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Syanxon and BOSS sign partnership deal


Synaxon has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the office products businesses that are operating and expanding into the IT sector by signing-up as a fully-fledged member of the BOSS Federation. The BOSS Federation is a non-profit making organisation that acts as a representative body for the office products industry, providing support and protection for its members. BOSS represents all businesses ...

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Bantex builds on its Aussie base

Bantex managing director Michael Stathakis.

Starting in 1998, Michael Stathakis worked his way through nearly every position and facet of the Bantex business – from manufacturing and operations to finance and ultimately into general management. “Trials by fire over 17 years has pretty much taught me what I need to know to be in the driver seat of the Bantex Group, but of course, I ...

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BIC Boy goes back to school


Launched in 2011, the ‘Choose BIC and Change a Future’ initiative has donated over five million pens to assist lesser-resourced learners across South Africa. For the fourth consecutive year, BIC will embark on its successful school roadshow, and this year, the stationery brand will continue its efforts towards improving the quality of education in our schools with the brand messaging: ...

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GNS makes a fashion statement with Skweek


GNS Wholesale Stationers has launched a new range of children’s fashion stationery, aimed at the increasingly popular ‘fun and colourful’ lines marketed by boutique chain Smiggle and discount department stores. GNS has created a Facebook page to launch the Skweek brand, which is being supported by posters and shelf-wobblers in key newsagents. “Our new fashion stationery range is already proving ...

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Corporate Stationery Mock-Up


Image created using our Corporate stationery Mock-up based on professional photos. 60 different items and 5 perspective views. Just open the psd file and place your design on the objects. All objects and shadows are fully separated so you can easily play with them and create your own original custom scene. Save time and make your brand look eye candy ...

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Battersea Dogs and Cats Home eyes brand expansion at BLE 2015


The UK animal charity will be heading to BLE with an arsenal of new style guides and artwork formats this year, as it looks to attract new licensing partners across a wealth of new categories, including stationery and back-to-school. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home is looking to expand its adult and children’s licensing programme across apparel, stationery and toys. The ...

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Hong Kong’s best kept secrets: a proper stationers in Central


Stationery stores seem to be fast disappearing in Hong Kong – where can you get a decent pen, notebook or file folders in Central? A great place is Yat Fat Stationers – and it carries just about everything one would need. It’s not one of those tiny shops stuffed to the gills – it’s highly organised and staff are helpful in ...

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Online sales, red shed shoppers key to Warehouse’s $57 million profit

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New Zealanders’ growing reliance on smartphones is changing the way retailers do business, The Warehouse Group’s chief executive says. The retail giant has reported a net profit after tax for the year of $57.1 million, down nearly 6 per cent. Retail sales were up 4.6 per cent to $2.77 billion across the group, which includes The Warehouse, Warehouse Stationery, Noel ...

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Mockingbird Paperie opens in Corning


Mockingbird Paperie at 32 W. Market Street joins the Gaffer District lineup in Corning, with a grand opening party planned from 5-8 p.m. Friday by owner Suzanne Loesch. The public is invited to a ribbon cutting at 5 p.m. followed by a book signing, live opera music and refreshments. Mockingbird Paperie offers wedding invitations, letterpress cards, fine stationery, luxury fountain pens, inks and unique ...

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