Platinum Equity completes OfficeMax New Zealand transaction

US private equity firm Platinum Equity has completed its acquisition of OfficeMax New Zealand although it has still not found…

Lyreco sells Australian business to COS

Office products market consolidation in Australia has taken another major step forward with the news that leading independent dealer Complete…

OPI releases 2018 State of the Industry report

OPI and Martin Wilde Associates (MWA) have released their annual market research report investigating the state of the office products…

Global footprint drives Smiggle sales

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle achieved record sales as its worldwide expansion continues.In a H1 trading update by parent…

Rebrand for Stationery Wholesalers

Australia-based OP reseller Stationery Wholesalers has opted for a new name and refreshed look.After more than 30 years trading as…

Survey reveals office wood benefits

Researchers at the University of Canberra in Australia have explored the effect of wood in the workplace.As reported by the Australian…

Systems integration knocks Warehouse Stationery

Weak IT sales and a systems integration continued to weigh down New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery, interim results revealed.For the half…

Analysis: Will Platinum complete trans-Tasman deal?

In early February 2018, Platinum Equity announced the completion of its acquisition of the OfficeMax business in Australia for an…

Pentel Australia boss resigns | 3M settles chemicals lawsuit | Amazon to expand checkout-free...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.General Manager of…

Strong H1 for Officeworks

Australian stationery and business supplies reseller Officeworks has reported a solid first half.For the six months ended 31 December 2017,…

Haynes to retire from ACCO Australia

Managing Director of ACCO Brands Australia Bruce Haynes has announced his retirement.His departure – set for 30 June 2018 –…

New Chairman for Office Choice

Australian dealer group Office Choice has appointed a new Chairman.Daniel Kelly is currently Managing Director of Stuart & Dunn and…

Amazon to create more jobs in France | Smiggle plans flagship London store |...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Amazon has revealed…

Dealer groups form global alliance

A new international coalition has been forged between five of the OP industry’s most globally recognised dealer groups.Office Choice in…

Final Fuji Xerox exec named in scandal | Commercial supports toilet charity | WH...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.The identity of…

Office Choice quits OPANZ buying group

Office Choice has decided to part ways with the buying group it helped establish.Office Products Australia New Zealand (OPANZ) was…

Platinum completes OfficeMax Australia acquisition

US private equity firm Platinum Equity has announced the completion of the acquisition of the OfficeMax business in Australia.As reported…

Office Depot launches new-look stores | Arjowiggins sheds banknote business | New OP title...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.Office Depot has…

Platinum set to close OfficeMax acquisition?

Word on the street is that Platinum Equity – the owner of Winc, the former Staples business in Australia and…

Final Word from Brad O’Brien

As a country with a population of just under 25 million people, Australia could be considered a minor player with…

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HP confirms Xerox bid

Following a couple of days of intense speculation, HP Inc has issued a short statement confirming it has received a…
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