Depot Acquires Allied Promotional
Office Depot has purchased Allied Office Products, parent of Allied Promotional
Products Group (asi/300870). The financial terms of the deal were not
disclosed. With more than $14 billion in sales and over 1,000 locations in 23
countries, Office Depot’s purchase will expand its presence in the U.S.
Northeast where the majority of Allied’s annual $300 million revenue is
“The acquisition is consistent
with our strategic initiative to
drive profitable market-share growth
in our business solutions division,” says
Brian Levine, spokesperson for
Office Depot. “Allied will
extend our market
reach and help accelerate the growth
of Office Depot in this important
executives and sales force will join
Office Depot’s Business Solutions
Division. “We believe,” Levine
says, “their management experience,
national customer base, and knowledgeable
sales force are a perfect complement
to Office Depot’s existing contract
organization and infrastructure.”
Jack Nadel International
Names New President
The board of directors
at Counselor Top 40 distributor
Jack Nadel International
appointed Craig Nadel as
president and CEO. Marty
Nadel, Craig’s father
and previous president
of JNI, passed away in
April. Craig, the nephew
of company founder Jack
Nadel, becomes just the
third president in JNI’s
53-year history. “Jack
felt it important that
a Nadel continue the role
that he started,” says
Craig Reese, senior vice
president. “The management
team in place is very strong.
The company is moving ahead
as it has in the last couple
years.” Nadel reports
that JNI ended its 2005-2006
fiscal year with more than
$84 million in sales, the
highest in JNI history.
addition, Robert Buckingham
was promoted from executive
vice president to COO,
with emphasis in sales
and marketing. Bruce
Cohen, vice president
of Eastern operations,
was elected to the board
of directors, while Steve
Widdicombe and Reese
were reelected to the
in New England,
Advertising & Business SVD Inc. (asi/110320) has temporarily been
forced out of its headquarters. Dawn Kuhse, manager of the distributorship, says
the timetable for a return is three weeks to two months. “We’re still
up and running and we will move back in,” she says.
able to salvage
all of their
as usual,” she
have a location
but we are
and we definitely
we lost it
to be sent
to the distributor’s
will be featured
as part of
show will air
May 27 at 8:30
for our full-colored
on ribbon,” says
did all the
for a mock
to her home,
it was looking
wedding ideas. “I’m
be, but I
never hurts,” she
and we hope
it does cool
Advantage Bag Co. (asi/32196) has acquired the promotional products
division of Commonwealth Packaging Co. (asi/46161).
on the Move
Brymark Promotions Inc. (asi/149287) has announced the hiring of David
Joseph as senior account executive.
has appointed Michel
Masse as its new
director of sales.
Owens & Co.
Otis Vetero, western
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