Friday, 17 January, 2020

Amazon confirms Netherlands expansion

Amazon has said it plans to expand its Amazon.nl site by making physical product categories available to Dutch customers later…

Mixed quarter for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan reported relatively flat like-for-like sales for the first quarter of its 2020 financial…

Double acquisition for Delta Plus

European personal protective equipment (PPE) supplier Delta Plus has made two acquisitions and set up a new specialist division in…

Acquisition for Exacompta Clairefontaine

European stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine made a bolt-on acquisition to its digital services operations at the end of 2019. Effective…

Euroffice Italy sold

Euroffice has confirmed the sale of its Italian subsidiary to local player GECAL. The UK-based e-tail and technology group said…

Positive year for Ryman

UK office supplies and stationery retailer Ryman has reported revenue and earnings increases for the 12 months ending 30 March…

HP awarded $439m | Amazon stores in Germany? | COPA launches young professionals network...

This week’s round-up of business supplies news from around the web. Judge awards HP $439 million HP Inc has been…

McKeever to leave Advantia

Advantia has announced that CEO Steve McKeever is to leave the UK office products dealer group after accepting a senior…

Cott to quit coffee?

International consumer and professional beverages distributor Cott is evaluating strategic alternatives for its coffee, tea and extract business segment as…

Leadership change at Diversey

Mark Burgess, CEO of cleaning and hygiene solutions giant Diversey, has resigned after just over a year in the job.…

EBP acquires in Europe

Towards the end of 2019, UK-based remanufacturing company Environmental Business Products (EBP) completed the acquisition of German ink supplier Compedo.…

Complete acquires again

Complete Business Solutions, the UK’s largest independent dealer, has made another significant acquisition. The latest addition to the Complete fold…

Fuji Xerox to change name after ending agreement

Fuji Xerox will change its name to Fujifilm Business Innovation in 2021 after the company announced it was not renewing…

Better Capital gives SPOT update

UK private equity firm Better Capital published its interim results at the end of December, providing an update on the…

Moore joins Victor Stationery

Robert Moore, the former Group Purchasing Director at Spicers-OfficeTeam (SPOT), has been named as CEO of manufacturer Victor Stationery. Moore…

Antalis provides shareholding update

Paper and packaging distributor Antalis has confirmed it is still attempting to set up a new shareholding structure. In a…

RTC Proffice changes hands

Leading Romanian B2B office supplies reseller RTC Proffice has been acquired by a subsidiary of the country’s largest electronics retailer.…

Herman Miller Q2 below expectations

Softer-than-expected order patterns led to Herman Miller’s second quarter sales coming in below expectations, CEO Andi Owen admitted yesterday. Speaking…

Amazon highlights last-mile delivery | Friends joins AOPD | Marco promotes execs and acquires...

This week’s round-up of business supplies stories from around the globe. Amazon promotes last-mile delivery network Amazon has said that…

New Wulff CEO eyeing external growth

Elina Pienimäki, the new CEO of Finland-based reseller Wulff, has told OPI that acquisitions are very much on her agenda.…

Big Read

Clover unleashed

OPI catches up with Clover Imaging President Eric Martin after the company’s acquisition by its executive management team and Norwest…