Logitech and Plantronics end acquisition talks | Newell transfers to NASDAQ | Xerox appoint...

EOS and accessories vendor Logitech has confirmed that it is no longer in talks to acquire personal audio communications manufacturer…

Paperworld Middle East expands offering

Paperworld Middle East has added new features to its 2019 event to reflect this year’s “More than Paper” theme. The…

WH Smith expands travel franchise

UK retailer WH Smith has strengthened its international travel business through a partnership with King Power Group (Hong Kong). Travel…

Solid Q4 for Sappi

South Africa-based paper group Sappi reported Q4 2018 growth in its printing and writing papers division. Sales of printing and…

Tech Data expands in Costa Rica | Cainiao improves sustainability efforts | Success for...

US-based IT distributor Tech Data has opened a new Customer Lifecycle Management Services location in Escazú, Costa Rica. The facility…

Robert Slavin passes away

OPI is saddened to report Robert Slavin passed away on 11 November. Robert was founder and CEO of Bantex South…

Alibaba expands Global Shopping Festival

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reported that 230 countries and regions completed transactions during its annual 11.11 Global Shopping Festival. This…

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…

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GSA provides e-commerce update

One month before it is due to submit a report to Congress on its federal e-commerce marketplace initiative, the US…