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Pentel discussions ongoing, says Kokuyo

Japanese stationery and office furniture giant Kokuyo has said it is holding discussions with Pentel’s management following its acquisition of…

Kokuyo spends $90 million for indirect stake in Pentel

Japanese stationery and office products manufacturing and reseller group Kokuyo has bought out an investment fund that holds a stake…

Category Update: What’s cool in school?

The educational supplies sector is a huge global industry that’s expanding in large parts of the world. This is particularly…

BOSS encourages young industry talent

UK industry association BOSS returned with its award-winning Leaders of the Future Conference at London’s historic Stationers’ Hall last Friday.Chaired…

Pentel Australia boss resigns | 3M settles chemicals lawsuit | Amazon to expand checkout-free...

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

HSM’s Robbins retires

Popular UK office products industry figure Barry Robbins officially retired this week after 17 years of service at shredder manufacturer…

Category Update: Power of the pen

Speak to some of the biggest players in the writing instruments sector about the current state of the market and…

Pentel appoints account manager

Writing instruments maker Pentel is strengthening its UK account management team.The group has appointed Tim Gilmore as Key Account Manager.…

Hot Topic: Still the linchpin?

You’ve heard that “the industry is in a state of flux/change/transformation/consolidation” so many times now, it could almost become the…

Stationery Matters recognises young talent

Industry magazine Stationery Matters has compiled a list of the ‘ones to watch’ in the world of stationery and office…

Impressive growth for Pentel UK | Nestlé buys hipster coffee chain | Fujitsu scanners...

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

GNS boosts merchandise and marketing

Australia-based wholesaler GNS has appointed Margaret De Francesco as General Manager of Merchandise and Marketing.Well known in the country’s OP…

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…

Pentel strengthens UK sales team

Writing implement maker Pentel has bolstered its UK account management team.Michelle Somerville has been hired as B2B Channel Manager while…

Category Update: Classroom shake-up

The education sector globally is undergoing something of a revolution. Technological advances, curriculum changes and new learning methods are being…

Lyreco Awards highlight importance of suppliers

Addressing attendees at its Group Suppliers Day in Paris, OP reseller distributor Lyreco stressed the importance of suppliers for survival…

Category Update: The write direction

The writing instruments market is huge, representing $2.1 billion of sales in the US alone. And it’s on the increase,…

BSA announces scholarships

The Educational Foundation of the Business Solutions Association (BSA) has announced the winners of its 2016 scholarship competition.The foundation provides…

Sad news from Staedtler UK

Staedtler UK has announced the sudden death of its Managing Director Duncan Savage.Duncan passed away on Sunday 24 April. He…

AOPD announces award winners and new board members

American Office Products Distributors (AOPD) honoured three individuals at this month’s Kinetic 2016 annual conference.Receiving the annual President’s Award were…

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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…