Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Manutan furthers digital strategy

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has promoted Henri Adreit to the position of Chief Digital Officer.   In…

Entries open for LaunchPad 2019

The Stationery Show London has opened entries for its annual LaunchPad competition. LaunchPad aims to find and support stationery suppliers…

Promotions at Exertis

UK-based technology distributor Exertis has announced a number of staff changes. Jamie Brothwell has been appointed to the newly created…

VOW launches charity challenge

UK wholesaler VOW has announced a new charity initiative starting in January 2019. The company-wide scheme is aimed at encouraging…

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…

Success for new format Green Light

UK wholesaler VOW reports a positive response to this year’s Green Light show. Held on 6 December in Birmingham, the…

Dave Fortune passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that Dave Fortune passed away last week. Dave died peacefully with family members by…

Scandinavian expansion for Bunzl

UK distribution and services group Bunzl has continued its European growth strategy with an acquisition in Denmark. Located in Copenhagen,…

Chapman names COL successor

After more than 30 years of leading the Climb of Life (COL), founder Graeme Chapman MBE will hand over the reins…

Dixons Carphone profits plunge

Despite a slight increase in sales for the first half of the year, UK electronics retailer Dixons Carphone reported steep…

Nestlé ups recycling credentials

In light of the global backlash against single-use plastic, Nestlé has announced plans on both sides of the Atlantic to…

Millennials on the hunt for mentors

New research has not only highlighted generational differences in working style, but also similarities across the age groups. UK-based office…

Corona expands print footprint

Digital solutions and telecoms provider Corona Corporate Solutions has acquired fellow UK firm Regent Document Solutions. Leamington Spa-based Regent is…

VOW reveals award winners

UK wholesaler VOW has announced the winners of its 2018 Venture Awards. The awards recognise manufacturers and resellers that have…

Winners of Paper Show awards announced

Belgian office supplies trade association Bosta has revealed the winners of its 2019 awards. The recipients will be presented with…

EOPA 2019 shortlist announced

A panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2019 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) during the…

Office air impacts productivity

Performance in UK workplaces is impacted by indoor environment conditions, particularly temperature and CO2 levels, according to new research. The…

Exertis appoints Programme Director

Technology distributor Exertis has created a new role to manage change and implement strategic projects. Howard Ingleby has been appointed…

Lawson to retire from BOSS

Philip Lawson will retire as CEO of UK trade association BOSS Federation in 2019. Lawson joined BOSS in June 2016…

Rapesco reports strong sales

UK office products manufacturer Rapesco has delivered double-digit sales growth for FY2018. For the 12 months ended 31 May 2018,…

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Tariff relief for OP industry?

Despite an apparent 90-day ceasefire on the trade war between the US and China, uncertainty still reigns. Scheduled to be…