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Depot announces $100 million savings plan

Office Depot in North America has announced a companywide restructuring plan that it is calling a ‘business acceleration programme’ as…

Resilient Q1, says Antalis

Paper, packaging and visual communications distributor Antalis has said its first quarter results represent a “resilient” performance in an unfavourable…

Sappi hit by weak markets

Printing and writing paper sales declined in Q1 2019 for South Africa-based paper group Sappi. For the three months ended…

Amazon reports growth | Apple sales fall | The Navigator Company ups prices

Amazon has announced a solid quarter of growth in Q3 2018, as sales were up 20% to $72.4 billion and…

Highest sales in 15 years at Kimball

US-based office furniture manufacturer Kimball has reported its highest quarterly sales figures in over 15 years and strong double-digit organic…

Solid quarter for Clorox

US-based manufacturer Clorox has reported single-digit growth for its Cleaning division in Q1 2019. For the three months ended 30…

Quarterly loss at Askul

Japanese business supplies reseller Askul has reported an operating loss in Q1 2019 after a steep rise in warehousing and…

Robust Q1 for Cintas

Corporate apparel provider Cintas reported steady growth for Q1 2019. For the three months ended 21 August 2018, sales grew…

Herman Miller posts strong start to FY2019

US-based office furniture manufacturer Herman Miller has reported high single-digit growth for Q1 2019. Total sales for the quarter ended…

Stable results for Dixons Carphone

European consumer electronics and mobile group Dixons Carphone has reported flat Q1 2018/19 sales. Overall group sales were flat on…

Alibaba reports impressive growth

China-based online giant Alibaba has reported strong growth for Q1 2019. For the quarter ended 30 June 2018, sales jumped…

Strong Q1 coffee performance for JM Smucker

US beverages and snacks vendor JM Smucker saw solid growth in its Coffee division to start the financial year. Q1…

Plantronics reports better than expected sales

Personal audio communications manufacturer Plantronics has said Q1 2019 sales have exceeded expectations. The company saw sales increase 8.5% to…

Logitech sales growth continues

IT and EOS vendor Logitech has reported a strong first quarter, driven by Gaming and Video Collaboration. Sales for Q1…

Shaky Q1 for Ricoh

Japanese imaging and electronics vendor Ricoh has reported a patchy Q1. For the quarter ended 30 June 2018, sales in…

Positive Q1 for James Cropper

Q1 sales for UK paper manufacturer James Cropper grew 7%, despite rising pulp prices. James Cropper Chairman Mark Cropper said…

Wulff reports Q1 profit improvement

Nordics business supplies reseller Wulff appears to have put a tough FY2017 behind it as the group's streamlining initiative begins…

3D printing and Samsung position HP Inc for strong year

HP Inc reported a solid start to 2018, and its strategic expansion gives it a firm footing for the rest…

Officeworks Q1 sales up

Australian office supplies reseller Officeworks has enjoyed a solid Q1.In a retail trading update, sales for the first quarter of…

Alibaba smashes earnings estimates

Alibaba’s phenomenal growth as a China-focused e-commerce platform went unabated yet again in its first quarter.For the three months ended…

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SPR announces new HQ and DC plans

North American wholesaler S.P. Richards (SPR) is set to move to new headquarters in the coming weeks following last month’s…