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Office Depot France denies works council allegations

Office Depot has categorically denied allegations of the misuse of company funds made by workers’ representatives in France. As reported…

Acquisition for Konica Minolta France

EOS vendor Konica Minolta Business Solutions France has purchased seven Sequoïa Group subsidiaries in the Grand-Est and Reunion Island regions.…

Bruneau joins Interaction

France-based B2B office supplies reseller Bruneau has joined Interaction, the European alliance of office products distributors, as an associate member.…

Sequana suspends trading

Sequana, the parent company of specialty paper manufacturer Arjowiggins, has suspended trading of its shares on the Paris stock exchange.…

International Paper acquisition | BIC sells factory | Bong appoints CFO

Global pulp, paper, and packaging producer International Paper has acquired family-owned Spanish packaging business Envases Grau for an undisclosed sum.…

Arjowiggins sale terminated

The planned sale of the Graphic and Creative Paper divisions of French specialty paper manufacturer Arjowiggins will no longer go…

Interview: Lyreco CEO Hervé Milcent aiming for PPE leadership position

Lyreco has signalled its intent to become a force in the European personal protective equipment (PPE) market following the acquisition…

Lyreco makes PPE acquisition

Workplace supplies giant Lyreco has made a strategic acquisition in the personal protection equipment (PPE) category. Lyreco has acquired the…

Pilot reorganises European management

Writing instruments manufacturer Pilot Corporation of Europe (PCE) has announced a number of management changes following Paul Phelan’s departure. Phelan will…

New identity for Lyreco

France-based office products reseller Lyreco has unveiled its new company identity and positioning. In terms of branding, the name and…

Rise in sales continues for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller has reported a good performance for Q3 2018.Sales for the quarter rose by 8.4%…

ALSO expands in France

European technology distributor ALSO has acquired France-based DistriWan.DistriWan is a value-added distributor of wifi networking and security solutions to larger…

Solid Q2 for Manutan

Eastern Europe continued to drive sales in Q2 2018 for business supplies reseller Manutan.For the three months ended 31 March,…

Avery announces leader for ‘West Region’

Label maker Avery has appointed a new head to run part of its European business.Nicolas Jean-Jean has been promoted to…

Vendor Profile: Lining up the future

Established in 1864, Hamelin is a leading manufacturer of school and office products ranging from notebooks, notepads and diaries, to…

Amazon Business debuts in France

Amazon Business has launched in France, opening up the country’s €71 billion ($79 billion) B2B e-commerce market.The internet giant’s standalone…

UK & Ireland drive Exertis Q3

European IT wholesaler DCC Technology – which operates as Exertis – has reported a solid Q3.In a brief interim trading…

Polyconcept sheds candy maker

Netherlands-based corporate merchandise supplier Polyconcept has sold its promotional candy subsidiary.It said selling Areka to long-term business partner Boudeville and…

Bunzl expands in US and UK

Distribution and outsourcing group Bunzl has acquired two business in the UK and the US.In the US, it has purchased…

ADVEO closes France warehouse sale

European office supplies wholesaler ADVEO has finalised the sale of its French subsidiary’s warehouse for €8 million ($9.55 million).The facility…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…