August 19, 2015

Staples Inc. met Wall Street expectations with declining profit in the second quarter of fiscal 2015.

August 11, 2015

Staples has opened an online store whose products were determined by crowdfunding.

August 11, 2015

Staples has opened an online store whose products were determined by crowdfunding.

August 4, 2015

Office Depot is accelerating its previously announced plan to close at least 400 stores as the retailer awaits its acquisition by Staples.

July 28, 2015

Staples Inc. is enthusiastically jumping into the brand new market for the Windows 10 operating system, set for release on July 29.

July 15, 2015

A former chief information officer at Walmart is joining retail technology firm Newgistics.

June 29, 2015

Staples Canada has released its 2015 recycling objectives and first quarter update. Highlights include a plan to collect three million ink cartridges and 4,000,000 kg of electronics in 2015.

June 24, 2015

Concerns about regulators blocking Staples’s proposed acquisition of Office Depot have surfaced.

June 19, 2015

Office Depot shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of the proposed $6.3 billion buyout offer from rival Staples Inc., with 99.5 % of the votes cast in favor of the merger.

June 12, 2015

Staples Inc. has received clearance from the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China for its proposed $6.3 billion acquisition of Office Depot.

June 5, 2015

The proposed $6.3 billion merger of Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. has cleared a global regulatory hurdle.

May 20, 2015

Staples Inc. reported a 39% decline in first-quarter profit amid declining sales and store closures.

May 18, 2015

Office Depot is seeking a shareholder vote on its proposed $6.3 billion merger with Staples Inc. at its annual meeting on June 19.

May 18, 2015

Staples Inc. has selected The NPD Group, Inc. as its data services provider for market sizing, share measurement, and vendor collaboration for the office supplies and technology industries.

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.

April 30, 2015

Gaining market share and geographic coverage are top priorities driving dealsRetail continues to rally for deals in 2015, and the sector could be on the cusp of another major year for mergers and acquisitions. Already this year, we’ve seen speculation about a number of potentially massive deals — from a possible buyout of Rite Aid by Walgreens Boots Alliance to the proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot. Looking across the industry, as part of BDO’s annual Retail Compass Survey of CFOs, we asked chief financial officers at leading U.S.

April 30, 2015

Downtown LA’s South Park will emerge as a new retail districtIt’s rare enough for any developer — or group of developers and brokers — to plan an entirely new retail district almost literally from the ground up. It’s utterly unique to do so in one of the largest cities in the world.Yet, that’s exactly what’s happening in Downtown Los Angeles’ South Park neighborhood.

April 27, 2015

Office Depot will urge its stockholders to support a merger with Staples by asking them to vote in favor of the $6.3 billion acquisition by Staples at an annual meeting.

April 24, 2015

Staples Inc. is a making a play to expand its copy and print business.

April 20, 2015

Staples said it has named Peter J. Scala as executive VP, merchandising, effective immediately. Scala will report to Demos Parneros, president, North American stores and online, and will be a member of the company’s executive committee.

April 20, 2015

Staples said it has named Peter J. Scala as executive VP, merchandising, effective immediately. Scala will report to Demos Parneros, president, North American stores and online, and will be a member of the company’s executive committee.

April 6, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded its 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award to Kohl’s Department Stores and Staples in recognition of the companies’ continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency initiatives.

March 31, 2015

A second request for information from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will reportedly not slow down the pending merger of Staples and Office Depot.

March 10, 2015

The majority of small business leaders (87%) are optimistic about the year ahead.