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Final Word from Brad O’Brien

As a country with a population of just under 25 million people, Australia could be considered a minor player with…

Analysis: Further twist in OfficeMax sale

Platinum Equity’s attempt to acquire OfficeMax in Australia and New Zealand has stalled after a High Court injunction by New…

M-Files expands into Australia

US-based information management company M-Files has opened a new office in Australia.The location in Sydney is part of the group’s…

Australian education supplies market in good health

According to a new research study published by Penfold Research, the Australian education supplies market was valued at $A2.4 billion…

Grainger celebrates 90 years | Record launch for Amazon Australia | Currys PC World...

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

GNS expands national footprint

Australia-based stationery wholesaler GNS has agreed to acquire Satex.Headquartered in Adelaide, Satex is a fellow office products, educational and art…

Digital relaunch ahead for Stationery News

Australia-based publishing house Yaffa Media has announced the closure of long-running OP industry magazine Stationery News.The news broke yesterday when the…

Officeworks Q1 sales up

Australian office supplies reseller Officeworks has enjoyed a solid Q1.In a retail trading update, sales for the first quarter of…

Cities vie for Amazon HQ 2 | WB Mason unveils electric fleet | Office...

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

ACCC sets OfficeMax/COS decision date

The Australian consumer watchdog ACCC has set a date for its decision on the acquisition of OfficeMax by Complete Office…

Office Brands makes new appointments

Australian dealer group Office Brands has appointed Dominic Panetta to head up its marketing team.He takes over as Marketing Manager, succeeding…

Amazon faces tax bill | 3M opens design centre in Japan | WB Mason...

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

Office Brands appoints new merchandise head

Australian dealer group Office Brands has appointed a new merchandise manager.Stationery News has reported that Andrew Gilbert has been promoted…

ACCC voices concerns over Staples and OfficeMax merger

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has delivered a preliminary view that raises doubts over the proposed merger by…

3M CEO abandons Trump council | Australian authorities chase printer ink fine | US...

A round-up of this week’s office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere.3M CEO Inge…

Sales and earnings up at Officeworks

Australian office supply reseller Officeworks has reported another year of strong top and bottom-line growth.Sales for the 12 months to…

Officeworks launches forest restoration project

Australian OP retailer Officeworks is helping to restore some of Australia's endangered natural forests.As part of a project dubbed Restoring Australia, the…

Staples ANZ to rebrand

Staples Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) is to rebrand following its takeover by private investment firm Platinum Equity.The business, which…

Staples takeover decision date | Amazon in trouble with the feds | Cenveo shifts...

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

Analysis: FTC investigation could spell trouble for Amazon

Amazon’s pricing practices are coming under scrutiny by the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).The FTC is reviewing a report by…

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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…