Vendor Partner News

February 14, 2019 0

Steady Q4 sales accompany a new strategy from BIC

BIC has reported a slight increase in stationery sales for Q4 2018, alongside a new strategic plan to transform its business for the future. BIC’s Q4 2018 stationery sales rose 0.6% on a constant currency basis compared to Q4 2017 to reach €170.4 million ($193 million). For FY2018, sales in the stationery segment were 1.2%...

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February 14, 2019 0

Continued headwinds for ACCO

Trends seen in the third quarter continued to drag on ACCO Brands’ Q4 results as the office products manufacturer reported lower sales and earnings.

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January 21, 2019 0

3M starts New Year with sustainability promise

As 2019 gets underway, 3M has pledged it will include a sustainability value commitment in all new products. 3M made the announcement during the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24). The company will set targets for reusability, recyclability as well as energy-saving, because the intention is to become more environmentally…

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January 21, 2019 0

HSM heads to Empack

Environmental technology experts, HSM, has announced it will be present at this year’s Empack conference. As a company offering market-leading innovative solutions for waste management, HSM will be showcasing a number of live demonstrations. These include HSM’s innovative range of vertical baling presses and cardboard perforating systems, but all with a “Made in Germany” quality….

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January 21, 2019 0

Henkel promises further brand investment

Henkel has announced plans to step up growth investments to capture growth opportunity and accelerate digital transformation. These investments by Henkel represent 300 million euros annually from 2019 onwards. A majority of this investment is for Henkel’s brands, technologies, innovations and key markets. However, around one third will additionally fund the digital transformation across the entire company. Particularly in its…

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January 21, 2019 0

Staedtler promotes new stationery range

Staedtler took to the stand at Big Buyer to promote a range of colouring and drawing products. The markers address a growing trend for drawing, sketching and writing styles. They also come in various different packs for calligraphy, lettering or colouring, with a double ended tip, small and large. Read more.

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January 21, 2019 0

Sofidel exhibits at label conference

The Sofidel Group will be exhibiting at a Private Label Conference & Exhibition in Italy.f Marca is one of the largest European trade fairs for the Private Label (PL) industry. It runs from 16 to 17 January 2019 and Sofidel will be in Pavilion 26, Stand B 106 – C 105. It is the only Italian exhibition that entirely focuses on…

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January 21, 2019 0

Fellowes green partnership

Fellowes Brands Europe has partnered with Tree Nation to introduce a Plant-a-Tree programme. Every customer who purchases Bankers Box – an archival corrugated product – can now sign up to the programme. It offers the chance to plant a tree in a global forest and also contributes to reforestation projects around the world. More information.

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January 21, 2019 0

Avery acquisition

Global manufacturing conglomerate CCL Industries has purchased direct-to-consumer online business Easy2Name (E2N) for its label maker subsidiary Avery. This is the seventh acquisition by CCL since it bought Avery in 2013. However, the latest acquisition is part of a number of measures to build CCL’s rapidly expanding portfolio of web-to-print technologies. Read more.

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January 21, 2019 0

Colop puts stamp on the future

Rubber stamp manufacturer Colop has announced its latest development, which promises to deliver the future for the stamp industry. The Colop e-mark is a digital stamp works much like a printer. It connects to the internet to allow businesses to be much more efficient. However, with a few tweaks, it won’t be long before consumers…

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