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Smiggle expands global roll-out

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle has announced new partnerships with iconic retailers via wholesale and online channels in several…

Officeworks to open its largest ever store

Australian business supplies reseller Officeworks is set to open what it says is the largest office products store in the…

Adelaide acquisition for Our Town & Country

Australian independent dealer Our Town & Country has acquired fellow Office National network member Adelaide Central. The acquisition expands the…

Acquisition for Officeworks

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

Big Interview Xtra: Paul Yardley, GNS Wholesale Stationers

OPI: When we talked about the set-up and history of the business, you mentioned that two-thirds still go through newsagents…

Research shows decline in core office products

A research report from Penfold Research has found that for the first time, sales of non-core office and work supplies…

Office Choice expands merchandising team

Australian dealer group Office Choice has appointed David Williamson to the position of National Merchandise Manager. Williamson has held various…

Another impressive performance from Officeworks

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks saw strong sales and earnings growth in the six months to the end of December…

Office Choice launches Bibbulmun range

Australian dealer group Office Choice has officially released the Bibbulmun range of Indigenous-branded workplace supplies. Bibbulmun is exclusive to Office…

Winc recruits sales manager

Australian OP reseller Winc has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager for technology solutions. Jan Bielecki joins the company from…

Mondi simplifies structure | Typo expands in the UK | P&G launches recycled plastic...

South Africa-based paper manufacturer Mondi is proposing to simplify its structure. It will go from being dual listed into a…

Roger Henry passes away

OPI is very saddened to report that industry veteran Roger Henry has passed away. Roger died peacefully with family members…

Smiggle reveals global growth plan

Australia-based high-street stationery retailer Smiggle is aiming to further expand its global reach. Parent company Premier Investments announced the plan…

COS joins Hall of Fame

Independent office supplies dealer Complete Office Supplies (COS) has been inducted into the 2018 Family Business Australia (FBA) Hall of…

Office Choice gears up for growth

Australia-based dealer group Office Choice has created a new leadership position in response to the continuing expansion of the business.…

Strong financial year for Office Choice

Australian dealer group Office Choice has reported solid financials for FY2017/18. The company said both like-for-like and whole of business…

Big Interview: Antipodean action

Australia has rarely been out of office products news over the past 18 months or so, but the biggest stories…

New marketing head for Office Brands

Australian dealer group Office Brands has appointed a new Head of Marketing.Phyabae Leong has taken the position, joining the Office Brands' management…

New boss for Faber-Castell Australia

Writing instruments vendor Faber-Castell Australia has appointed a former Nestlé executive as its new Managing Director.Michael Karakatsanis takes over from Count Andreas…

Geoff Penney passes away

OPI is saddened to report the passing of Australian office supplies legend Geoff Penney, aged 91.Barrie Parsons, Editor of Office Products…

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3M announces restructuring after slow start to 2019

3M has said it will cut 2,000 jobs worldwide after it reported “disappointing” first quarter results. The restructuring will involve…