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HP Inc reshuffles leadership team

HP Inc has appointed two new Presidents, one for its Americas and one for its Asia Pacific subsidiaries, following Stephen…

Greenville sells print division | Ricoh makes acquisitions | Apogee purchase completed

South-Carolina based Greenville Office Supply has sold its print division to competitor TruColor, as part of a move to narrow…

Record profit for Kyocera

Contributions from acquisition activities helped printing and electronics manufacturer Kyocera reach record H1 pre-tax profit. For the six months ended…

Linc to expand stationery range

India-based writing instruments manufacturer Linc Pen and Plastics has entered a distribution agreement with Chinese office products brand Deli Group.…

International sales decline for Ricoh

Japan-based imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh has reported a fall in sales for H1 2018, due to a poor performance…

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…

Fuji wins appeal in Xerox case

Japan-based imaging company Fujifilm has won an appeal in its legal battle with Xerox. Fujifilm filed the case against Xerox…

Price increases offset pressures at Mondi

Despite upward pressure on the cost base, Mondi has reported that its uncoated fine paper (UFP) division performed well. In…

Quarterly loss at Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has reported an operating loss in Q1 2019 after a steep rise in warehousing and…

Iron Mountain expands presence in China

Document storage and management firm Iron Mountain has acquired the Chinese branch of US-based document solutions firm GRM. GRM China…

Office noise leading cause of inefficiency

Research has suggested that noise from open plan offices and a lack of quiet areas at work disrupt employee productivity.…

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…

New acquisition for Cimpress | Cintas builds new facility | Xerox receives security authorisation...

Corporate apparel provider Cintas has built a new facility in Delta Township (MI). The building will be a 55,000 sq…

Messe Frankfurt forms strategic alliance in India

Paperworld organiser Messe Frankfurt has revealed it has entered into a strategic alliance with the exhibition division of Netlink Solutions…

Canon requests Amazon removals

Print OEM Canon has filed an infringement report with Amazon.com requesting the removal of listings for toner cartridges sold by…

Insight: OP Industry responds to tariff escalation

The OP industry has reacted to the confirmation of a new round of tariffs, which have furthered the US-China trade…

Steelcase broadens Boila relationship

Office furniture vendor Steelcase has expanded its relationship with Danish furniture designer Bolia, entering into new territories. Steelcase will offer…

New products boost OfficeMate sales

Thailand-based office supplies reseller OfficeMate reported sales increases in Q2 2018, driven by the introduction of a new product category…

CTA questions legality of trade tariffs

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has submitted comments to US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer on proposed tariffs on $200…

Alibaba reveals succession plan

China-based online giant Alibaba has announced that Executive Chairman Jack Ma will step down from the company next year. Over…

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ADVEO files an insolvency proceeding

Pan-European business supplies and stationery wholesaler ADVEO has filed for an insolvency proceeding after its lenders withdrew their support for…