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Staples Releases 2015 Second Quarter Performance
September 8, 2015

Company sales for Staples, Framingham, Mass., during the second quarter of 2015, which ended Aug. 1, dropped to $4.9 billion, 5 percent lower than the same quarter in 2014. However, when excluding the impact of store closures in North America during the past year and changes in foreign exchange rates, total company sales increased 1 percent during the second quarter.

Former Standard Register Entity Makes Management Change
September 1, 2015

SRC Liquidation Co.—what's left of the former Standard Register Co. going through Chapter 11 bankruptcy—made a management change to save money. The company hired a new interim management services firm, Boston-based WilliamsMarston LLC, and appointed Landen Williams as chief restructuring officer.

Butler Street and Printing Impressions Introduce Best of Print & Digital Awards
September 1, 2015

Butler Street, a leading management consulting, training and research firm focused on client and talent development, has formed an alliance with Printing Impressions, America's most influential and widely read resource for the printing industry, to provide the de facto industry standard for measuring customer loyalty through its Best of Print & Digital Customer Survey. 

GPO on Track to Report Historic Low EEO Complaints
September 1, 2015

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) continues its commitment to providing employees a discrimination-free work environment. As FY 2015 comes to a close, GPO has had eight formal equal employment opportunity (EEO) complaints filed, which represents a 53 percent decrease from FY 2014 and an 84 percent decrease from FY 2013.

The Fastest-growing Promotional Products Companies in 2015 on Inc. 5000
August 18, 2015

Last week, Inc. published its annual Inc. 5000 list, a list of the fastest-growing private companies in America. As our sister publication, Promo Marketing, has reported in previous years, a number of industry suppliers and distributors made the ranks. This year, we counted 42 promotional products companies among the 5,000.

Independent Printing Acquires PrimaGraphics
August 4, 2015

Independent Printing, De Pere, Wis., has announced the acquisition of PrimaGraphics Inc. Located in Green Bay, Wis., PrimaGraphics will continue to operate in the same building and with the same organizational structure it had previously, under the new name of PrimaGraphics, a division of Independent Checks.