Category: Writing Instruments


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


Newell Brands announced its second quarter results which showed nets sales growth of 5.1 per cent to $4.1 billion with core sales growth of 2.5 per cent. The company’s Learn segment generated net sales of $1.0 billion, an increase of 10.9 per cent compared with $912 million in the prior year. ... Read More


BIC Group has signed an Asset and Share Purchase Agreement to sell its BIC Graphic North America and Asian Sourcing operations to H.I.G. Capital, a global U.S. private equity firm, for 80 million USD (approximately 71 million EUR[1]). This includes 70 million USD in cash and 10 million USD through ... Read More


BIC Q1 2017 net sales declined by 4.1% on a constant currency basis; weakened by both stationery and shavers in North America. Net stationery sales for Q1 2017 decreased 2.2%, a 5.1% decline on a constant currency basis. Sales for this period were 163.4M euros compared to 167.1M euros in Q1 ... Read More