview with HP

HP caused some ripples in the US supplies reseller channel last year when it moved from an open to an…

Imaging Supplies Category Analysis: Prints of thieves

It's common knowledge that the imaging supplies industry is facing tough times, or at least that’s what we’ve been told…

Printing and solution sales increase for Brother

The division posted a 7.5% increase in sales to ¥2.2 billion ($19.4 million) with hardware sales in Europe and Asia…

EOS declines hit ADVEO’s sales

Sales at the European wholesaler and distributor were €724.7 million ($911 million) for the nine months to 30 September, 8.8%…

Northern and Central Europe boost ALSO sales

The distributor said it was tracking in line with rising demand for ICT products across its European markets with sales…

HP launches blended reality ecosystem

HP’s blended reality vision is underpinned by two key advancements. The first is the HP Multi Jet Fusion technology designed…

Canon reports strong colour demand

The manufacturer said that demand for MFDs and laser printers maintained steady growth during the quarter while the inkjet printer…

Booming mobile business for Logitech

Under its Growth category umbrella – consisting of PC gaming products, mobile speakers and tablet accessories – products are delivering…

Apogee buys PDS

After completing the acquisition of Xact and Copydoc earlier this year, the buyout of Redditch-based PDS extends Apogee’s geographical coverage…

RemaxAsia showcases digital and 3D printing

Run jointly by the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Zhuhai (CCPIT Zhuhai) and Recycling Times Media (RT…

MPS pushes Lexmark growth

Combined MPS sales ($205 million) with a 46% growth in Perceptive Software sales (including ReadSoft) gave Lexmark divisional revenue of…

MPS represents SMB revenue opportunity

According to the Channels to MPS in Europe, 2014 report, MPS represents a great opportunity for resellers, particularly experienced copier…

Internet-connected devices to drive smart revolution

The Internet of Things (IoT) will drive the massive growth of devices including smartphones, PCs, tablets, smart TVs, wearable devices…

Alpha announces new sales director

Kuhlen starts on 1 November, taking to Alpha a great deal of printing industry knowledge and experience after working in…

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ADVEO briefs key suppliers

About 50 suppliers to France-based wholesaler and reseller network operator ADVEO were invited to an update briefing at the ADVEO…