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New offers for ADVEO

Following an eerie silence of almost two months, there have been new developments in the proposed sale of wholesaler ADVEO’s…

Correction: ADVEO bank loan

In yesterday’s story ADVEO to be acquired? we incorrectly stated that a €20 million bank loan would be made available…

Analysis: Whiteway optimistic for future of SPOT Group

Following the release of the annual results of Better Capital – owner of the Spicers-OfficeTeam Group (SPOT) – which described…

Analysis: Mega-merger in US wholesale channel

Speculation has been rife in the US since the beginning of 2018 that something 'big' was about to happen at…

Interview: Essendant leaders on the SPR merger

OPI catches up with Essendant CEO Ric Phillips and President of Office & Facilities Harry Dochelli to discuss the transaction…

SP Richards and Essendant announce merger

The two leading office products wholesalers in the US have announced plans to combine.In anannouncement earlier today, Essendant and SP…

Hot Topic: Consolidating the future

There is nothing so constant as change. The OP industry is no exception. It has spent the past two decades…

Essendant announces more restructuring as sales and earnings drop

US business products wholesaler Essendant has launched a $50 million cost-savings plan after it reported declining full-year sales and profits.The…

Tough quarter for SPR

Sales declines continued for US office products wholesaler SP Richards (SPR), revealed parent group Genuine Parts (GPC) in its Q4…

ECi Distribution President joins BSA board

IT provider ECi Software Solutions has strengthened its ties with US trade organisation Business Solutions Association (BSA).ECi Distribution Division President Brian Bowerfind…

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…

New wholesaler plans to disrupt UK market

There’s a new wholesaler in town with plans to tackle the likes of Amazon head on.OPI spoke to Jetzt, which is…

Wholesale and retail weakness hits Avery

Office superstore closures and wholesale headwinds weighed down Avery’s Q2 results.For the three months ended 30 June, sales at the…

Mac Papers expands offering with Florida takeover

US regional paper distributor Mac Papers has acquired Florida Graphic Supply.Florida Graphic Supply is a wholesale distributor of wide-format printing, plotters,…

Exertis creates Q-Connect stir

Exertis Supplies has caused a stir among the UK OP community.The wholesaler is offering a limited range of Q-Connect stationery…

Interview: The changing face of OP wholesaling

OPI catches up with ADVEO CEO Jaime Carbó following the publication of the wholesaler’s (if we can still call it…

VOW appoints Marketing Director

UK wholesaler VOW has formed a dedicated marketing team as it enhances its product marketing activities.VOW has appointed Helen Wade,…

Essendant and Staples talking points at Kinetic

OPI speaks to AOPD and TriMega about their joint Kinetic event that took place in Texas last week.There was a…

Big Interview Xtra: Craig Bartholomew, CEO, 360 Office Solutions

OPI: There’s much talk about the role and the value of dealer groups in our sector. Pinnacle carved itself a…

Insight: Striving to take out duplicate costs

A look at UK wholesaler Spicers’ new Alliance programme.The issue of redundant or duplicate costs in the UK office products…

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ACCO eyeing Zagg?

According to an article in the New York Post, ACCO Brands is one of the suitors for mobile accessories supplier…