Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Herman Miller outlines consumer strategy

Although the investor day had been planned for some time, the DWR acquisition – which saw Herman Miller buy 83%…

Organic growth for Takkt

The group's H1 sales were €471.3 million ($630 million), virtually flat versus last year as reported, but up 4.4% organically…

News snippets 1 August 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere.  CEO Hubert Joly reveals how the store is coping…

Avery profit beats expectations

Avery's second quarter operating profit was C$28.4 million ($26 million) on sales of C$174.2 million as shipments to retailers for…

Metsä paper volumes slide in H1

The 9% drop compared unfavourably with a 2% increase in total uncoated fine paper deliveries by European manufacturers in H1,…

Strong growth at Newell Rubbermaid

Writing sales in Q2 were $502.6 million, an organic increase of 8.9%, driven by pricing in Latin America and "record"…

RR Donnelley OP sales jump

The group reported Q2 office products sales of $158.6 million, up from $65.8 million last year – an increase of…

BIC claims stationery share gains

The company reported six-month stationery sales of €355.9 million ($477 million), a 6.5% comparable increase (in constant currencies and excluding…

China Stationery sales plunge

The manufacturer's sales for the three months to 31 March were RMB303.2 million ($49 million), almost 33% lower than in…

Epson and ECi streamline MPS

The validated service provides Epson dealers with monitoring services to manage productivity, performance and cost through a streamlined process for…

ISSA and CIRI enhance cleaning standards

The Clean Standard is a framework that helps schools assess the effectiveness of the cleaning process using traditional inspection methods…

Exec Briefing: Kensington turnaround “long-term”, says Elisman

CPG Q2 sales fell 12% year on year and the division barely broke even, reporting operating profit of just $0.4…

ACCO sees North American stability

ACCO's Q2 sales in North America were $283.7 million, a 1% decrease as reported but roughly flat in local currencies…

Xerox boosts Sequana’s H1

Xerox added about €125 million ($167 million) to Sequana's top line in the first six months of the year as…

IP reports “mediocre” demand

Q2 Printing Paper sales were $1.42 billion, 7.7% lower than the same quarter last year. This decline which was largely…

ALSO confirms Alpha purchase price

ALSO – which acquired Netherlands-based Alpha on 28 May – confirmed the figure in its half-yearly report published today. The…

Staples offers discount for Teacher Appreciation event

In the escalating battle to grab the back-to-school spend, Staples has announced that teachers enrolled in the Staples Teacher Rewards…

Domtar focusing on balancing production and demand

The Canada-based firm – which is diversifying into areas such as personal care products – said the downtime in its…

News snippets 25 July 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. Japan’s has reduced its shareholding in reseller from 18.1% to…

WSJ highlights Staples NY contract

OPI readers may remember Staples' aggressive pricing on the contract bid last year, with over 200 items priced at just…

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HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…