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Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth
If approved, the deal would combine the No. 1 U.S. office supplier with its closest rival, creating a new company with expected annual revenue of $39 billion.
Staples, Office Depot in Advanced Talks to Merge
The combination of the office-supply giants should lead to greater savings, investors believe.
Activist Investor Urges Staples to Merge With Office Depot
Starboard Value has written a letter to Staples urging it to merge with rival its big rival.
If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Why Two Competitors Joined Forces in the Fight to Beat Cancer
Sometimes it makes sense to merge with your competition. Yael Cohen Braun and Julie Greenbaum didn't always think so, but they do now.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Activist Investor Urging Yahoo and AOL Merger Discloses Stakes in Both Companies
It claims a merger could create up to $1 billion in 'synergies.'
How to Keep Company Culture Alive After an Acquisition
When an acquisition occurs, there will without a doubt be nervous employees, an unavoidable side effect. But entrepreneurs can avoid mass confusion and panic by following these five tips.
Mergers and Acquisitions
Instead of Hoping Your Startup Will Be Acquired, Maybe You Should Be Acquiring
Even when a company is small, it can grow in a hurry by acquiring a compatible company that is even smaller.
Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base
Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the ‘roll-up' strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly.
Chiquita and Fyffes Merge to Create World's Largest Banana Company
Two historic brands merge to create ChiquitaFyffes, a company expected to sell 160 million boxes of bananas annually.
Look for Even More Megamergers in 2014
Experts say that deals like Facebook's purchase of WhatsApp are just the beginning for megamergers in 2014.
Comcast CEO Says Time Warner Cable Buy Is ‘Pro-Competitive' and ‘Pro-Consumer'
In an interview on CNBC this morning, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said that the two companies wouldn't be pursuing the merger if they didn't realistically think they would get it would get regulatory approval.
Elance and oDesk Announce Merger That Would Create Freelancing Giant
Two of the leading platforms for freelance work have signed an agreement to merge, furthering the advance of the freelance economy.
Brian Patrick Eha
American Airlines CEO: Fares Won't Rise if Demand Holds Steady
As US Airways and American Airlines merge to become the largest airline in the world, questions about further industry consolidation and changing standards remain.
Matthew J. Belvedere
Vonage Buys Vocalocity in Bid to Deepen Roots in Small-Business Voice Service Space
The $130 million deal brings together two providers of Internet-based phone services.
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