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Exacompta on track to close Biella acquisition

The shareholders of Switzerland-based filing manufacturer Biella have shown overwhelming support for the company’s acquisition by Exacompta. During the public…

Acquisition for Jalema

European office products manufacturer Jalema has acquired Germany-based business supplies firm Dataplus. Based in Pfullendorf, Dataplus specialises in polypropylene products…

Tri-state expansion for Imperial Dade

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning. Headquartered in Woodside (NY), Edmar is a distributor of…

ALSO expands eastwards

European distribution group ALSO has agreed to acquire Solytron, the largest local IT distributor in Bulgaria. Founded in 1991, Solytron…

WeWork acquires Managed by Q

Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has bought office management platform Managed by Q for a rumoured $200-$250 million. The move comes shortly…

Acquisition for Lindenmeyr Munroe

US paper merchant Lindenmeyr Munroe has bought Pennsylvania-based Beck Packaging. Lindenmeyr Munroe – a subsidiary of Central National Gottesman – said…

SPOT offloads Oyez Professional Services unit

UK office supplies group Spicers OfficeTeam (SPOT) has sold its lucrative Oyez Professional Services and Waterlow Business Supplies legal and…

Acquisition for Storey Kenworthy

US independent reseller Storey Kenworthy has acquired fellow Iowa dealer Rite Price Office Supply. The acquisition takes the number of…

Comercial del Sur expands presence in France

Four years after it bought the assets of RP Diffusion, Spain-based office products and stationery group Comercial del Sur has…

Exacompta to acquire Biella

A major acquisition in the declining filing category has been announced in Europe as Exacompta makes a €33.5 million ($38…

Cowans Group acquires Business Point

UK-based office supplier Cowans Group has acquired Bedfordshire office supplies company Business Point. Established in 1987, Business Point recently moved…

Where will Staples Inc go with DEX acquisition?

Staples’ move for managed print firm DEX Imaging is intriguing for both office technology and office supplies resellers. Our colleagues…

Acquisition for Officeworks

Australian office supplies reseller Officeworks has acquired technology services firm Geeks2U. Launched in 2005 in Sydney, Australia, over 300,000 customers…

Imperial Dade makes another acquisition

US jan/san and food service distributor Imperial Dade has acquired the New Jersey branch of Joshen Paper & Packaging.  …

Sharp increases direct sales presence

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of electronics vendor Sharp, has acquired IT solutions firm Saratoga Technologies. For…

Acquisition for Hummel’s

US office products dealer Hummel’s Office Plus has announced the acquisition of a fellow independent reseller in upstate New York.…

Sequana loses appeal | Expansion for Nuance | GPC makes acquisition

The Court of Appeal in London, UK, has upheld a judgement against European paper group Sequana that related to a €135 million…

Staples acquires DEX Imaging

Staples Inc has announced an agreement to purchase document imaging technology dealer DEX Imaging. One of the largest independent office…

Acquisition for Konica Minolta France

EOS vendor Konica Minolta Business Solutions France has purchased seven Sequoïa Group subsidiaries in the Grand-Est and Reunion Island regions.…

RJ young expands in Mississippi

US independent dealer RJ Young has acquired office equipment dealer Digitec. Based in Jackson (MS), Digitec specialises in multifunctional printers…

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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…