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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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)…

Positive Q4 for HNI

Manufacturer HNI has reported organic growth of almost 6% in its office furniture segment for the fourth quarter of 2019.…

Good market insight from Knoll

Contract office furniture maker Knoll has changed how it reports its quarterly results and provided some interesting details about current…

Online shift accelerating, says NPD

The latest office supplies report by point-of-sale data specialist The NPD Group shows that digital trends drove the US industry’s…

CNG acquires paper merchant

Distribution group Central National Gottesman (CNG) has acquired a US regional paper merchant via its Lindenmeyr Munroe subsidiary. Lindenmeyr Munroe…

Xerox makes XBS appointment

Xerox has expanded the role of Joanne Collins Smee to include responsibility for its Xerox Business Solutions (XBS) unit and…

Strong performance from Delta Plus

A combination of acquisitions and organic growth helped European personal protective equipment supplier Delta Plus to increase 2019 sales by…

Analysis: Inside ACCO’s FY results

The double-digit jump in ACCO’s share price on Wednesday came as the company’s Q4 results beat Wall Street sales and…

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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…