Expanded range drives SOS sales higher

Jamaica-based Stationery and Office Supplies (SOS) reported double-digit sales growth in Q2.In its maiden results filing since listing on the…

HP Inc keeps Haiti plastic promise

HP Inc is making good on one of the social responsibility pledges it made last year.In September, HP committed to…

Global innovators drawn to ISSA Latin America

There was a distinctly international vibe at Latin America’s biggest cleaning and maintenance industry event last month.Over 2,000 cleaning industry…

Antalis makes three acquisitions

Paper merchant Antalis has announced the acquisitions of Swan Paper, Gregersen and TFM Industrial.Swan Paper is an Ireland-based paper distributor,…

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Clover Imaging moves into new facility

Clover Imaging Group recently inaugurated its combined and upgraded facility in Mexicali, Mexico.Clover Mexico is now one campus encompassing colour…

Xerox rejects RRD | Amazon Prime Day a success | Staples rings in BTS...

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

Managed print set for strong growth, says report

The global managed print services (MPS) market is expected to treble in value over the next eight years, according to…

Strong quarter for Newell

Office products vendor Newell Brands has reported another strong performance from its Writing division.Writing sales in Q1 were $378.8 million,…

Europe and Latin America drive SCA commercial growth

Facilities supplies and washroom vendor SCA reported 4% sales growth in its Tissue division for the first quarter.The division’s first…

Analysis: ACCO upbeat after good Q1

ACCO CEO Boris Elisman described his company’s first quarter results as “a great start” to the year after the office…

Good organic sales growth for BIC Stationery

Writing instruments and stationery manufacturer BIC has reported high single-digit growth for the first quarter.Sales at the company’s Stationery division…

Bunzl reports 2015 results; makes three more acquisitions

Bunzl has made further acquisitions in the US, Brazil and Turkey as full-year sales in 2015 approached £6.5 billion ($9…

Three more acquisitions for Bunzl

Facilities supplies and services group Bunzl has taken its number of acquisitions in 2015 to a staggering 21.The three latest…

Big Interview: Riding the Mexican wave

Ángel Alverde Losada took the helm at Office Depot de Mexico 20 years ago at the tender age of 30. Since…

News snippets: 23 October 2015

Office growth for 3M | Elmer’s deal closed | ALSO, Deluxe, RRD & Ingram acquisitions | Logitech & Knoll Q…

Special Feature: Top 100 2015

In keeping with the format of the past couple of years, we have continued with a ‘hybrid’ print/online approach, with…

Bunzl makes four more acquisitions

Distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl is to acquire four more businesses in the US, Colombia, Canada and France.Three of the businesses…

News snippets: 22 May 2015

Lexmark completes $1 billion acquisition | Spicers Paper in West Coast acquisition | SCA investigated by competition authorities | Google…

Ingram Micro acquires Tech Data divisions

Expanding its reach in Latin America, Ingram Micro has bought Tech Data’s Peruvian and Chilean businesses.The deal, which closed on…

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Analysis: Essendant making “strategic investments” in the IDC

Business products wholesaler Essendant said that it spent $19 million on investments in the independent reseller channel (IDC) in the…