Staples underlines mobile importance

The publication reported on a keynote speech given by Staples’ EVP of Global E-Commerce Faisal Masud at this week’s IRCE…

Dealer groups suspend merger talks

In a recent letter to members, TriMega President Mike Maggio confirmed that the boards of TriMega and IS had been…

Haworth makes Italian buy

The deal, which is expected to be completed in April, is worth $270 million and will see Haworth take control…

PC shipments decline in Western Europe

Overall PC shipments for the region were 14.7 million for the three-month period with all PC segments declining.However, there were…

Coca-Cola buys 10% stake in Green Mountain

The news, revealed in Green Mountain’s Q1 results, led to an almost 40% jump in the coffee roaster’s share price.In…

Green Mountain to enter UK market

The firm, which unveiled positive Q1 financial results yesterday, told investors it was entering the away-from-home market in the UK…

United unveils CORE details

As reported by OPI in September, United decided to drop its Vision conference format in favour of a new series…

Fed sales drop hits HON results

Sales for HNI's office furniture division in Q4 were $417 million, a 1.3% drop from a year earlier. Operating profit…

Knoll reports double-digit office drop

Net sales for the division dropped 10% to $163 million in Q4, with Knoll citing fewer large commercial projects and…

BSA launches new Standards Council

The council will be responsible for overseeing all standards activities and is charged with scheduling all standards, guidelines and best…

Acsellerate launches Profitability Manager tool

The solution, developed alongside a group of dealers, automates the previously manual action of analysing end-user purchase history and identifying…

Canon Canada names Egawa CEO

Egawa - who was most recently with Canon USA's Imaging Technologies and Communications Group -  replaces Kevin Ogawa who has…

Interview: United we stand

At the end of September, OPI met up with United Stationers CEO Cody Phipps in Chicago for a frank and wide-ranging…

Gould acquires Bosworth Papers

Bosworth has serviced the Texas market for almost 100 years and has distribution facilities in Houston, Austin and San Antonio…

Safco happy with new branding

The firm says its new corporate makeover reflects its mission to "help create workspaces that energise and inspire with dynamic…

Epson partners with PrintFleet

The collaboration aims to enable IT network professionals and dealers working in managed business environments to remotely monitor and manage…

SP Richards buys jan/san wholesaler

Based in Apex, North Carolina, GCN is a 100-year-old family-run business that distributes food service disposables and janitorial and cleaning…

Knoll buys Holly Hunt

Chicago-based Holly Hunt had 2013 revenues of $94 million and double-digit operating margins.The deal means 40% of Knoll revenues will…

RR Donnelley completes latest acquisition

The deal is worth around $620 million and sees the business also assume Consolidated Graphics' net debt.RR Donnelley CEO Tom…

GSA issues office supplies RFP

The new contract – known as OS3 – will run for a five-year period, with suppliers being awarded places for…

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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…