Staedtler is promoting a range of colouring and drawing products at this year’s edition of Big Buyer.
Adriano Alessio, Managing Director of dealer group Gruppo In Ufficio and President of AIFU (Italian association of office suppliers), told The Office Times that sales for its dealers were up 2% in 2017 (until the end of September) and that October was a very strong month.
Makro, who have embarked upon an multi million investment of an almost doubling of their warehouse capacity, will begin the mechanisation of the new extended facility in early 2018, ready for implementation in the early summer of 2018.
Integra Business Solutions Limited has further expanded its range of services to members with the launch of a dedicated Workwear webstore. Developed by Integra and exclusive to members, this cost effective solution features over 30,000 SKUs with plans to extend this further with selected partners.
BPGI recently held its Annual General Meeting in Berlin. As the organisation enters its 20th year of collaborative working in the independent dealer channel, the group has made positive steps to take the organisation forward, with increased membership and improving vendor performance since moving back to its European base.
A much softer-than-anticipated back-to-school (BTS) season in the US caused Newell Brands’ Writing division to post lower-than-expected Q3 results.
Pentel has announced two new appointments to its account management team. Michelle Somerville joins the company as channel manager business to business, and Kyle Partridge takes on the newly created position of key accounts manager.
Integra Business Solutions is delighted to announce the winners of its £20,000 Giveaway, launched to celebrate the groups 20th Anniversary and to thank members for their continued support.