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  Today's Date: Friday August 28, 2015    Current MMQB Index: 5527.34 +6.03 (+0.11%) on a volume of 1,567,646 shares. Year to Date Change: -6.54%
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Keep up to date with Office Depot, Office Max, Staples and more!
Staples reports Sales Fell 5% in the latest Quarter
Wednesday August 19, 2015 
Comparable store sales decreased three percent, reflecting a two percent decline in average order size and a one percent decline in traffic versus the prior year.

Office Depot Sales Slide 10% in Latest Quarter
Tuesday August 4, 2015 
Company faces challenges as it awaits regulatory approval of its merger with Staples.

Office Depot to pay $3.4 million over office chair defects
Wednesday May 27, 2015 
Office Depot sold more than 1.4 million of the defective Gibson chairs between 2003 and 2012.

Staples Sales Fall 7% in First Quarter 2015
Wednesday May 20, 2015 
Company grew sales in Staples.com only one percent in U.S. dollars, or three percent on a local currency basis, way below competitors like Amazon.

Office Depot Sales Fell 11% in First Quarter 2015
Tuesday May 5, 2015 
During the quarter the company closed 20 stores.

Martha Stewart Living in New Strategic Collaboration with Staples
Tuesday April 21, 2015 
New branded home office and home organizing products to launch in Staples stores nationwide and online in fall 2015.

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.

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