Wednesday, 26 February, 2020

Aurelius accuses short seller | Winc lays off tech staff | Newell names Commercial...

This week’s round-up of business products-related stories from around the web. Aurelius hits back after negative report Office Depot Europe…

Warehouse makes leadership changes

New Zealand retailer The Warehouse Group (TWG) has eliminated two key CEO positions – including that at Warehouse Stationery –…

iOPA agreement extended

The inaugural members of the International Office Products Alliance (iOPA) have committed to an extension of their ongoing collaboration, the…

ISSA expands in ANZ

International cleaning and hygiene trade association ISSA has acquired publishing and tradeshow assets in the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ)…

Date for Aussie show announced

Australian dealer group Office Choice and wholesaler GNS have confirmed the date and venue for their second OPIx event. OPIx…

Winc breathes new life into Corporate Express brand

Australian reseller Winc has announced a refresh of the Corporate Express brand as part of its private label strategy. The…

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…

Bunzl expands in Australia

UK-based distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has bought Fire Rescue Safety Australia (FRSA), a safety and emergency response supplies business…

Nugent leaves NZOS

Mike Nugent’s brief tenure as Managing Director of leading local independent dealer New Zealand Office Supplies (NZOS) has come to…

CFO to leave Depot | sales-i develops rep group solution | ALSO agrees €300m...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related stories from around the web. Depot searching for new CFO Office Depot Inc is…

Avery makes bolt-on acquisition

Avery has announced an agreement to acquire the shares of Australia-based kids’ labels manufacturer Stuck On You. Avery is paying…

Officeworks’ Hunter on parental leave

Officeworks’ Managing Director Sarah Hunter will be absent from the business for the next few months as she goes on…

Warehouse Stationery sales up

New Zealand office supplies retailer Warehouse Stationery grew its top line in the low single digits in its first quarter…

Winc wins injunction against NXP

There is obviously no love lost between Winc Australia and the former Winc business in New Zealand, now called NXP.…

ACCO moving production to mitigate tariffs

ACCO Brands has been reducing its exposure to Chinese manufacturing as it tries to navigate the impact of tariffs on…

Office Choice names new board

Australian dealer group Office Choice has confirmed the composition of its 2020 board of directors following its recent annual general…

Office Brands holds 20th anniversary conference

Australian dealer group Office Brands held its annual expo and conference in Adelaide a few days ago. With a tagline…

Fullerton leaves Winc

Darren Fullerton, CEO of leading Australian office products reseller Winc, has left the company with immediate effect, OPI has learned.…

Approval for Officeworks staff agreement

The Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has approved the new store operations agreement proposed by leading office products retailer Officeworks.…

ECI completes EU acquisition | Officeworks launches BTS campaign | Lamy targets India growth...

This week’s round-up of business supplies-related news from around the globe. ECI completes Trivest acquisition Software solutions company ECI has…

Big Read

HP to hold talks with Xerox

The chances of HP Inc acquiring Xerox went up by a couple of notches following yesterday’s highly anticipated Q1 earnings…