GSA reveals Federal e-commerce plan

The US General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued their Phase 2 implementation…

Gould takes majority stake in Denmaur

Paper industry icon Harry Gould has taken a majority stake in UK-based paper supplier Denmaur Paper Media. Gould left US-based…

Name change for VOW | Staples Canada teams up with FedEx | 25 years...

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

Profitability up at ACCO

A combination of cost cutting and price increases in the US has helped ACCO Brands achieve a strong uptick in…

Bain to acquire Imperial Dade

Private equity powerhouse Bain Capital is to acquire a majority stake in leading US foodservice and jan/san supplies company Imperial…

New CEO for JP Gould

US-based paper distributor JP Gould has appointed Michael Trachtenberg as its CEO, effective 1 May. Trachtenberg – who was Gould’s…

OP profits up, but sales down for LSC

LSC Communications’ Office Products division has reported an organic sales decline of 2.9% for Q1 2019. The US-based manufacturer said…

Stationery Show London ‘on trend’

Yesterday saw the opening day of the Stationery Show, held again at the Business Design Centre in London, UK. The…

Paper sales climb for Domtar

North American paper manufacturer Domtar reported strong Q1 2019 results for its Paper and Pulp division. Sales for Pulp and Paper…

Bill Hudson honoured by NIB

National Industries for the Blind (NIB) has bestowed former CEO of LC Industries (LCI) Bill Hudson with its highest honour,…

Sales dip for Clorox Professional

US-based manufacturer Clorox has reported a slight decline in Q3 2019 sales for its Cleaning division. Sales fell 1% to…

BMI announces senior management restructuring

US-based software vendor Business Management International (BMI) has promoted Laurel Loehlin to the role of President as founder Larry Schiff…

Record year for Logitech

Tech products and solutions vendor Logitech has reported record annual sales of $2.79 billion. The company achieved constant-currency growth of…

Record EBITDA for PCA paper unit

The Paper division at Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) reported record adjusted EBITDA margin in the first quarter as it…

Amazon Q1 in numbers | Amazon Business India in the spotlight | Huge investment...

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

3M announces restructuring after slow start to 2019

3M has said it will cut 2,000 jobs worldwide after it reported “disappointing” first quarter results. The restructuring will involve…

Takkt reports growth across all divisions

Business equipment reseller Takkt has reported first quarter organic growth of 5% with all seven of its reporting divisions seeing…

Challenging Q1 for BIC

BIC’s Stationery division reported a 5.8% comparable decline in sales in its Stationery division in the first quarter, although e-commerce…

Organic growth for Essity’s professional unit

Tork brand owner Essity has reported 4% organic growth for the first quarter at its Professional Hygiene division but profits…

Grainger: differentiating via relationships

Grainger’s relationships with its customers are a “unique competitive advantage” said CEO DG Macpherson earlier this week on the company’s…

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Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…