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HP Inc reshuffles leadership team

HP Inc has appointed two new Presidents, one for its Americas and one for its Asia Pacific subsidiaries, following Stephen…

Steelcase Q4 sales on the up

Office furniture manufacturer Steelcase has reported organic growth of 4% in its Q4 sales, as orders in the Americas exceeded…
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Top Ten Reasons to Attend the EPIC 2014 Conference!

Mike Gentile from Independent Stationers shares the top 10 reasons to attend the EPIC 2014 conference in Hollywood, Florida.

Category Analysis: Antimicrobial

Antimicrobial and antibacterial is a category that is swathed in legislation, from justifying product claims to complying with the latest health…

Pat Barber, CEO, The Supply Room Companies

Its three divisions – The Supply Room Companies, Frank Parsons and Mega Office Furniture – have undergone a rebranding effort…

Staples’ shareholders voice discontent

At the meeting on 2 June, Staples' shareholders voted against the company's executive compensation proposal relating to top executives receiving…

New Staples appointment to push rebranding

In a newly created role designed to drive its Make More Happen brand campaign, the former Home Depot CMO will…

Schultz joins CoH board

NBPC Chair Jamie Fellowes called the nomination of the former United Stationers executive “an important next step” in the organisation’s…

UPS expected to follow FedEx in shipping changes

Traditionally, the two organisations follow each other's lead and analysts expect this case to be no different.When news of FedEx's…

Harry Dochelli, SVP Independent Channel, United Stationers

A Top 100 entry last year in his role of VP Sales, Independent Dealer Channel, Dochelli returns this year in…

Jim Ryan, CEO, Grainger

For 2013, the MRO distributor reported a 5% rise in sales and a 16% lift in net earnings with revenues…

Troy Rice, EVP of Retail, Office Depot

Joining Office Depot from Toys “R” Us where he served as EVP of Stores and Services, Rice has 24 years…

Steve Matyas, President, Staples Canada

Especially so as the competition in the guise of Novexco has become that bit more ferocious since Lyreco sold its…

Rick Toppin, COO, SP Richards

The sales organisation was refreshed and realigned to provide a more focused approach in the independent dealer channel and growth…

Joe Yorio, CEO, School Specialty

He took over from Jim Henderson who had been interim CEO since August last year after Mike Lavelle exited the…

Sid Lerman/Albert Benalloul, Presidents, Weeks Lerman

Having said that, bringing fresh blood into The Weeks Lerman Group – New York City's leading independent dealer – has…

Sean Fleming, CEO, Supplies Network

The move, announced in January 2014, was designed to position both companies for new ventures and enhanced future growth. Supplies…

Tim Connolly, President of Transformation and Supply Chain, United Stationers

He now has the responsibility of overseeing operations, sales, customer care, IT, transportation and inventory in an extended remit. Away…

Kevin Johnson, CEO, Warehouse Direct

The Chicago-based super dealer had another outstanding year in 2013 with the jan/san category leading dollar growth followed by document…

Robert De Montigny, CEO, NOVEXCO

Well, the answer – give or take a couple of weeks – was a resounding ‘yes’ after Robert de Montigny’s…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…