The Stationers’ Company launches new apprenticeship initiative

The Stationers' Company is launching a new apprenticeship initiative at Ravensbourne University.30 companies and 400 students will come together on…

ACCO grows in Mexico

ACCO Brands has significantly expanded its footprint in Mexico with the acquisition of a market leader. The OP vendor has agreed…

Warehouse Group ditches plastic bags | International Paper says no to hostile Smurfit Kappa...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. The Warehouse Group…

Category Update: What’s cool in school?

The educational supplies sector is a huge global industry that’s expanding in large parts of the world. This is particularly…

Staples sheds school kits business

Staples Inc has sold off its school supplies business SchoolKidz.com.It has been bought by Los Angeles-based private investment firm Skyview…

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…

First-ever education furniture study in progress

The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association (BIFMA) and the Education Market Association (EDmarket) have partnered to conduct an extensive…

Integra launches education programme

UK dealer group Integra Business Solutions has launched a new initiative designed to help its members tap into the growing education…

Australian education supplies market in good health

According to a new research study published by Penfold Research, the Australian education supplies market was valued at $A2.4 billion…

Limitless wins major school contract

US print, furniture and technology reseller Limitless Office Products has signed a major school contract in Texas. It has agreed to…

Bureau Vallée reports strong back-to-school period

French office and school supplies retailer Bureau Vallée has said it took market share during this year’s back-to-school (BTS) season…

ADVEO launches stationery label

European wholesaler turned multichannel platform ADVEO has launched its own stationery brand.Unveiled at the ADVEO World Benelux fair in Ghent,…

Tardy shoppers drive back-to-school gains

Sales of traditional supplies during the back-to-school (BTS) season in the US rose 1% to $4.2 billion, according to a…

Alibaba launches tech research programme | Jalema celebrates 70 years | Steelcase upgrades plant

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

Irongate launches school supplies solution

UK dealer Irongate has launched an education-focused procurement solution.Irongate Education provides schools, academies and trusts with a cost-effective buying practice…

3M CEO abandons Trump council | Australian authorities chase printer ink fine | US...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.3M CEO Inge…

Back-to-school spending set to fall

Industry analyst Jefferies has found that school and office supplies spending habits aren't as positive this year.In a survey of…

2017 back-to-school spending expected to rise

Back-to-school (BTS) spending in the US is expected to reach $83.6 billion this year according to a survey by the…

School Specialty partners with software group

Educational supplies reseller School Specialty has entered into an exclusive partnership with software provider OI.The deal will see School Specialty…

How technology’s changing the classroom

It’s that time of year again when school instruction is coming to a close and Jeff Spicoli is about to…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…