Paper deliveries slide at Stora Enso

Q2 paper deliveries at European manufacturer Stora Enso dropped by almost 11% year on year. The company delivered 1.01 million…

BOSS reports on Members’ Day

UK trade association BOSS Federation held its annual Members’ Day earlier this week. The day, which was the first to…

Antalis supporting breast cancer research | HP makes Southeast Asia raids | Record year...

A round-up of this week’s business supplies-related news from across the globe. Antalis supporting fight against breast cancer For the…

Strong emerging market growth for Essity

H1 sales at Essity’s Professional Hygiene B2B division were boosted by double-digit sales growth in emerging markets. The Professional Hygiene…

Manutan releases Q3 sales figures

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has reported top-line growth of 3.5% in the third quarter of its 2018/2019…

EU launches formal investigation into Amazon third-party data use

The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation to assess whether Amazon's use of sensitive data from independent resellers…

Leadership change at Lyreco

Global business products reseller Lyreco has a new CEO after the departure of Hervé Milcent, OPI can reveal. According to…

Envelope sales slide at Bong

Following a positive first quarter, envelope sales at European manufacturer Bong declined in the second quarter. The Sweden-based producer’s Q2…

Mitsubishi Pencil launches plastic-free packaging

Mitsubishi Pencil Company UK, commonly known as uni-ball, has introduced plastic-free packaging for products sold at stationery retailer Ryman. The…

Banner announces supplier open day

UK business products reseller Banner – part of the EVO Group of Companies – has announced it will hold an…

Merchant merger closes

The sale of Papyrus Deutschland to Portugal-based distribution group Inapa has been finalised, with the effective date of the transaction…

WB Mason enhances e-commerce experience | ISSA reports on Canadian and African shows |...

This week’s round-up of business products stories from around the globe. WB Mason upgrades e-commerce capabilities US mega dealer WB…

Clover exploring strategic options

Clover Technologies has brought in advisors to consider the group’s strategic options, according to an article in Bloomberg. Bloomberg said…

Amazon expands anti-counterfeit initiative

Amazon has announced the introduction of its Transparency anti-counterfeit programme into several new global markets. Transparency is a product serialisation…

Young Stationers’ Prize for new BOSS CEO

Amy Hutchinson, the new CEO of UK office products trade association BOSS, was awarded the Young Stationers’ Prize earlier this…

SOFEA to close

The members of Sustainable Office European Association (SOFEA), a not-for-profit group, have voted to close down the organisation. The group,…

Nemo announces 2019 award winners

UK dealer group Nemo held its annual Refresh 2019 conference in Hexham, Northumberland from 28-29 June. The weekend saw strong…

UK OP industry hit by public holiday change

The recent switch of the 2020 Early May Bank Holiday in the UK has left the country’s office supplies wholesalers…

New head of merchandising for Nemo and Office Club

Graeme Hargreaves has been named as the Group Head of Merchandising at UK dealer groups Nemo and Office Club, effective…

ETIRA elects new President

Turbon’s Javier Martinez has been elected as the new President of the European Toner and Inkjet Remanufacturers Association (ETIRA). Martinez…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…