Shortlist revealed for NAOPA 2019

OPI is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA). Now in their tenth year,…

New MD for Senator UK

Writing instrument and mugs promotional products manufacturer Senator has announced the appointment of a new managing director for its UK…

Chinese firm buys Swiss office furniture maker

Switzerland-based office furniture company Lista Office Group (LO) was recently acquired by Chinese manufacturer Zhejiang Henglin Chair Industry (Henglin). LO…

Manutan acquires Benelux distributor

European workplace products reseller Manutan has acquired a 100% stake in Netherlands-based online storage and material handling distributor Kruizinga. Founded…

TriMega announces record payout

US dealer group TriMega has announced a record bonus pool payout of more than $800,000 to its shareholders. This bonus…

SPR launches affordable health plan

US wholesaler SP Richards (SPR) has announced the availability of an Association Health Plan (AHP). SPR said the new AHP…

5G gears up

A new report by telecommunications firm Ericsson takes an in-depth look at 5G and its potential over the next few…

Staples property deal for Sycamore | New CEO for RB | Canon and Turbon...

Staples property deal for Sycamore According to Bloomberg, Staples has distributed its $150 million-valued headquarters in Framingham (MA) to an…

TriMega dealers endorse merger

US dealer group TriMega has announced that its independent dealer shareholders have approved the proposed merger with Independent Suppliers Group…

ALSO strengthens Eastern Europe position

European distribution group ALSO has acquired Polish firm ABC Data. Warsaw-based ABC Data is active in six Eastern European countries…

Commercial bags another accolade

UK-based business services specialist Commercial Group has been recognised once again for its leadership in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.…

Wesfarmers buys online retailer

Officeworks owner Wesfarmers has agreed to acquire local e-commerce retailer Catch Group for A$230 million (US$160 million). Founded in 2006,…

Bruneau expands product line-up

France-based B2B reseller Bruneau has just introduced a range of gardening accessories and equipment for its business customers. Bruneau’s gardening…

SPOT embraces renewable energy

UK office products group Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT) has announced it has recently transitioned to 100% renewable energy sourced from wind power.…

NeoCon awards winners revealed

The winners of the annual Best of NeoCon competition were announced on 10 June at this year’s show in Chicago…

B2B marketplace expands into US and Europe

India-based B2B marketplace Beldara is expanding its international presence to the US and European markets, it has been reported. Founded…

Relief for Borroni after difficult times

OPI speaks with ADVEO Italy Managing Director Luca Borroni following the news that the company’s future has been assured. After…

GSA seeks industry feedback on MAS

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has issued a request for information (RFI) from industry on the upcoming consolidated Multiple…

Bursa Malaysia reprimands China Stationery

Office supplies vendor China Stationery has been criticised and fined by the Malaysian stock exchange for breaches involving several listing…

Office Depot CFO: retail could be less than 20% of our business

Office Depot Inc CFO Joe Lower told investors at a conference this week that the company’s retail operations could represent…

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ISG shareholders approve mega merger

The board of directors of Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced that 83% of its common shareholders have approved the…