Wednesday, 11 December, 2019

Amazon expands delivery focus | Depot loses BBB accreditation | Moleskine sales fall

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

Kokuyo spends $90 million for indirect stake in Pentel

Japanese stationery and office products manufacturing and reseller group Kokuyo has bought out an investment fund that holds a stake…

Public sector progress for Amazon UK | Are you ready for WaaS? | COLOP...

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

Profitability up at ACCO

A combination of cost cutting and price increases in the US has helped ACCO Brands achieve a strong uptick in…

Record year for Logitech

Tech products and solutions vendor Logitech has reported record annual sales of $2.79 billion. The company achieved constant-currency growth of…

Amazon Q1 in numbers | Amazon Business India in the spotlight | Huge investment...

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

Challenging Q1 for BIC

BIC’s Stationery division reported a 5.8% comparable decline in sales in its Stationery division in the first quarter, although e-commerce…

Resilient Q1, says Antalis

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis has said its first quarter results represent a “resilient” performance in an unfavourable…

eBay hits back at Amazon | Emerald comes to Europe | Amazon exits China...

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

FILA expecting US improvements

Global school, stationery, art and office products manufacturer FILA has said that its US operations are back on track in…

Ex-Staples exec in college admission scandal | New CEO for Panasonic Europe | Arjowiggins...

Ex-Staples executive John Wilson is accused of paying bribes to get his children into elite US-based universities. He is facing…

Paperworld Middle East gains in popularity

The organisers of Paperworld Middle East 2019 have reported a slight rise in visitor numbers to this year’s show with…

Walmart loses CTO | Clorox sues RB | Acquisition for Performance Food Group

Walmart CTO Jeremy King is leaving the company to pursue other interests. In the meantime, Fiona Tan, SVP of Customer…

Paperworld Middle East gets underway

Featuring more than 300 exhibitors, Paperworld Middle East 2019 opened today in Dubai. Running for three days at the Dubai…

DocuWare launches US cloud program | Staples Canada teams up with Joe Mimran |...

German office automation solutions firm DocuWare has launched its Cloud Partner Program through its US-based division. The new program will invite new…

Alibaba focus at Office Depot presentation

Office Depot Inc’s relationship with Alibaba.com was the main talking point at an investor presentation that took place yesterday. Office…

BIC opens East Africa facility

BIC has inaugurated its new facility located in Nairobi, Kenya, which will serve the East African region. BIC announced its intention…

Office Depot in strategic partnership with Alibaba

Office Depot and e-commerce platform Alibaba have signed a strategic collaboration aimed at helping US small businesses. The collaboration will…

Bidvest CEO praises “outstanding” Office and Print performance

Lindsay Ralphs, CEO of South Africa-based conglomerate Bidvest, has said the group’s Office and Print division achieved outstanding results in…

Mondi paper profits up

Mondi has reported a strong 2018 for its uncoated fine paper (UFP) division, despite a fall in demand. For FY2018,…

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Xerox CEO pitching deal to HP shareholders

Xerox CEO John Visentin has begun meeting with some HP shareholders this week as he tries to convince them to…