GSA e-commerce report delayed

A Congressional report on Phase 2 of the use of commercial e-commerce platforms for US Federal purchasing has been pushed…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

US Industry Week a no go for 2020

The attempt to establish an Industry Week for the office products channel in 2020 has been brought to a halt.…

New CEO for Best Buy

North American consumer electronics giant Best Buy has announced that Hubert Joly is to step aside as CEO. Current CFO…

EVO launches CSR initiative | Complete acquires again | Staples Canada trials same-day delivery...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. UK office…

Bezos: “Third-party sellers are kicking our first-party butt”

Jeff Bezos gave pride of place to the growth of third-party sellers on Amazon in his annual letter to shareholders…

Enavate upgrades B2B e-commerce solution

US-based Microsoft Dynamics 365 partner Enavate has announced enhancements to its Customer Connect B2B e-commerce package aimed at dealers and…

US dealer groups provide merger update

US office products dealer groups Independent Suppliers Group (ISG), TriMega Purchasing Association and Pinnacle Affiliates are a step nearer to…

WeWork acquires Managed by Q

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has bought office management platform Managed by Q for a rumoured $200-$250 million. The move comes shortly…

Expansion for ESG

Management consultancy firm Execution Specialists Group (ESG), which has strong ties to the office products industry, has opened an office…

Trump targets counterfeit goods | Office Outlet closes stores | Office Depot Europe selects...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. US President…

Office Depot issues Q1 profit warning

Office Depot Inc has said that its first quarter results will be lower than expected, largely due to a weak…

FILA expecting US improvements

Global school, stationery, art and office products manufacturer FILA has said that its US operations are back on track in…

New head of marketing at AIA/OfficeZilla

Promotional and business products group AIA Corporation, the holding company for office products dealer franchise OfficeZilla, has appointed Billie Jo…

Highlands appoints sales manager

Sales and marketing services agency Highlands has named DeAnna Pfeifer to the role of Territory Sales Manager. Pfeifer, who has…

Staples Inc reveals redesign and new brands

Staples’ digital and delivery business in the US has launched a new corporate branding and five new own brands. In…

FedEx Office opens 2,000th store

FedEx Office is bucking the retail downsizing trend by expanding its footprint and has just opened its 2,000th location in…

ISG reveals Connexions meeting details

US-based dealer group Independent Suppliers Group (ISG) has announced its Connexions powered by IS Contract furniture solution will host its…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

Acquisition for Storey Kenworthy

US independent reseller Storey Kenworthy has acquired fellow Iowa dealer Rite Price Office Supply. The acquisition takes the number of…

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Support the Ride of Life

Around 25 members of the office products industry have so far signed up to take part in this year’s Ride…