EU politicians veto waste paper proposal

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today voted against legislation that proposed changes in the classifying of waste paper.The new…

Radke leaving Herlitz

German stationery vendor Herlitz has confirmed that board member Thomas Radke will leave the firm at the end of the…

Osbornes Stationers in administration

Osbornes Stationers, one of the leading regional office supplies retailers in the UK, has gone into administration.Office Friendly member Osbornes…

Neopost reports organic growth of 3.1%

Neopost, the leading European provider of mailroom solutions, has reported third-quarter sales of €263 million ($357 million), an organic increase…

Avery looking for fresh impetus

Senior European executives from Avery were in Italy last week as the label manufacturer looks to re-energise itself following the…

Fellowes expands European product portfolio

Fellowes has expanded its product assortment in Europe after teaming up with Italian partner Leonardi.Leonardi – Fellowes' long-standing partner in…

Westcoast launches HP Solutions Store

UK-based IT and EOS distributor Westcoast this week announced an HP Solutions Store for the small business market.Westcoast is providing…

Nuance study highlights MPS energy-reduction potential

Research sponsored by Nuance Communications has shown that managed print solutions (MPS) are key to reducing a business' print and…

Canon names first UK MPS accreditations

Canon has announced the first ten companies in the UK and the Republic of Ireland to gain the OEM’s MPS…

Press release: AF International unveils new-look website

Specialist computer and office equipment cleaning product manufacturer AF International has relaunched its website. Read the full press release below----AF International,…

ADVEO World Germany starts today

European distributor ADVEO is holding its annual showcase event for the German market this week.ADVEO World Germany starts in Berlin…

Schneider selects Caimi Luigi for Italy push

German writing instruments manufacturer Schneider is hoping for more inroads into the Italian market after signing a distribution agreement with…

OPI announces 2014 European awards

OPI is delighted to announce the opening of entries and nominations for its 2014 European Office Products Awards (EOPA).The 2014…

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…

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Essendant’s CORE on hold as combined event talks take place

In the third part of our interview with Harry Dochelli, the Essendant President discusses his relationship with Sycamore Partners, the…