31 July 2007 — Aylesbury (UK): Kent-based Acorn Business Supplies has acquired Knight Office Supplies (KOS), marking its fourth takeover of the year.
The addition of KOS, run by director Brian Morris along with Hugh Tyrell and Leanne Morris, takes Acorn sales to over £7 million ($14.2 million).
Acorn’s managing director, John Harrison, said: "We are extremely pleased that Brian has decided to join us with his experienced team from KOS. They will help us to further strengthen our Greater London and Home Counties business."
Brian Morris said: "I am really delighted with this opportunity to concentrate our efforts, expand our customer base and extend our existing product portfolio to all our regular customers. I am sure that our joint efforts will deliver positive benefits in the months and years to come."