Thursday, 27 February, 2020

Xerox makes XBS appointment

Xerox has expanded the role of Joanne Collins Smee to include responsibility for its Xerox Business Solutions (XBS) unit and…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

A combination of acquisitions and organic growth helped European personal protective equipment supplier Delta Plus to increase 2019 sales by…

Analysis: Inside ACCO’s FY results

The double-digit jump in ACCO’s share price on Wednesday came as the company’s Q4 results beat Wall Street sales and…

Newell announces productivity plan

Newell Brands CEO Ravi Saligram has revealed a new corporate-wide programme to reduce complexities and improve performance. Called Project FUEL…

Lyreco trialling cargo cycle deliveries | Spicers launches interactive catalogue | Ex-Depot and G-P...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Lyreco trials pedal power Lyreco UK has partnered with…

Paper business resilient, says Navigator

European paper manufacturer Navigator has said it made share gains in Europe in 2019 in what were challenging market conditions.…

Bong calls out deteriorating office supply market

The CEO of European envelope manufacturer Bong has highlighted the “great financial pressure” in the office supply channel in his…

North America drives ACCO’s 2019 performance

ACCO Brands has reported a broadly positive set of full-year 2019 financial results. The office products manufacturer achieved record sales…

HP to answer Xerox on 24 February

We are going to have to wait almost two weeks until HP issues a response to Xerox’s improved offer to…

Cello weighs on BIC results

A sales decline and a significant write-down at BIC’s Cello operations in India hits the stationery manufacturer’s Q4 and full-year…

Paper market more settled, says Domtar CEO

Domtar CEO John Williams has said supply and demand dynamics in the North American cut paper sector have shown signs…

GOJO takes action after FDA letter

US jan/san manufacturer GOJO responded swiftly to a warning letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in January.…

Xerox confirms hostile bid for HP

Xerox has announced its intention to launch a tender offer for HP Inc at $24 a share. Clearly frustrated by…

Leadership change at Poly

Joe Burton, CEO of Plantronics’ parent company Poly, is stepping down from his role. Poly said that Burton’s decision to…

Pilot wins US consumer award

Pilot Pen’s FriXion Fineliner erasable marker pen has been named as the 2020 Product of the Year in an awards…

Supplier consolidation in the US

North American business products manufacturer Victor Technology has acquired another well-known industry vendor. Victor has confirmed the acquisition of the…

Private equity buys Europel

European office products distributor Europel has been acquired by a Dutch private equity group, it has been revealed. According to…

Durable turns 100

Office products manufacturer Durable is celebrating its 100th anniversary today. The company’s history goes back to 7 February 1920 when…

Aurelius accuses short seller | Winc lays off tech staff | Newell names Commercial...

This week’s round-up of business products-related stories from around the web. Aurelius hits back after negative report Office Depot Europe…

Wayfair makes commercial furniture move

Online furniture giant Wayfair has just announced the launch of its first ever commercial-use office line of products. Called Upper…

Big Read

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…