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.…

New CEO for Arnos Australia

Froehlich joined Arnos from Canada in 2004 as Marketing Assistant and for the past two years has held the position…

News snippets 25 July 2014

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere. Japan’s has reduced its shareholding in reseller from 18.1% to…

Officeworks updates furniture range

The company said the new range represents a significant shift for the brand by incorporating a wide variety of different…

Konica Minolta acquires Ergo Asia

Under the agreement, Konica will acquire all shares of Ergo Asia, a leading Asian marketing production management services provides headquartered…

Officeworks adds art supplies to portfolio

Available in selected Officeworks stores and online, the new collection of artist-quality products features more than 1,500 SKUs including pastels,…

Dealer Spotlight: NuPrint Office Choice

There are certain factors that make Australia’s OP industry that little bit different from other well developed markets. One of…

Final word: Andrew Penfold

Australian independent dealers and the groups that support them are viewed as the 'good blokes' of the market. They are decent…

5 minutes with: Brad O’Brien

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had? I was an apprentice electrician. I worked out fairly quickly that I was a…

Big interview: Dominique Lyone

It's unusual for the big boxes to refer to specific competitors in earnings conference calls, so the fact that Staples singled…

Channel crossing

Big box sales and profit growth – not to mention retail expansion – isn’t something you see every day in…

5 minutes with Tim Williams

Describe what you do in less than 20 words.Category Manager for OPD Group New Zealand, responsible for the selection of…

Meet Joan, the Office Choice brand ambassador

The campaign follows a year of strategic planning which has included consumer research, brand repositioning and evaluation, built on the…

Strong BTS drives Officeworks Q3

The leading Australian OP reseller recorded year-on-year Q3 sales growth of 6.7% to reach A$445 million ($412 million).Adjusting for the…

Bunzl announces further acquisitions; Q1 results

The company said Q1 revenue rose 5% year on year at constant exchange rates although overall revenue was flat at…

Officeworks launches new website

New additions to the site include a ‘set your store’ option, which personalises the site to the user's local store…

Pelikan Artline to acquire Jasco

The Australian company revealed today that it will acquire Jasco Office Products by the close of business on Thursday 24…

Australian office products show announced

According to the show's brochure, the exhibition will be open to the trade and the general public, and will include…

Warehouse reports strong growth

In the six months to the end of January this year, Warehouse posted sales of NZ$121.5 million (US$102.8 million) –…

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ACCO eyeing Zagg?

According to an article in the New York Post, ACCO Brands is one of the suitors for mobile accessories supplier…