Tuesday, 21 May, 2024

More on Staples refinancing

Morgan Stanley is leading efforts to sell a $1.8 billion leveraged loan for Staples Inc, according to a new article published by Bloomberg. Staples’ financial situation has been in the news recently, with reports the...

Sylvamo reports strengthening order books

Sylvamo has said market conditions for its products are improving. The global paper manufacturer reported Q1 results that were ahead of its expectations as price/mix improved and input costs stabilised compared with the final quarter...

Epson and Amazon team up to fight counterfeiters

Epson and Amazon in the US have filed a joint lawsuit accusing numerous individuals of selling counterfeit Epson ink bottles. In the complaint – filed on 6 May with a Seattle (WA) district court –...

Katun appoints marketing VP

Print aftermarket supplier Katun has appointed Kay Fernandez as VP of Global Marketing, effective immediately. The experienced industry exec has joined Katun from Konica Minolta Business Solutions USA where she spent the past 11 years...

Imperial Dade acquires in Illinois

Another acquisition for North American jan/san reseller Imperial Dade, this time in the US Midwest. The latest addition to the Imperial Dade family is RD McMillen (RDM), a second-generation family business based in the city...

Imperial Dade acquires in Canada

Imperial Dade continues to expand in Canada with the acquisition of Wolfpack Packaging. Wolfpack represents the 84th acquisition for Imperial Dade under the leadership of Bob and Jason Tillis. The Canadian firm is one of...

Essendant’s Dochelli to retire

Essendant has announced the retirement of CEO Harry Dochelli. In a social media post, the wholesaler said Dochelli had made the personal decision to retire after a 12-year tenure with the company and a successful...

Workplace Furnishings profit up at HNI

HNI’s Workplace Furnishings division has delivered its highest first quarter profit margin since 2016. The unit’s profit transformation plan and the addition of the Kimball business helped Workplace Furnishings achieve an adjusted operating margin of...

Core growth at Newell’s Writing and Commercial businesses

Writing and Commercial were two of Newell’s three business units that returned to core growth in the first quarter of 2024. Following steep top-line declines at Newell in the past few quarters, total company sales...

WSA welcoming former BSA members

The Workplace Solutions Association (WSA) has opened its membership to the former members of the now defunct Business Solutions Association (BSA). The BSA – which represented the interests of the vendor and manufacturer rep community...

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