Clarification: Staples earnings in line with analyst expectations

Staples has posted adjusted Q3 earnings per share of $0.42, not $0.21 as OPI reported yesterday. The result was in-line…

Big Buyer kicks off in Italy

Italy's main office supplies and stationery trade show Big Buyer got under way yesterday in the historic city of Bologna.Around…

Press release: Staples hires CIO

Staples has appointed Tom Conophy as EVP/CIO, overseeing all aspects of the company's global IT organisation.Read the full press release…

Starboard plans sale of 11m Office Depot shares

Investment fund Starboard has announced its intention to offload 11 million Office Depot shares, worth about $58.2 million.In a filing…

Staples Q3 sales fall

Staples has posted Q3 sales of $6.1 billion, down 3.8% on the same period last year.While this was below analyst…

Nectere creates Marketing and Data Director role

Dealer services provider nectere has appointed Dawn Kirby to the newly created position of Marketing and Data Director.Kirby has been…

Office Depot Israel in liquidation

Office Depot's operations in Israel have been placed in temporary liquidation, according to the Israeli press.Following a court ruling at…

European confidence improves in Q4

A renewed feeling of optimism amongst European OP executives was a highlight of OPI's fifth quarterly Business Confidence Survey.41% of…

TriMega reports record year-to-date results

US dealer group TriMega has said that member purchases through its buying programmes are at a record level so far…

Staples confirms USPS postal pilot

The US Postal Service (USPS) and Staples have launched a pilot programme that will see USPS postal counters inside more…

Expanded Far East role for Spicers’ Jenson

Spicers has named Kim Kaare Jenson as General Manager for its Asia-Pacific operations.Jenson was previously General Manager for the wholesaler's…

Highlands expands cleaning and breakroom resources

US manufacturer rep group The Highlands Group has made two regional business development appointments at its cleaning and breakroom team.Kevin…

Office Depot receives $35m Boise windfall

Office Depot has received about $35 million in cash from its stake in Boise Cascade Holdings (BCH).Through its recent merger…

Exacompta Clairefontaine Q3 sales steady

European paper and stationery manufacturer Exacompta Clairefontaine has reported solid third-quarter sales, with a year-on-year increase of 0.8%.The France-based firm…

o2o seeks further cost savings

Leading UK reseller office2office (o2o) has said that it is implementing further cost savings as it looks to offset continued…

Fire hits Austria’s Lenzing Papier

The paper machine at Lenzing Papier in Austria has been at a standstill since 5 November after a fire broke…

Corwell on track with facility expansion

European wholesaler Corwell says it is making good progress with the expansion of its warehousing facilities.Work to double the storage…

UOE set to host post office

UK independent dealer UOE has been selected as the new location for the East Finchley post office in north London.The…

Amazon launches virtual desktop solution

Amazon continues to extend its influence in the cloud computing space with the launch of a managed desktop service from…

Ingram Micro adds services for public sector resellers

IT distributor Ingram Micro has introduced three services to help its resellers compete more effectively in the public sector channel.Ingram…

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