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Online sales jump at Best Buy

Consumer electronics retailer reported a 15% increase in its US online sales in the third quarter. Best Buy’s e-commerce sales…

Interview: Flying the retail flag

On 1 October, UK dealer UOE raised a few eyebrows when it announced it had sold its B2B operations to…

WH Smith to make $400 million acquisition

WH Smith has agreed to acquire US travel retailer Marshall Retail Group (MRG) for $400 million as it looks to…

Approval for Officeworks staff agreement

The Australian Fair Work Commission (FWC) has approved the new store operations agreement proposed by leading office products retailer Officeworks.…

Recognition for French resellers

Office Depot France and French B2B company Bruneau both picked up prestigious national awards last week. On 9 October, at…

UOE sells B2B division

UK reseller UOE has sold its B2B operations in order to focus on its growing high street retailing business. Effective…

Staples Solutions sells another European unit

Staples Solutions has agreed to sell its retail and online business in Germany to Netherlands-based Office Centre for an undisclosed…

Office Depot still struggling with ‘office supplies retailer’ tag

OPI reports on Office Depot’s presence at the Goldman Sachs Global Retail Conference in New York City yesterday. Office Depot’s…

WeWork files for IPO | UK branch opens for InMotion | New job for...

WeWork reveals IPO plans Collaborative workspace provider WeWork has filed for an IPO and is looking to sell $3.5 billion…

Smith focuses on B2B

Office Depot CEO Gerry Smith called the company’s second quarter results a “compelling demonstration” of how it was implementing its…

Office Depot CFO: retail could be less than 20% of our business

Office Depot Inc CFO Joe Lower told investors at a conference this week that the company’s retail operations could represent…

Administrators confirm end of Office Outlet

The winding down of the Office Outlet office supplies retail business has been confirmed by its joint administrators from Deloitte.…

Staples unveils new store concept, confirms US Retail CEO

Just over a month after Staples Inc held its B2B conference in Florida where it launched its new own brand…

Big Interview: Retail rejuvenated

Ryman is something of an institution in the British retail space. With a chequered history dating back to 1893, the…

Senior appointments at Officeworks

Australian office supplies retailer Officeworks made three senior appointments to its management team, including two internal promotions. Daniel Tollenaere has…

FedEx Office opens 2,000th store

FedEx Office is bucking the retail downsizing trend by expanding its footprint and has just opened its 2,000th location in…

Smiggle expands global roll-out

Australia-based high street stationery retailer Smiggle has announced new partnerships with iconic retailers via wholesale and online channels in several…

Costco topples Amazon

According to the ACSI Retail and Consumer Shipping Report 2018-2019, Costco has overtaken Amazon as the leader in internet retailing…

Depot reports on “pivotal” year

Office Depot has released Q4 and full-year 2018 results with CEO Gerry Smith claiming that the reseller “achieved [its] key…

Paperchase considers CVA

UK stationery retailer Paperchase has reportedly called in consultants to explore a potential Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA). First reported in…

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Icahn publishes letter to HP shareholders

Activist investor Carl Icahn has written an open letter to the shareholders of HP Inc, likening the company’s standalone restructuring…