Market consolidation in Australia

Office products manufacturer ACCO Brands Australia has acquired all brands and distribution rights from fellow Australian vendor Cumberland Stationery. The…

NZOS appoints general manager

Independent dealer New Zealand Office Supplies (NZOS) has appointed Mike Nugent as General Manager – Commercial. Nugent has held a…

Antalis receives distributor award | Tech Data expands in Brazil | Flexsteel appoints CEO

European paper merchant Antalis has been named Distributor of the Year by Integra for the third consecutive year. Antalis was…

Warehouse Stationery to streamline operations

New Zealand-based Warehouse Group has revealed its strategy to combat competitors. During its recent AGM, the company said it plans…

Mondi simplifies structure | Typo expands in the UK | P&G launches recycled plastic...

South Africa-based paper manufacturer Mondi is proposing to simplify its structure. It will go from being dual listed into a…

OfficeMax launches e-waste programme

Office products reseller OfficeMax has partnered with the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) to provide a free e-waste…

Improved performance for Warehouse Stationery

New-Zealand-based retailer Warehouse Stationery has recovered from last year’s systems disruptions with a solid start to its 2019 financial year.…

Roger Henry passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that industry veteran Roger Henry has passed away. Roger died peacefully with family members…

Staples patent lawsuit | Depot expands marketing partnership | Sappi launches paperboard line

Staples Advantage is being sued by Hong Kong-based OP company World Wide Stationery Manufacturing for allegedly infringing a patent on…

Officeworks names new MD

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks has announced its replacement for Mark Ward. On 1 January 2019, Sarah Hunter will take…

HP 2019 financial outlook | Canon Solutions America alliance | Xerox appoints EVP

HP Inc has revealed its fiscal 2019 financial outlook, providing details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth. It…

Office Choice and GNS launch expo

Australian dealer group Office Choice and wholesaler GNS have announced a joint event to take place next year. The Office…

New industry event in Australia?

A new event to showcase the Australian office products industry is being planned to take place next year. All About Office Expo will be open…

Sales and profits fall at Warehouse Stationery

New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery has reported full-year results that were described as “disappointing”. For the 12 months ended 29 July…

Smiggle reveals global growth plan

Australia-based high-street stationery retailer Smiggle is aiming to further expand its global reach. Parent company Premier Investments announced the plan…

COS joins Hall of Fame

Independent office supplies dealer Complete Office Supplies (COS) has been inducted into the 2018 Family Business Australia (FBA) Hall of…

Fuji Xerox NZ begins recovery

Scandal-hit manufacturer Fuji Xerox New Zealand has started to rebuild after it was found to have committed ‘inappropriate accounting’ fraud…

Office Choice gears up for growth

Australia-based dealer group Office Choice has created a new leadership position in response to the continuing expansion of the business.…

Amazon opens fulfilment centre | Antalis expands packaging network | Kyocera completes plant

Amazon has opened its second fulfilment centre in Australia. Based in Sydney, the hub will operate as both a product…

Strong year for Officeworks

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks has reported impressive sales and earnings growth for the financial year ended 30 June 2018.…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…