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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…

Michael Brown, CEO, HiTouch Business Services

A progressive year saw the company acquire five OP dealers throughout the US while two new programmes were launched in…

Steve Calkins, EVP of Contract Sales, Office Depot

Leading the company's North American field sales organisation, he is charged with setting strategic direction and growing sales across all…

Shira Goodman, President – North American Commercial, Staples

A fixture at Staples since 1992, Goodman helped develop the company's business delivery model and has at various times served…

Sean Macey, President, Basics Office Products

Amid a Canadian economy that impaired the top and bottom lines of dealers' operating statements, the group also expanded and…

Jim O’Brien, SVP of Marketing, SP Richards

This year, initiatives spearheaded by O'Brien include the extension and expansion of the ECi strategic alliance which involves joint planning…

José Mário Britto, Chairman, Inforshop

He's already preparing for his son Thiago, currently a serving director, to take over the business he founded in 1986.Last…

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…

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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…