Newell Rubbermaid has reported strong Q2 results with CEO Michael Polk reporting that "outstanding top line performance in Writing, Tools and Commercial Products drove core sales growth of 4.6 percent.”
China Stationery has reported an estimated loss of 332.73 million yuan (€40 million) following a fire earlier in April.
BIC reports that first half 2014 Stationery net sales decreased 0.3% (excluding the impact of Cello Pens) and were up 6.5% on a comparative basis
Investment company Better Capital says that Spicers and OfficeTeam have entered a transaction under which control of Spicers will be taken over by the fund that owns OfficeTeam.
Sequana, the parent company of paper merchant Antalis, reported a net loss of € 80 million for the first half of 2014, compared to a loss of 36 million a year earlier, but turnover was up 2.7% to € 1,720 million.
Thomas Froehlich has been appointed company director and CEO of filing and organising products manufacturer Arnos Australia Pty Ltd
Xerox announced total revenue of $5.3 billion in the second quarter, down 2 percent or 3 percent in constant currency .
Better Capital, which owns Spicers, has wholly acquired OfficeTeam, the UK-based supplier of office products and services, for £80m, with a further £10m commitment to support the firm's restructuring
Messe Frankfurt reports that Creativeworld is almost fully booked-up for 2015. The German companies that have already registered include Buntpapierfabrik Ludwig Bähr, Christophorus Verlag, C. Kreul, Edding
3M has posted a 6 per cent rise in second-quarter profit as sales increased across all its businesses. Its consumer business, which includes Scotch tape and Post-it notes, recorded a 3.7 per cent increase
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