Men sentenced in mega Xerox scam

Three Florida men have been jailed and another given probation for their involvement in a scheme to defraud Xerox out…

Weedon takes over at Print-Rite Europe

Print industry veteran Steve Weedon is the new CEO of Print-Rite’s operations in Europe, OPI understands. Weedon has been working…

Staples sells businesses in France, Italy and Spain

France-based Raja Group has announced an agreement to acquire four of Staples Solutions’ European direct brands. The transaction covers four…

Profit jumps at Boise Paper

Packaging Corporation of America’s (PCA) paper business – Boise Paper – reported strong bottom-line growth in the second quarter. Adjusted…

BIC acquires again in Africa

BIC has agreed to acquire the largest writing instruments manufacturer in Nigeria. The stationery giant will buy 100% of Lucky…

Antalis provides preliminary results

Distribution company Antalis has provided preliminary H1 operating results that show a decline in sales and EBITDA. Sales for the…

Organic declines at Takkt

Q2 organic sales at business supplies reseller Takkt declined at both its European and North American operations. Reported sales for…

Two Sides study reveals paper perception gap | Xerox set to adopt new holding...

A round-up of this week’s business supplies news from around the globe. Bridging the paper perception gap A new study…

Grainger lowers sales guidance

MRO and business products reseller Grainger has lowered its sales guidance for 2019 due to softening US demand and challenges…

Furniture declines at HNI

Office furniture sales at US-based manufacturer HNI fell by 3.4% in the second quarter. Q2 sales at the division were…

Stationery and Office growth at 3M

Manufacturing giant 3M has revealed that organic sales at its Stationery and Office division were up in the second quarter.…

Sales surge at Knoll

Contract office furniture company Knoll has reported a strong set of second quarter results, driven by double-digit growth in its…

Cloud and services boost for ALSO

European IT distributor ALSO has reported comparable EBITDA growth of 15% in the first half of the year. Adjusted EBITDA…

LSC and Quad abandon merger plans

Commercial print and office products vendor LSC Communications has terminated its merger agreement with Quad/Graphics. Quad’s acquisition of LSC was…

UPM reducing capacity as paper demand drops

UPM’s Communication Papers division reported a solid set of Q2 results, but the company is still taking out a significant…

ISSA launches CMI consulting programme

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has launched a consulting initiative through its educational arm the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI). The…

Stable Q2 for KCP

Jan/san vendor Kimberly-Clark Professional (KCP) has reported a fall in sales for Q2 2019, although the underlying trend was slightly positive.…

Logitech continues robust growth

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has once again posted strong quarterly results, this time with sales up 9% in constant…

European sales surge at Acme

Acme United has reported a 28% year-on-year local currency jump in Q2 sales at its European operations. The increase was…

Paper deliveries slide at Stora Enso

Q2 paper deliveries at European manufacturer Stora Enso dropped by almost 11% year on year. The company delivered 1.01 million…

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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…