May 5, 2015

Office Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter net profit of $45 million, compared with a loss of $109 million in the year-ago period. Its results met analysts’ expectations.

February 4, 2015

The office supply stores industry already exhibits a high level of market concentration, with the two largest companies (Office Depot Inc. and Staples) accounting for the vast majority of industry revenue. This merger would bring 73.6% of the total market share under the control of the newly formed entity.

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

February 3, 2015

The office supply retail vertical may be in for more consolidation. According to the Wall Street Journal, Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. are in the “advanced stages” of negotiations to combine the two biggest U.S. office supply chains.

September 3, 2014

Office Depot Inc. has been awarded a $100 million-plus contract for office supplies and other office solutions by Corporate United following a competitive solicitation process.

July 10, 2013

Office Depot and OfficeMax Inc. on Tuesday moved one step closer to consolidation as their shareholders voted to approve the merger between the two office supply rivals.

June 19, 2013

OfficeMax has asked the state of Illinois for tax breaks to keep the company's headquarters in-state after its mergerwith Office Depot Inc. is complete, the Associated Press reported.

March 6, 2013

I have to admit, the recent announcement of the merger between Office Depot and OfficeMax took me by surprise. It’s not as though it doesn’t make sense — it’s logical both logistically and financially — but, while there had been a few rumblings and rumors, this is a dramatic move that took place with relatively little forewarning.

February 20, 2013

OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot have formally announced an agreement under which the two companies would combine in an all-stock merger that would transform the office supply sector of retail.

February 19, 2013

Office Depot and OfficeMax are in talks to merge, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

November 18, 2010

Staples reported Thursday that profit for the third quarter rose 7% as the office supply retailer clamped down on expenses. Net income increased to $288.7 million, from $269.4 million.

August 2, 2010

OfficeMax reported Tuesday that it swung to a higher-than-expected profit for the quarter ended June 26....

July 22, 2010

After OfficeMax announced Thursday that its COO Sam Martin had departed the company, Great Atlantic...

March 4, 2010

OfficeMax has laid out a plan for increasing its sales in coming years by offering...

January 25, 2009

OfficeMax Inc. is testing a new store concept, called “Ink Paper Scissors by OfficeMax," in...

November 10, 2008

OfficeMax is partnering with Safeway to market office and school supplies throughout approximately 1,600 of...

April 17, 2008

OfficeMax Inc. announced Thursday it is closing its three OfficeMax Express stores in the Chicago...

October 28, 2007

Atlanta, United Parcel...