UTec appoints new sales and marketing lead

Kieran Ho has been promoted to the role of Deputy General Manager following the resignation of General Manager Iris Ngo…

China Stationery reports 2013 decline

The company said economic slowdown in Europe and America was partly to blame for the 9.1% drop in sales from…

Countdown to Paperworld Middle East

The fourth Paperworld Middle East will be the largest yet and organiser Epoch Messe Frankfurt had to expand the exhibition…

Office National Africa CEO resigns

Bidgood, who has been in the OP industry for 16 years, confirmed to OPI he was leaving the company at the…

Billionaire buys Philippine reseller

Cosco Capital, owned by billionaire Lucio Co, announced to the Philippine stock exchange today (Tuesday) it had signed an agreement…

Swiss Military moves into Indian retail market

The company said it was moving into the country’s retail market with plans to open its first shops in Delhi…

UTec responds to Canon lawsuit

Union Technology International (UTec) was one of 18 manufacturers, distributors and resellers hit with patent infringement suits from Canon on…

Canon files 11 patent infringement suits

The company said in a statement that the infringing cartridges are sold for use in more than 50 models of…

Agreement reached in Fellowes patent case

In December 2012, Fellowes filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) alleging that New United – a…

Lyreco in chinese alliance

The name of Lyreco’s new strategic partner in China will no doubt be familiar to many OPI readers, but more likely…

Visitors up at Hong Kong fair

The event, from 6-9 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, attracted a total of 20,276 visitors and…

ASKUL grows top line 8.6%

Japanese reseller ASKUL has reported interim sales of ¥119 billion ($1.1 billion), an 8.6% jump on the same period last…

Press release: AF International unveils new-look website

Specialist computer and office equipment cleaning product manufacturer AF International has relaunched its website. Read the full press release below----AF International,…

China Stationery reports steep filing declines

China Stationery's sales of non-patented filing and storage products slid almost 15% in the first nine months of the year,…

Last-minute deal could save Office Depot employees in Israel

A last-ditch effort to save the ailing Office Depot business in Israel seems to have been successful, according to the…

Office Depot Israel in liquidation

Office Depot's operations in Israel have been placed in temporary liquidation, according to the Israeli press.Following a court ruling at…

Expanded Far East role for Spicers’ Jenson

Spicers has named Kim Kaare Jenson as General Manager for its Asia-Pacific operations.Jenson was previously General Manager for the wholesaler's…

Office Depot Israel franchise closed by court order

Israeli press are reporting that the Office Depot franchise in the country has been forced to close by a court…

Brother files patent infringement suits

Brother Industries, the Japanese parent of US-based Brother International Corporation, has filed lawsuits against two companies for alleged patent infringement.The…

China Stationery announces ‘demise’ of CEO

There is uncertainty surrounding Jiang Danping, the CEO of Chinese manufacturer China Stationery.In an 8 October filing to the Malaysian…

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Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…