Saturday, 29 February, 2020

Good performance from Acme

Acme United has reported strong sales growth in the fourth quarter of 2019 that helped the company achieve another year…

Costin takes over at Bisley

Former Banner Managing Director Richard Costin has been named as CEO of UK-based office furniture manufacturer Bisley. Costin succeeds John…

Key OP appointment for Floortex USA

Surface protection mats specialist Floortex has appointed a new sales leader for the office products channel in the US. Taking…

Mel Moody passes away

OPI is saddened to learn of the death of former UK office products executive Mel Moody. Mel passed away suddenly…

Profits up at Office Depot

Office Depot Inc has seen a good uptick in adjusted profits in its Q4 and 2019 results despite continued pressures…

Walmart adds marketplace shipping service

Retail giant Walmart is enabling its third-party marketplace sellers to tap into its distribution network with the launch of Walmart…

Amazon launches Business Prime in Spain

Spain has become the fourth European country where customers can sign up for Amazon’s Business Prime offering. The service launched…

Xerox names EMEA leader

Xerox has appointed company veteran Xavier Heiss to run its EMEA division. Heiss – who has been with the print…

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…

HP supplies sales slide again

HP Inc has reported that its print supplies sales fell by 7% in its first quarter, although the decline was…

DTC drives Avery performance

Continued double-digit growth in its direct-to-consumer (DTC) business boosted Avery’s sales and earnings in 2019. FY2019 revenue at the label…

Bunzl makes acquisitions, publishes FY results

International distribution group Bunzl has announced two further acquisitions – in Brazil and Denmark – in the healthcare and personal…

OptiGroup to acquire Norwegian jan/san distributor

Scandinavian B2B supplier OptiGroup is expanding its facilities supplies offering with an acquisition in Norway. The Sweden-based group (formerly known…

Steelcase sells viscom unit

Office furniture giant Steelcase has sold its PolyVision visual communications subsidiary to a private equity buyer. The business has been…

HP adopts anti-Xerox poison pill

HP Inc has implemented a shareholder rights plan, otherwise known as a poison pill, ostensibly to prevent Xerox from acquiring…

Quantore appoints Operations Director

Leading Dutch office products group Quantore has hired an experienced supply chain professional as its new Operations Director. Joining the…

Sales woes continue at Takkt

As expected, the rate of organic top-line declines at European and North American MRO and business supplies reseller Takkt accelerated…

FTC confirms Depot refunds

More than half a million US consumers will receive refunds related to Office Depot’s alleged misuse of computer check-up software.…

GPC reports declines at SPR

Fourth quarter sales at business products wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) fell by more than 6%, parent company Genuine Parts (GPC)…

Double-digit growth for Officeworks

Leading Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks achieved another impressive increase in revenue in the first half of its financial year.…

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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…