Category: Retail

11

Jan2018
Click here to access the COPA E-News Brief publication for January 11, 2018 Articles in this issue: Office Depot names new CFO | Office Depot annonce un nouveau chef des finances ECi expands global footprint with PrintFleet acquisition | ECi élargit son empreinte avec l’acquisition de PrintFleet ... Read More

08

Dec2017
It was another successful evening as professionals from the office products industry gathered at the Annual COPA Stars Gala on November 16 at the Vue (Toronto, ON) to honour this year’s awards recipients—including our special guest, the Individual Award of Excellence recipient Edward “Ted” Hoxie of Beatties Basics—and raise funds ... Read More

08

Dec2017
Your Association is always working hard to ensure we deliver the most value for your membership dollars. As such, for 2018, we’ve launched some new initiatives that will help your membership pay for itself. As part of your membership renewal: Market data is now included in your membership, previously a separate charge ... 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

08

Dec2017
After announcing that it would not oppose the proposed acquisition of OfficeMax Australia by Complete Office Supplies, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said it will not oppose the Winc-OfficeMax merger either, which it previously said warranted scrutiny. In its decision regarding COS, the ACCC focused on the supply of ... Read More

08

Dec2017
This year, only 32 per cent of employees spent all their time working in, or at their office, according to a recent survey from Staples. The flexibility to work remote is the new normal for office workers, with 43 per cent of employees saying it’s a must-have. There’s a gap, however, ... Read More

10

Nov2017
Office Depot, Inc. is pivoting the company from a traditional office products retailer to a broader business services and technology products platform. As the first step in this new strategic direction, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CompuCom Systems, Inc., a market-leading provider of award-winning IT ... Read More

06

Oct2017
Sycamore Partners recently announced it has completed its acquisition of Staples, Inc. “We are pleased to have completed this transaction and look forward to partnering with CEO Shira Goodman and the Staples management team as we seek to increase long-term profitability,” says Stefan Kaluzny, managing director of Sycamore Partners. “With the ... 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

12

Sep2017
A new brand campaign from Staples Canada made its debut as part of the company’s annual back-to-school marketing efforts. Launched in the United States earlier this year, the company said the slogan It’s Pro Time celebrates a commitment to excellence and everyday professionals, students, teachers and parents. The new advertising campaign ... Read More