Staples Canada unveils coworking office

Staples Canada has opened its new coworking space in downtown Toronto. The Staples Studio was first announced when the company…

Senior GSA official joins IOPFDA

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has added a new consultant to its team. Jack Williams will…

ISG announces 2019 meeting

The annual meeting for US dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), formerly known as Independent Stationers, has been scheduled for…

ZAGG strengthens mobile offering

US-based mobile technology manufacturer ZAGG has acquired portable power company HALO. HALO is a leading direct-to-consumer mobile accessories company with…

SYNNEX expands management team

US-based IT distributor and services company SYNNEX has revealed its new head of the Technology Solutions division. Michael Urban will…

International Paper acquisition | BIC sells factory | Bong appoints CFO

Global pulp, paper, and packaging producer International Paper has acquired family-owned Spanish packaging business Envases Grau for an undisclosed sum.…

NOPA concerns over GSA e-marketplace

Mike Tucker, CEO of US office products trade association NOPA, has told OPI that he is concerned that Amazon will…

Ingram Micro to be sold

The China-based parent company of Ingram Micro has confirmed that it is in talks to sell the IT distributor. In…

Pinnacle expands membership

US dealer group Pinnacle has announced that independent office products and furniture dealer Keeney’s Office Supply and Interiors has joined…

Record results for Herman Miller

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported that its Q2 2019 performance set all-time records for quarterly net sales…

Strong growth for Cintas

Corporate apparel provider Cintas has reported impressive results for Q2 2019. For the three months ended 30 November 2018 sales…

Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

Double-digit growth for Steelcase

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has reported encouraging organic sales growth for Q3 2019. For the three months ended 23 November…

New management at Plantronics

Personal audio communications manufacturer Plantronics has appointed a new EVP and General Manager for Group Systems. In this role, Tom…

Well-designed offices improve productivity

Office workers are 12% more productive when they’re happy, according to office furniture manufacturer The HON Company. Despite this, the…

Office Essentials acquires Midwest dealer

US-based OP and business supplies dealer Office Essentials (OE) has expanded across the Midwest. It has acquired the Columbia (MO)…

Ellward leaves TOPS

Jim Ellward has left office products supplier TOPS to pursue another opportunity outside of the OP industry. Ellward served as…

ISSA launches Canada Show

International cleaning industry association ISSA has partnered with the Real Estate Management Industry (REMI) Network to create a new tradeshow…

Messe Frankfurt acquires Clean Show | Amazon to expand in London | BIC celebrates...

Messe Frankfurt has purchased the Clean Show. The US trade fair for textile care Is held every two years and…

HP opens up MPS accounts

HP Inc has expanded access to its direct accounts for US print premier channel partners. Effective immediately, thousands of managed…

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Staples CEO reiterates Essendant promises

Staples Inc CEO Sandy Douglas wrote to Essendant counterpart Ric Phillips earlier this week to express his “unwavering excitement” at…