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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…

Hilary Lee passes away

Australian dealer group Office Choice has announced the passing of industry veteran Hilary Lee. Hilary was a much-loved and respected…

HP Inc agrees to pay up in Australia over ink gaffe

The Australian arm of HP Inc has agreed with the country's consumer watchdog to pay compensation to customers who bought…

Officeworks’ Mark Ward to retire

Australian stationery and business supplies reseller Officeworks has announced the departure of its Managing Director.Mark Ward is set to retire…

Platinum to offload Winc NZ to get OfficeMax prize

Private equity firm Platinum has reached a deal with New Zealand's Commerce Commission to sell Winc NZ once it completes…

BIC sues former Cello pens owner | OfficeMax to close Waiwhetu offices | SYNNEX...

France-based vendor BIC has launched a suit with the high court in Mumbai, India, against the former owners of Cello…

Rebrand for Stationery Wholesalers

Australia-based OP reseller Stationery Wholesalers has opted for a new name and refreshed look.After more than 30 years trading as…

Survey reveals office wood benefits

Researchers at the University of Canberra in Australia have explored the effect of wood in the workplace.As reported by the Australian…

Analysis: Will Platinum complete trans-Tasman deal?

In early February 2018, Platinum Equity announced the completion of its acquisition of the OfficeMax business in Australia for an…

Pentel Australia boss resigns | 3M settles chemicals lawsuit | Amazon to expand checkout-free...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.General Manager of…

Strong H1 for Officeworks

Australian stationery and business supplies reseller Officeworks has reported a solid first half.For the six months ended 31 December 2017,…

Haynes to retire from ACCO Australia

Managing Director of ACCO Brands Australia Bruce Haynes has announced his retirement.His departure – set for 30 June 2018 –…

New Chairman for Office Choice

Australian dealer group Office Choice has appointed a new Chairman.Daniel Kelly is currently Managing Director of Stuart & Dunn and…

Dealer groups form global alliance

A new international coalition has been forged between five of the OP industry’s most globally recognised dealer groups.Office Choice in…

Office Choice quits OPANZ buying group

Office Choice has decided to part ways with the buying group it helped establish.Office Products Australia New Zealand (OPANZ) was…

Platinum completes OfficeMax Australia acquisition

US private equity firm Platinum Equity has announced the completion of the acquisition of the OfficeMax business in Australia.As reported…

Office Depot SVP of Finance resigns | SP Richards consolidates Richmond location | Alibaba...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Office Depot SVP…

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HP rejects Xerox offer

The board of HP Inc has unanimously rejected the recent takeover offer from Xerox, saying it significantly undervalues the company…