Spicers remains profitable, says Better Capital

Spicers' owner Better Capital has said the wholesaler remains profitable despite a fall in sales.In its interim report released this…

Schaefer Shop picks de Goei as Benelux chief

Former Jalema and Office Depot executive Wim de Goei has been appointed Managing Director Benelux at European reseller Schaefer Shop.De…

Vibrant second day at Big Buyer

Day two at Italian office products trade show Big Buyer was marked by strong visitor traffic in the aisles from…

Spicers teams up with BP Group for telemarketing

Wholesaler Spicers has partnered with The Business Performance (BP) Group to launch a telemarketing service for its Brilliant partners.The service…

Big Buyer kicks off in Italy

Italy's main office supplies and stationery trade show Big Buyer got under way yesterday in the historic city of Bologna.Around…

Nectere creates Marketing and Data Director role

Dealer services provider nectere has appointed Dawn Kirby to the newly created position of Marketing and Data Director.Kirby has been…

European confidence improves in Q4

A renewed feeling of optimism amongst European OP executives was a highlight of OPI's fifth quarterly Business Confidence Survey.41% of…

Exacompta Clairefontaine Q3 sales steady

European paper and stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine has reported solid third-quarter sales, with a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.The France-based firm…

o2o seeks further cost savings

Leading UK reseller office2office (o2o) has said that it is implementing further cost savings as it looks to offset continued…

Fire hits Austria’s Lenzing Papier

The paper machine at Lenzing Papier in Austria has been at a standstill since 5 November after a fire broke…

Corwell on track with facility expansion

European wholesaler Corwell says it is making good progress with the expansion of its warehousing facilities.Work to double the storage…

UOE set to host post office

UK independent dealer UOE has been selected as the new location for the East Finchley post office in north London.The…

Price competition hits Turbon sales

Aftermarket consumables manufacturer Turbon said price competition continued to hit its business after reporting a double-digit decline in nine-monthly sales.The…

Moleskine reports double-digit growth

Sales at high-end notebook maker Moleskine jumped 10.4% to €61.5 million ($83 million) in the first nine months of 2013.This…

Balreed acquires UK supplier e-volution Office Services

UK document and print management firm Balreed has acquired London-based supplier e-volution Office Services.Balreed's Managing Director Robin Stanton-Gleaves called the…

ADVEO sales slip in first nine months

Sales at ADVEO slid 3.4% to €819.4 million ($1.09 billion) for the first nine months of 2013.Net profit sank 28.4%…

Climb of Life breaks sponsorship record

The 2013 Climb of Life (COL) set another record this year, raising more than £81,000 for the Institute of Cancer…

Press release: CEPI warns of tighter paper recycling standards

The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) has warned industry to prepare for an update of the EN643 recycling standard…

Wulff introduces staff furloughs

About 20% of staff at Nordic reseller Wulff will be affected by temporary layoffs, the company has revealed.Following a series…

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