Office Depot Mexico expands in Latin America

The companies involved are: Integrated Suppliers Prisa, Surti Sales, Prisa Logistics Providers Integral del Sur, Distribuidora Prisa Store and Northern…

News snippets: 27 February 2015

US shipments of office furniture grew 9% in Q4 2014 according to the (BIFMA), with full-year shipments worth $9.77 billion,…

News snippets: 6 February 2015

A round-up of OP-related stories from around the web and elsewhere.  is back on the acquisition trail, this time buying…

News snippets: 16 January 2015

staff in France have been on strike this week over plans to axe 500 jobs in the country – including…

Lyreco signs strategic alliance in Mexico

Founded in 1993, Principado is a family-owned business headquartered in Mexico City which employs around 150 staff.With distribution centres in…

Erdozain leaves TOPS Central American role

The former Director of Latin America for Crayola took on a consultancy job for TOPS in Mexico five years ago…

Dealer Spotlight: Inforshop

Tourism numbers predictably soared during Brazil’s recent hosting of the FIFA World Cup, but its impact on other sectors of…

Office Brasil Escolar boosts retail

Almost 20,000 visitors attended the 28th International Stationery, School and Office Supplies Expo in São Paulo, Brazil, coming from 28 countries including…

Bunzl announces further acquisitions; Q1 results

The company said Q1 revenue rose 5% year on year at constant exchange rates although overall revenue was flat at…

Two Sides launches in Brazil

UK Director of Two Sides Martyn Eustace was on hand this week to see 42 associations representing more than 80,000…

Grupo Gigante to list shares in Depot Mexico

Gigante paid 8.78 billion pesos ($671 million) for the remaining 50% stake in Office Depot de Mexico it didn’t own…

Press release: Bunzl buys Mexican distributor Pro Epta

Facilities supplier Bunzl has acquired Mexican catering equipment distributor Pro Epta as it continues to focus on international expansion.News of…

Merger and Mexico focus in low key Depot webcast

Analysts' questions largely focused on the future of Office Depot's operations in Mexico and the proposed merger with OfficeMax during…

Exec Briefing: Merger and Mexico focus in low key Depot webcast

Analysts' questions largely focused on the future of Office Depot's operations in Mexico and the proposed merger with OfficeMax during…

Staples reveals plan progress

Staples provided an update of its strategic plan during today's earnings conference call.Anyone who has lived in or visited the…

New head of OfficeMax Mexico

 OfficeMax Mexico has named Guido Solórzano as its new CEO. Solórzano - who has a solid background in speciality retail -…

BOP in Mexico?

Mexico City (MEX): Reliable sources in Central America have informed opi.net that Boise Cascade Office Products (BOP) is set to…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…