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Staples Posts Loss in Fourth Quarter
Friday March 6, 2015
For the full year 2014, total company sales decreased three percent to $22.5 billion compared to full year 2013.
Office Depot Reports Loss in Fourth Quarter on Weak Sales
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Office Depot expects total company sales in 2015 to be lower than 2014, primarily due to its decision to close certain stores, the negative impact of currency translation, and continued challenging market conditions.
Staples to buy Office Depot for $6.3bn
Wednesday February 4, 2015
And then there was one. However, the deal faces intense regulatory scrutiny according to lawyers and dealmakers who worked on similar transactions, as it comes just under two years after Office Depot merged with smaller rival OfficeMax.
Office Depot and Staples in Talks to Merge
Tuesday February 3, 2015
People familiar with the situation say there's no guarantee that a deal.
Starboard Demands Staples Merge with Office Depot
Wednesday January 21, 2015
Many analysts also believe that the merger might pass the regulatory hurdle.
Business Interiors by Staples picks the Workplace of the Future 2
Wednesday January 14, 2015
Second annual Workplace of the Future contest reveals how the Workplace is evolving.
Starboard buys stakes in Staples, Office Depot
Sunday December 14, 2014
Activist investor Starboard buys stakes in Staples, increases stake in rival Office Depot.
Staples Sales Fall in Latest Quarter
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Staples reported higher-than-expected quarterly sales and profit as business customers in North America bought more furniture, breakroom products such as coffee machines and core office supplies like stationery.
Office Depot Consolidated Sales Fall
Tuesday November 4, 2014
Same-store sales in North America fell 3 percent in the third quarter ended Sept. 27, primarily due to fewer customer purchases
Staples Second Quarter Sales Fall in Latest Quarter
Wednesday August 20, 2014
Grew sales in North American Commercial three percent year over year.
Office Depot Posts Bigger Loss
Wednesday August 6, 2014
Same-store sales decreased primarily due to lower transaction counts partially offset by higher average order values.
Office Depot Names Mark Cosby President, North America
Monday July 21, 2014
Cosby joins Office Depot, Inc. following a successful 30 year career at a number of leading retail chains.
Office Depot Recalls 1.4 Million Desk Chairs
Friday May 23, 2014
Poor quality chairs being recalled after 25 reported injuries.
Staples 1Q profit Sinks as it Closes Stores
Tuesday May 20, 2014
Staples Inc reported a 44 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a stronger U.S. dollar and store closures.
Staples Q4 Earnings Miss, to Close 225 Stores
Thursday March 6, 2014
For the full year, revenues came in at $23.114 million, down 5.2% year over year.
Office Depot posts fourth-quarter loss
Tuesday February 25, 2014
"For 2014, market trends are expected to remain challenging across our product lines and distribution channels."
Office Depot moving to Florida from Illinois for new headquarters
Tuesday December 10, 2013
The company said the evaluation of its headquarters selection was based on operation and employee costs, lease obligations, tax implications and government incentives and ability for expansion.
Staples Sales Fall 4 Percent in Latest Quarter
Wednesday November 20, 2013
"We continue to face weak demand for core office supplies, but we're driving growth online and in new categories, while aggressively managing expenses."
Roland C. Smith Appointed Chairman and CEO of Office Depot
Sunday November 17, 2013
Brings More Than 30 Years of Experience, Strong Retail Background, and Track Record in merger integration, business transformation and value creation.
OfficeMax Earnings Fall, Merges with Office Depot
Wednesday November 6, 2013
The new company with total revenue of about $17 billion for the 12 months ended Sep 28, 2013 has a headcount of approximately 66,000 globally, and offers service in 59 countries and operates over 2,200 retail outlets.
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