VOW launches charity challenge

UK wholesaler VOW has announced a new charity initiative starting in January 2019. The company-wide scheme is aimed at encouraging…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

Chapman names COL successor

After more than 30 years of leading the Climb of Life (COL), founder Graeme Chapman MBE will hand over the reins…

Nestlé ups recycling credentials

In light of the global backlash against single-use plastic, Nestlé has announced plans on both sides of the Atlantic to…

3M to match City of Hope donations

3M has announced that it will match every contribution made to City of Hope (COH) throughout December. The pledge means…

Office air impacts productivity

Performance in UK workplaces is impacted by indoor environment conditions, particularly temperature and CO2 levels, according to new research. The…

Charges filed against former Autonomy CEO | Solid Q3 for Ingram | Walmart cleans...

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

3M introduces formal sustainability requirement

3M has said it will include a sustainability value commitment in all new products, starting in 2019. The brand made…

Climb of Life 2019 announced

Details have been revealed for next year’s annual Climb of Life (COL) event. The 2019 COL will once again be…

Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

Diversey unveils new sustainability strategy

US-based jan/san vendor Diversey has revamped its sustainability goals for 2025. In the company’s Annual Sustainability Report 2018, Diversey released…

Big Interview: The way forward

OPI: Broadly speaking, what are Lyreco’s short-term and long-term goals on sustainability and the environment? Nasser Kahil: Eco Future, our current…

OfficeFleet recognised for green deliveries

UK-based office products wholesaler Spicers has announced that its last mile delivery option OfficeFleet has been awarded Gold Fleet status…

OfficeMax launches e-waste programme

Office products reseller OfficeMax has partnered with the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) to provide a free e-waste…

Commercial ups environmental credentials

UK-based business services specialist Commercial Group has been awarded The Planet Mark certification for continued efforts in reducing its carbon…

Tech Data expands in Costa Rica | Cainiao improves sustainability efforts | Success for...

US-based IT distributor Tech Data has opened a new Customer Lifecycle Management Services location in Escazú, Costa Rica. The facility…

Sappi strengthen sustainability efforts

South Africa-based paper group Sappi has appointed a new Director of Sustainability for its North America division. Alexander ‘Sandy’ Taft…

Interview: Avmor celebrates 70 years

OPI caught up with Avmor President Mattie Chinks as the Canada-based manufacturer of professional cleaning solutions turns 70. Milestones during…

Details revealed for City of Hope ‘local’ tour

The date and venue for the 2018 National Business Products Industry Local Industry Tour have been announced. Hosted by LA-based…

HP 2019 financial outlook | Canon Solutions America alliance | Xerox appoints EVP

HP Inc has revealed its fiscal 2019 financial outlook, providing details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth. It…

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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…