Category: Consumer habits

08

Dec2017
Avery Products Corporation has filed a lawsuit against sellers of alleged counterfeit Avery labels in the United States. “We simply will not tolerate such activity,” said Jim Sellors, president of Avery North America. “Our goal is to let consumers know that when they purchase Avery labels, they’re getting the outstanding product ... Read More

08

Dec2017
Office Depot, Inc. has announced the launch of BizBox, a new business services platform that will provide start-ups and small business leaders access to the core services needed to start and grow their businesses through a convenient subscription. With monthly services starting at $99, BizBox is expected to simplify business ... Read More

10

Nov2017
3M recently reported third-quarter earnings of $2.33 per share, an increase of 8.4 per cent versus the third quarter of 2016. Sales were $8.2 billion, up six per cent year-on-year in dollar terms. Organic local-currency sales increased 6.6 per cent, while divestitures reduced sales by 1.2 per cent. Foreign currency ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Office Depot, Inc. recently announced it is collaborating with Elementum to fortify its omnichannel operations, providing the company the ability to deliver products and services at unparalleled velocity and scale across all customer channels. The implementation of Elementum will provide comprehensive operational visibility, enabling Office Depot to act quickly, proactively ... Read More

12

Sep2017
ACCO Brands Corp. recently released its second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2017. The company saw a net sales increase of 19 per cent to $490 million compared to the prior year quarter of $410 million. The sales increase was driven by acquisitions. Excluding the effects of ... Read More

12

Sep2017
Office Depot, Inc. recently launched same-day delivery in Atlanta and Los Angeles, with plans to launch the service in Ft. Lauderdale/Miami early September. The same-day delivery service is powered by Deliv, a leading crowdsourced, last-mile logistics company providing same-day delivery and returns for omnichannel retailers, local businesses and e-commerce companies. The ... Read More

08

Aug2017
COPA has another must-attend event approaching on September 20, 2017. RetailNet Group (RNG) will be addressing three critical topics to help businesses understand the key drivers of change and the strategic initiatives brands and resellers will need in order to succeed. 1. Ecommerce and Digital Ecosystem Management It is imperative to understand ... Read More

04

Aug2017
The Conference Board of Canada’s Index of Consumer Confidence jumped 2.1 points to 113.6 (2014 = 100), the highest level since January of 2010. Canada’s two largest provinces, Quebec and Ontario, supported growth in July, with the latter seeing the largest growth in its index since March 2015. Consumers in Canada’s two ... Read More

04

Aug2017
The Conference Board of Canada released highlights from its Canadian Outlook report, which presents the short-term national economic outlook. Highlights from the report: The Canadian economy got off to a great start in 2017, thanks to strong household consumption and a pickup in machinery and equipment investment. GDP is expected to increase by ... Read More

12

Jul2017
Canadian retail e-commerce sales were $1.2 billion in April, a 41.6 per cent jump compared to last year according to a Stattistics Canada report. While the large increase shows a shift in how Canadian consumers are shopping, e-commerce sales still only account for 2.5 per cent of total retail trade. Overall, April ... Read More