Steady growth for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller has posted positive results to complete its financial year. For the three months ended…

Staples patent lawsuit | Depot expands marketing partnership | Sappi launches paperboard line

Staples Advantage is being sued by Hong Kong-based OP company World Wide Stationery Manufacturing for allegedly infringing a patent on…

Office workers impacted by sitting down

New research has found that 81% of UK office workers spend between four and nine hours a day sitting at…

UK distributor enters administration

UK IT and EOS distributor Beta Distribution has gone into administration, OPI has learned. Rumours began circulating at the end…

New identity for Lyreco

France-based office products reseller Lyreco has unveiled its new company identity and positioning. In terms of branding, the name and…

Improved profitability at EVO

UK and Ireland office products group EVO – which includes wholesaler VOW and reseller Banner – has revealed EBITDA growth…

Maul and Schneider expand in France

Germany-based OP manufacturers Maul and Schneider are working together to create a joint subsidiary in France. The subsidiary will open…

New office products retail brand in France

French cooperative Groupe Alkor has just launched a new retail brand called IOBuro. Managing Director Laurent Proy had told OPI…

Costco pays fine | SYNNEX completes Convergys acquisition | WeWork to ‘revive retail’

Warehouse Club operator Costco has agreed to pay a $3.85 million civil penalty for knowingly failing to report that its…

Anti-dumping relief for Navigator

The impact of US-imposed anti-dumping duties on Portugal-based paper manufacturer Navigator is set to be less dramatic than predicted. While…

Stationery performance helps WH Smith sales

UK retailer WH Smith reported that its stationery category defied the UK high street slump with an improved sales performance.…

Kyocera advances European strategy

Printing OEM Kyocera Document Solutions Europe has acquired its Czech Republic-based printing solutions firm Janus. Janus was previously an international…

Price increases offset pressures at Mondi

Despite upward pressure on the cost base, Mondi has reported that its uncoated fine paper (UFP) division performed well. In…

Business owners favour Amazon

According to new research, almost two thirds (62%) of business owners are more inclined to buy products for their company…

Global support for Insights-X

Germany-based stationery trade fair Insights-X has reported a successful show despite being one day shorter than previous years. The show…

Office Club announces 2019 conference

UK dealer group Office Club has confirmed the date and venue of its 2019 annual conference. Next year’s event will…

Complete Business Solutions upgrades deliveries

UK independent office supplies dealer Complete Business Solutions has implemented a cloud-based management and mobile working system to carry out…

JGBM embraces cloud-based marketing

UK-based distributor JGBM has revealed its plans to expand its cloud-based marketing platform TechStuff. TechStuff is currently used by over…

Stationers’ Company reveals 2019 Warrants

London-based Stationers’ Company has revealed the winners of its 2019 Warrants. The programme is now in its fourth year and…

Lyreco UK exceeds sales expectations

Office products reseller Lyreco UK has reported a 7.1% rise in sales for 2017, despite a tough economic backdrop. Sales…

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ADVEO in creditor protection after Staples talks collapse

European business products wholesaler ADVEO has entered pre-insolvency proceedings after negotiations between its lenders and Staples Solutions ended without an…