Last chance to enter 2018 BOSS Awards

UK business supplies association BOSS is calling for final entries for its annual awards. The BOSS Awards recognise excellence in…

Expansion for The Mailing Room

UK postal services company The Mailing Room (TMR) has bought another independent franking machine supplier. The acquisition of Essex-based Franking…

ARC sales increase | ALSO partners with Treolan | Office Depot announces new appointment

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported that Q2 2018 sales grew 2% to $104.2 million, while EBITDA…

Jalema expands workforce

Netherlands-based OP manufacturer Jalema has added two new members to its team. Joris Verwij has joined the company as Key…

Advantia builds management team

UK dealer group Advantia has added three new members to its head office team. Steve Carter has been appointed as…

New acquisition for Bluefish

UK-based independent dealer Bluefish has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of fellow Northampton-based Halcyon Office Solutions. Halcyon specialises in…

Quantore collaborates with PBS Network

Netherlands-based multichannel office supplies company Quantore has signed an agreement with German e-commerce and data specialist firm PBS Network. The…

Dixons Carphone concludes investigation | Fujifilm continues attempts to acquire Xerox | JGBM sales...

UK stationery vendor ExaClair will launch its first TV advertising campaign on 17 August, to run over a six-week period.…

Respected industry executive joins OPI management team

Business supplies industry media organisation Office Products International (OPI) has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of a respected…

Exertis announce new Head of Kondor

European technology distributor Exertis has announced the appointment of Gary Fowle to lead the next phase of Kondor’s integration. Fowle…

Wulff sees strong profit growth

Nordics reseller Wulff has reported positive Q2 2018 results. Sales increased 1.7% to €13.8 million ($16 million) compared to the…

Stationery sales slump at BIC 

BIC’s Stationery division faced another tough Q2 2018 as it battles market headwinds. The company reported quarterly sales of €249.5…

Complete Business Solutions breaks £100 million barrier

Fast-growing UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions has announced two new acquisitions. After acquiring Office Gold earlier this month,…

ALSO appoints head of e-commerce

European technology distributor ALSO Group has appointed Philipp Koch as SVP E-Commerce. He will be responsible for the company’s e-commerce…

Mac Papers continues packaging expansion

US-based paper distributor Mac Papers has acquired packaging and facility supplies distribution business Wilkerson Packaging. The deal is the most recent in…

Dynamic joins FusionPLUS Data

UK office furniture manufacturer Dynamic Office Solutions has partnered with product content provider FusionPlus Data. Featuring seating, furniture and other office…

ADVEO reaches agreement with banks

The investment of Pimco into ADVEO has been abandoned after the pan-European wholesaler’s banks agreed to cough up a further…

International Paper sales growth | ECi appoints new CFO | Staples announces scholarship campaign

Canadian office supply reseller Staples Canada found that 60% of Canadian parents, teachers and students enjoy the back to school (BTS) season.…

BOSS tackles plastic issue

UK trade association BOSS held the first meeting of its new Single Use Plastic Packaging special interest group. BOSS organised…

Stationers’ Warrant deadline extended

The Stationers’ Company has announced that the deadline for submission has been extended to 13 August 2018. The date for…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…