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OfficeTeam buys ZenOffice

UK market consolidation is in full swing as OfficeTeam is the latest to scoop up a fellow dealer.The reseller, which…

How will Essendant respond to market forces?

There are some interesting market dynamics in play that might shape a new future for US business products wholesaler Essendant.There…

Insight: SPOT looking to take share with dealer acquisitions

OPI has spoken to SPOT CEO Jeff Whiteway about the announcement that the group is re-entering the acquisitions market.UK office…

Hot Topic: The burning issues

Industry consolidation, big-box retrenchment, secular declines in traditional categories, the digitisation of the workplace, Amazon and the rise of the e-commerce…

Best Buy Canada consolidates brands

Best Buy Canada is consolidating its Future Shop and Best Buy stores and websites under the Best Buy brand.The company…

BOSS Young Managers’ Conference tackles industry issues

UK trade association BOSS will explore the major changes impacting the OP industry at the upcoming Young Managers’ Conference.The conference,…

The Hot Topic of Consolidation: Hive of activity

The OP industry is on the move – or so it seems. The past few months have seen plenty of merger…

News Analysis: Starboard circling for Staples

OPI readers will no doubt recall the Office Depot/Starboard Value saga of 2012-2013 when the activist investment firm led by Jeff…

News Analysis: Vendor consolidation continues apace

2014 was barely a week old and we had seen two major OP players enter agreements to sell off manufacturing operations,…

Shoplet CEO on industry consolidation

While in Chicago this week for the City of Hope gala dinner, OPI spoke to Shoplet chief Tony Ellison about his…

JPP and Gould merge divisions

Japan Pulp & Paper (JPP) and Gould Paper have merged their specialty paper divisions in the US.The move sees the…

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Analysis: Inside ACCO’s FY results

The double-digit jump in ACCO’s share price on Wednesday came as the company’s Q4 results beat Wall Street sales and…