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NZOS appoints general manager

Independent dealer New Zealand Office Supplies (NZOS) has appointed Mike Nugent as General Manager – Commercial. Nugent has held a…

Warehouse Stationery to streamline operations

New Zealand-based Warehouse Group has revealed its strategy to combat competitors. During its recent AGM, the company said it plans…

OfficeMax launches e-waste programme

Office products reseller OfficeMax has partnered with the Australia and New Zealand Recycling Platform (ANZRP) to provide a free e-waste…

Improved performance for Warehouse Stationery

New-Zealand-based retailer Warehouse Stationery has recovered from last year’s systems disruptions with a solid start to its 2019 financial year.…

Sales and profits fall at Warehouse Stationery

New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery has reported full-year results that were described as “disappointing”. For the 12 months ended 29 July…

Fuji Xerox NZ begins recovery

Scandal-hit manufacturer Fuji Xerox New Zealand has started to rebuild after it was found to have committed ‘inappropriate accounting’ fraud…

Big Interview: Antipodean action

Australia has rarely been out of office products news over the past 18 months or so, but the biggest stories…

Analysis: OfficeMax New Zealand sold

Platinum Equity has completed its acquisition of OfficeMax New Zealand although the US firm still has not found a buyer…

Disruption eases in Q3 for Warehouse Stationery

New Zealand-based retailer Warehouse Stationery is gradually recovering from the ongoing systems disruption, Q3 results have revealed.For the three months…

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…

Systems integration knocks Warehouse Stationery

Weak IT sales and a systems integration continued to weigh down New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery, interim results revealed.For the half…

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…

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…

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…

Christmas sales decline for Warehouse

The Christmas trading period fell short of expectations for New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery.In an interim statement, parent company The Warehouse…

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…

New Zealand reseller goes out of business

Corporate Consumables (CCL), one of New Zealand’s leading office products resellers, ceased trading just before Christmas.In a statement on its…

Further twist in OfficeMax sale

Reports from the financial press suggest that Platinum Equity may be looking to divest assets in an effort to get…

Will Platinum wait for NZ decision?

Platinum Equity is on track to bring Winc and OfficeMax together in Australia, but it might have to throw in…

Systems disruption knocks Warehouse Q1 sales

A Q1 update revealed a shaky start to FY2018 for New Zealand-based Warehouse Stationery.The office supplies arm of discount retailer…

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Relief for Borroni after difficult times

OPI speaks with ADVEO Italy Managing Director Luca Borroni following the news that the company’s future has been assured. After…