Saturday, 7 December, 2019

WH Smith to acquire Supanews

Having already bought Wild Cards & Gifts and Kenny’s Cardiology earlier this year, WH Smith is reported to have made…

Officeworks hits recycling milestone

This milestone makes Officeworks responsible for one fifth of the entire number of cartridges collected through Planet Ark’s Cartridges 4…

Officeworks reports strong sales

Following record results for FY14, the reseller has reported sales of A$403 million ($354 million) for the quarter following increased…

News snippets 03 October 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere.  has closed 15 of its 331 stores as it…

Office Brands outsources marketing

Following the departure of Marketing Manager Racquel Collard in August, CEO Gavin Ward undertook a review of the group's marketing…

OKI expands Australian distribution network

The agreement will provide Dynamic Supplies with the full range of OKI products, in return the distributor will have one…

ARA advises retailers to embrace e-commerce

The 2014 Snapshot of Australian E-Commerce study revealed that free shipping and mobile are top of mind with retailers, along…

Croxley to stop manufacturing

The company announced on 22 August that it was considering closing its manufacturing arm due to a decline in postal…

Tonnex goes into liquidation

The court battle between the two companies started in 2009 after Dynamic Supplies accused Tonnex of copyright infringement. On 26…

News Analysis: GNS eyes OP success

Developing a nationwide wholesaling solution for the office products channel in Australia has presented a number of challenges over the…

News Analysis: GNS eyes OP success

Developing a nationwide wholesaling solution for the office products channel in Australia has presented a number of challenges over the…

GNS appoints independent chairman

Hartcher will take over from interim Chairman Allan Wilbers, working with the current Board of Directors in supporting CEO Alex…

McLernons faces uncertain future

The family-owned business, which has cornered a sizeable chunk of the office products business in Western Australia, owes more than…

Croxley Stationery looks to drop manufacturing business

The move, which puts more than 100 jobs at risk, is blamed on external factors including the decline in postal…

Multichannel brand strategy paying off for Office Choice

While the company would not disclose its financial results or membership figures, it did say a new brand proposition and…

PaperlinX reduces full-year losses

The loss is in line with expectations and a significant improvement over the prior period loss of A$24.2 million. The…

Record year for Officeworks

Full-year sales at Officeworks were A$1.57 billion (US$1.48 billion), 4.6% higher than the previous financial year as the number of…

News snippets 15 August 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. is to open a fifth fulfilment centre in California.…

Office Brands inks deal with Readysell

Concluding a two-year ERP review process, Office Brand said the agreement would increase efficiency, streamline business processes and reduce operational…

Office Choice makes merchandising and marketing appointments

A restructured merchandising department is now headed by Craig Thompson, who takes on the new role of National Merchandise Manager.…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…