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Investor victory as Xerox CEO quits

It's curtains for Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson as he and six board members buckle under pressure from activist investors.The resignations…

Hot Topic: Plastic soup

Interest in the scourge of single-use plastic has recently been ignited by two major factors: Sir David Attenborough and the…

Spotlight Xtra: Byte Foods

Read Spotlight: Keeping it freshfor the full interview with Lee Mokri. OPI: How do new customers get started? Lee Mokri:…

Category Update: Give us a break

The office breakroom is undergoing fundamental change. No longer seen as just a place to grab some foul-tasting coffee or…

Izzy+ furniture brand to close

US office furniture vendor izzy+ is shutting down after 17 years of operation.As reported by theMichigan Business News, parent group…

M-Files partners with TGI

US-based information management company M-Files has added business technology provider TGI Office Automation to its global partner initiative.The M-Files Partner…

NAOPA deadline extended

Due to popular demand, OPI has extended the deadline for the North American Office Products Awards 2018.Registration is now open…

Comment: Stop blaming digital for Cenveo demise

Cenveo, North America’s largest envelope manufacturer, was forced to declare bankruptcy earlier this year, blaming pressure from new technologies. But one…

Analysis: Office Depot’s transformation gathers pace

As anticipated, the acquisition of IT support and repairs company CompuCom in October 2017 set the wheels in motion for…

Analysis: Which road will Essendant take?

At the end of February, US business products wholesaler Essendant reported a set of challenging 2017 financial results, with sales…

Hot Topic: Consolidating the future

There is nothing so constant as change. The OP industry is no exception. It has spent the past two decades…

Big Interview: The full (Canadian) package

Denis Mathieu, President of Novexco, is a man on a mission. Having arrived at the Canadian multichannel operator when his…

5 mins with… Ricardo Ferreira

What’s your life philosophy? E pluribus unum – ‘out of many, one’ – which highlights the importance of teamwork both in…

Final Word from Skip Ireland

COS Business Products & Interiors is a mid-sized company in Chattanooga (TN) in the US. We are 77 years old…

NAOPA 2018 open for entries

Submissions are now being accepted for this year’s North American Office Products Awards (NAOPA).The awards – now in their ninth…

US federal e-commerce plan revealed

The US General Services Administration (GSA) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) have issued their joint implementation plan…

Record profit for Aurelius | Chartpak buys paint maker | WB Mason hits back...

The Office Depot Europe acquisition has certainly paid off for Aurelius. The private equity firm – which bought the reseller’s…

Five reasons effective service management can increase your profits

We all know that providing excellent customer service is vital. But do we really promote a culture that ensures the…

Analysis: Other options for Essendant

OPI follows up on yesterday’s article about business products wholesaler Essendant.In the article, we looked at the possibility of Essendant…

Analysis: Depot’s transformation gathers pace

Office Depot has detailed its transformation strategy that will see the business supplies giant shift away from retail and expand…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…