Boise exec Chung-Li Lee to retire following PCA acquisition

Boise's Director of International Supply Chain Chung-Li Lee has announced his retirement.Lee's position at Boise has been eliminated following the…

Staples launches online ink and toner recycling

Staples has expanded its ink and toner recycling programme in the US to offer an online solution.The new online programme…

ISSA cleaning industry awards presented at Interclean

Cleaning products association ISSA has named the winners of its annual awards during this week's Interclean tradeshow in Las Vegas.The…

Keurig drives Green Mountain full-year sales

Demand for single-serve coffee packs drove full-year sales at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR), with net sales climbing 16% to…

Clarification: Staples earnings in line with analyst expectations

Staples has posted adjusted Q3 earnings per share of $0.42, not $0.21 as OPI reported yesterday. The result was in-line…

Press release: Staples hires CIO

Staples has appointed Tom Conophy as EVP/CIO, overseeing all aspects of the company's global IT organisation.Read the full press release…

Starboard plans sale of 11m Office Depot shares

Investment fund Starboard has announced its intention to offload 11 million Office Depot shares, worth about $58.2 million.In a filing…

Staples Q3 sales fall

Staples has posted Q3 sales of $6.1 billion, down 3.8% on the same period last year.While this was below analyst…

TriMega reports record year-to-date results

US dealer group TriMega has said that member purchases through its buying programmes are at a record level so far…

Staples confirms USPS postal pilot

The US Postal Service (USPS) and Staples have launched a pilot programme that will see USPS postal counters inside more…

Highlands expands cleaning and breakroom resources

US manufacturer rep group The Highlands Group has made two regional business development appointments at its cleaning and breakroom team.Kevin…

Office Depot receives $35m Boise windfall

Office Depot has received about $35 million in cash from its stake in Boise Cascade Holdings (BCH).Through its recent merger…

Amazon launches virtual desktop solution

Amazon continues to extend its influence in the cloud computing space with the launch of a managed desktop service from…

Ingram Micro adds services for public sector resellers

IT distributor Ingram Micro has introduced three services to help its resellers compete more effectively in the public sector channel.Ingram…

Staples launches B2B app

Staples has launched a mobile app in the US for its Advantage business customers.The Staples Advantage app – available for…

Ex-Delhaize America CEO to lead Office Depot

Roland Smith, the former CEO of supermarket group Delhaize America, has been appointed as Chairman and CEO of Office Depot.Smith's…

Avery reports improved profitability

Avery's parent company CCL said the label manufacturer's third-quarter performance exceeded internal expectations as cost savings led to improved profitability.CCL…

Supplies Network becomes PrintFleet LINK partner

Distributor Supplies Network has joined managed print specialist PrintFleet's LINK partner network.PrintFleet's LINK is a new platform that enables business…

Xerox introduces “next generation” MPS

Xerox has said that it is upgrading its managed print services (MPS) offering to cope with the demands of the…

Avery acquisition helps double sales at CCL

CCL Industries Q3 sales rocketed 91.6% to C$606.6 million ($579.4 million), driven by the acquisition of the Avery Dennison and…

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Sycamore to cash in on Staples investment?

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is intending to recoup around $1 billion in cash from Staples Inc and possibly take…