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How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger
Staples

How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Killed Office Depot Merger

The office supplies giant is going after smaller companies.
Phil Wahba
Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space
Staples

Staples to Turn Parts of Some Stores Into Office Space

The move is just the latest by a big box retailer looking to find new uses for store space at a time more shopping is moving online.
Phil Wahba
U.S. Government Asked Amazon to Lie in Staples-Office Depot Merger Case, Judge Says
Mergers and Acquisitions

U.S. Government Asked Amazon to Lie in Staples-Office Depot Merger Case, Judge Says

'The public ought to know that the government wanted Amazon to say some things that weren't true,' Emmet Sullivan said.
Staples and Office Depot: U.S. Government 'Simply Wrong' for Trying to Block Merger
Mergers and Acquisitions

Staples and Office Depot: U.S. Government 'Simply Wrong' for Trying to Block Merger

More than a year ago, Staples offered to buy Office Depot in a transaction then valued at about $5.5 billion, pressured by declining sales in the office supplies sector and the rise of rivals.
Phil Wahba
Hundreds of Employees Laid Off at Staples HQ
Layoffs

Hundreds of Employees Laid Off at Staples HQ

The 'bloodbath' affected both senior and junior employees.
How Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Finding New Uses for Smartphones
Mobile Apps

How Brick-And-Mortar Stores Are Finding New Uses for Smartphones

Macy's, JCPenney and Staples are just some of the traditional retailers looking to give in-store shoppers an edge.
Office Depot Shareholders Agree to Staples $6.3 Billion Buyout Offer
Acquisitions

Office Depot Shareholders Agree to Staples $6.3 Billion Buyout Offer

This takes us one step closer to an office supply megastore.
Taking Aim at the Booming B2B Market, Amazon Launches Marketplace Strictly for U.S. Businesses
Amazon

Taking Aim at the Booming B2B Market, Amazon Launches Marketplace Strictly for U.S. Businesses

The ecommerce giant is intensifying its quest for a piece of the flourishing nearly $8 trillion-dollar business-to-business sector.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Uber's Unlikely Rival: Your Weekly News Roundup

Learn about the encouraging news for Open Internet advocates and why Beyonce is launching a food delivery service.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth
Staples

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.
Catherine Clifford
Mergers

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
Mergers

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.
One of These Nifty Inventions Could Soon Land on Staples' Shelves
Marketing Bootcamp

One of These Nifty Inventions Could Soon Land on Staples' Shelves

A remote-controlled LED lightbulb and wireless earbuds are among the finalists in the Crowd2Shelf Contest hosted by office-supply chain Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable.
Catherine Clifford
Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves
Crowdfunding

Staples Wants You to Crowdfund Your Way Onto Its Shelves

Staples and crowdfunding site Fundable have teamed up to launch a contest for entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford