GSA issues e-commerce marketplace RFP

Following yesterday’s news on the consolidation of its multiple award schedules, the US General Services Administration (GSA) has also published…

Willert joins Static Control

Aftermarket imaging giant Static Control has appointed former LMI Solutions VP Annie Willert as its Director of MPS Solutions. Willert…

Big foodservice win for Emerald Brand

Sustainable products manufacturer Emerald Brand has announced a partnership with US foodservice group purchasing organisation giant Foodbuy. Foodbuy is the…

GSA releases solicitation for consolidated schedules

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has published its solicitation for consolidating the existing 24 multiple award schedules (MAS) for…

Management changes at OptiGroup

European packaging and facilities supplies distributor OptiGroup has announced two senior management appointments. Magnus Karlsson, Managing Director of the group’s…

Sharp focuses on channel business

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics, has promoted John Sheehan to SVP of…

UOE sells B2B division

UK reseller UOE has sold its B2B operations in order to focus on its growing high street retailing business. Effective…

Lyreco joins the fight against deforestation

Lyreco has announced that is has joined the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF) as part of its ongoing sustainability…

Antalis reports sharp decline in paper volumes

Distributor Antalis said paper volumes in its European markets fell by around 7% in the first half of 2019. What…

New GM at BIC Cello

BIC has named Manos Nikolakis as General Manager of its BIC Cello operations in India. Nikolakis has been with the…

Lyreco testing electric barges for Paris deliveries

Lyreco is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by making deliveries in the centre of the French capital Paris using…

City of Hope fundraising breaks records

The National Business Products Industry group has raised a record-breaking amount for the City of Hope medical research institute. At…

Emerald Brand announces Genera partnership

US-based OP products manufacturer Emerald Brand has struck a deal with biomass firm Genera for sustainable fibre solutions. Launching in…

Exertis boosts enterprise business

Technology distributor Exertis has appointed Angelo Apa to the newly-created position of Global Head of Enterprise Vendor Management. Reporting to…

Acquisition for HP | Pentel approves Kokuyo deal | Officemate ramps up franchise model

HP Inc has acquired California-based endpoint security start-up Bromium. HP had been in partnership with Bromium through a licensing deal,…

Smiggle exceeds expectations

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle has reported record global sales as its Accelerated Growth Strategy pays dividends. FY2019 sales…

New CEO for Stora Enso

European packaging, pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso has appointed Annica Bresky as its new CEO. Bresky will take over…

Wayfair reveals turnkey solution for business customers

Furnishings and décor e-tailer Wayfair has announced that customers of its business programme, Wayfair Professional, can now buy furnishings and…

Triumphant second Ride of Life

Members of the UK OP industry have celebrated crossing the finish line for the second successful Ride of Life (ROL)…

SYNNEX delivers on Q3

IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has reported record results in its third quarter. Sales for its Technology Solutions distribution…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…