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…

IOPFDA seeks tariff exclusions

US-based Independent Office Products and Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) has spoken to the United States Trade Representative (USTR) about US…

BIC expands in Africa

BIC has entered into an agreement with Kenya-based FMCG manufacturer Haco Industries to take charge of its own products in…

Amazon opens fulfilment centre | Antalis expands packaging network | Kyocera completes plant

Amazon has opened its second fulfilment centre in Australia. Based in Sydney, the hub will operate as both a product…

CompTia opposes tariffs on tech

US-based trade association for the technology industry CompTia has released a statement speaking against the implementation of tariffs on electronic…

Alibaba reports impressive growth

China-based online giant Alibaba has reported strong growth for Q1 2019. For the quarter ended 30 June 2018, sales jumped…

ISSA speaks out against tariffs

Cleaning industry association ISSA has submitted formal comments to the US Trade Representative opposing US tariffs against China. ISSA stated…

KMP invests in Chinese technology.

German aftermarket consumables company has acquired a 49% stake in a Chinese technology manufacturer. Shenzhen-based Tec-Motion Technology develops and produces…

Sappi sales increase despite price headwinds

South Africa-based paper group Sappi has reported sales growth in Q3 2018 while facing continued pulp cost increases. Sales increased…

Askul back on track

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has reported record sales for its financial year that ended on 20 May 2018 as…

Dixons Carphone concludes investigation | Fujifilm continues attempts to acquire Xerox | JGBM sales...

UK stationery vendor ExaClair will launch its first TV advertising campaign on 17 August, to run over a six-week period.…

Kyocera Q1 boosted by growing demand

Kyocera has reported double-digit growth for sales and pre-tax profit in Q1 2019. Sales grew 12.3% to ¥387.4 billion (¥3.4 billion)…

Shaky Q1 for Ricoh

Japanese imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh has reported a patchy Q1. For the quarter ended 30 June 2018, sales in…

Canon Q2 sales exceed ¥1 trillion

For the first time since 2008, Canon has seen Q2 sales exceed ¥1 trillion ($8.9 billion). Sales in Q2 2018…

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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…