SPR completes Impact acquisition

SPR announced the Impact acquisition a couple of weeks ago, with the Ohio-based firm expected to add about $85 million…

Banner lauded for Closed Loop service

The awards, launched this year by The Stationers' Company, recognise groundbreaking developments that contribute to future UK economic growth and…

Category Analysis: Furniture

The workspace and the way we interact with it has altered considerably over the last decade, and the pace of…

Mobilegear Research: Evolution of the mobile worker…

In today’s US workforce, over 30%of employees no longer work in a traditional 9-to-5 office environment. A recent online study,…

Staples expands Connect platform

The Connect platform, which consists of an app and hub that manage home or office appliances and electronics from smart…

Apple hands over more educational tools

The latest in-app updates provide full course creation capabilities on an iPad with additional rich content and learning materials from…

Recognition for Westcoast

Westcoast founder Joe Hemani has been named as EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 for the London and south, joining three other regional…

Wallace Cameron offers marketing collateral

With businesses taking workplace health and safety more seriously, the company said the marketing tools aim to help resellers raise…

Integra locks in Ivy Stationery

Integra is the only dealer group to have secured a preferential agreement with Ivy, which offers a wide selection of…

Lyreco and Durable launch new product for charity

The project was initiated in November 2013 and challenged trainees from both companies to modify an existing Durable product to…

News snippets 27 June 2014

drone delivery won’t be ready for takeoff anytime soon as the Federal Aviation Administration documents has stated that delivering packages to…

HP files lawsuit over “theft” of cartridge key codes

Datel, which has subsidiaries that design and develops ink cartridge microchips, is accused of cracking the code that allows printers…

AAA aiming for jan/san boost

Speaking to OPI at the recent SP Richards ABC show in Nashville, AAA President Steve Danziger revealed that the $30…

Bunzl continues spending spree

Based in Alkmaar, Allshoes is a distributor of both branded and own label safety and work shoes, serving wholesalers and…

Healthy top-line growth for James Cropper

Sales for the 12 months to 29 March were £84.5 million ($144 million), 7% up on the figure of £79.2…

Staples makes BTS price guarantee

Starting on 29 June, Staples will price match items sold and shipped by Amazon.com or by any retailer – that…

Print Audit reveals latest printing trends

Using data gathered from its Print Audit 6 user-based tools and comparing the years 2011 and 2013, the company found…

Steelcase appoints UK and Ireland sales chief

The 36-year-old has been named VP of  Sales for the UK and Ireland. He recently moved from Tokyo where he…

Ingram refreshes brand

Talking about the new “bold and modern” logo, Ingram Micro CEO Alain Monié said: “This is more than a logo…

Ingram Micro adds Pearson digital learning solutions

The deal will see Ingram’s partners able to create new opportunities within the education vertical by creating customised offerings 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…