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Paperchase considers CVA

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

New management appointment for Jiffy

UK-based packaging manufacturer Jiffy Packaging has announced that Richard Gregg has taken over as Managing Director at the company. Gregg…

New acquisition for Bluefish

UK-based independent dealer Bluefish has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of fellow Northampton-based Halcyon Office Solutions. Halcyon specialises in…

5 minutes with: Richard Bennett

Describe what you do in fewer than 20 words.Get the right products in the right place at the right time…

Stationer Blott on expansion trail

Fledgling UK stationery retailer Blott is planning significant growth over the next few years, with the company aiming for 40…

Positive Q1 for UK stationery firms

The UK card and stationery independent retail sector performed strongly in the first quarter of 2013, according to a new…

Ryman appoints Trading Director

UK stationery reseller Ryman has named Alison Gayton as its new Trading Director.The new arrival joined the business this week…

WH Smith: good profit as sales dip

UK-based stationery and books reseller WH Smith reported a "good profit performance" but another dip in sales for the 20…

Administrators seek Comet buyer

Consumer electronics retailer Comet has officially entered administration, putting almost 7,000 jobs at risk.Business advisory group Deloitte is now seeking…

UK retail benefits from ‘Jubilee effect’

Like-for-like retail sales in the UK were up 1.4% in June compared to the same month in 2011, with office…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…