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Profit pressure at Slingsby

UK MRO and workplace equipment reseller Slingsby said adverse gross margin and overheads trends hit its operating profit in the…

GSA makes combined MRO and jan/san awards

The US General Services Administration (GSA) has named 30 suppliers to its new Maintenance Repair Facility Supplies (MRFS) purchasing channel,…

Grainger lowers sales guidance

MRO and business products reseller Grainger has lowered its sales guidance for 2019 due to softening US demand and challenges…

Manutan releases Q3 sales figures

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has reported top-line growth of 3.5% in the third quarter of its 2018/2019…

Fastenal hits new milestone

MRO and industrial supplier Fastenal has now installed over 100,000 vending machines. The landmark figure has come less than five…

Good H1 for Manutan

European B2B supplies reseller Manutan has reported a double-digit increase in adjusted operating profit for the first half of its…

Stable year for Slingsby

UK commercial and industrial supplies reseller Slingsby has reported flat year-on-year adjusted EBITDA of £1 million ($1.3 million) for the…

Grainger: differentiating via relationships

Grainger’s relationships with its customers are a “unique competitive advantage” said CEO DG Macpherson earlier this week on the company’s…

Onsite locations drive Fastenal growth

MRO and industrial supplier Fastenal has reported a solid end to FY2018. In Q4, sales were up 13.2% to $1.23…

Another acquisition for ASK

UK-based independent reseller ASK Office Supplies has made its third purchase in five years after acquiring AB4. AB4 is a…

Manutan furthers digital strategy

European MRO and business supplies reseller Manutan has promoted Henri Adreit to the position of Chief Digital Officer.   In…

Walmart partners with Microsoft | ARC sales grow | Iconex expands in Europe

US-based print services provider ARC Document Solutions has reported 4.1% growth in Q3 2018 sales to $100.5 million, while adjusted…

Category Update: Not by accident

The safety, personal protection equipment (PPE) and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) categories cover a vast array of diverse products…

Steady growth for Manutan

European MRO and business supplies reseller has posted positive results to complete its financial year. For the three months ended…

Grainger to increase prices

MRO supplier Grainger has announced that it is expecting to raise prices for US customers as a result of tariffs…

:3M reinvents Post-it Notes | Honeywell recalls hard hats | OfficeMax HQ sold |...

A round-up of this week's office products, business supplies and stationery news from around the web and elsewhere. Consumer brands…

Q1 improves for Grainger despite Canada weakness

US-based MRO supplier Grainger is dusting itself off after aweak FY2017to deliver solid Q1 results, despite the slow recovery of…

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,…

Office Depot launches new-look stores | Arjowiggins sheds banknote business | New OP title...

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

FY profits down for Grainger

Mounting costs weighed down FY results for US-based MRO supplier Grainger.For the 12 months ended 31 December, sales rose 3%…

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DEX to provide turnkey MPS solution for Essendant dealers

In the second part of our interview with Harry Dochelli (click here for Part 1), the Essendant President reveals details…