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Euroffice

Euroffice is a trading name of the Euroffice (EO) Group, a B2B office supplies retailer. The company operates from its headquarters in London, and also has an office in Milan, Italy.

History

The company was co-founded by George Karibian and the co-founder of Staples, Paul Korian. Simon Drakeford was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) of Euroffice in October 2007.



In March 2009, Euroffice expanded into the Italian market, setting up a dedicated office in Milan.In November 2010, the investment firm Darwin Private Equity acquired a majority share in Euroffice for an undisclosed sum, backing a management buyout (MBO) led by Drakeford. Founder George Karibian remained on the Euroffice board as non-executive chairman.



In 2011, the EO Group acquired another office supplies retailer, UK Office Direct.In January 2014, the EO Group launched Office Power, a technology platform for office supplies traders. At the same time, the Euroffice announced further expansion into Europe, launching a website to cater for the German market.



In May 2018, the EO Group acquired Eurostat, with the latter company merging fully to trade under the Euroffice name.

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