The first major back-to-school sales of the season are set to begin this weekend.
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After a federal judge rules unfavorably, Staples and Office Depot call off their proposed merger.
Federal regulators move to block the proposed Staples-Office Depot merger, arguing that it would be bad – for other big businesses.
Staples announces plans to purchase the combined Office Depot/OfficeMax, combining three once-competing office supply stores into one.
Several former employees sue OfficeMax, after they’re fired for using coupons to make purchases in their own store.
Another office supply store merger could be in the works, as investors urge Staples to buy out its last remaining rival.
Time was, you could count on loads of one-cent back-to-school sales at Staples, Office Depot and OfficeMax. But not so much anymore.
The newly-combined company isn’t saying, but there are clues as to which policies and perks will survive the Office Depot/OfficeMax merger.
Combine the nation’s second-biggest and third-biggest office supply stores, and what do you get? The nation’s second-biggest office supply store. When you look at it that way, the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced today, doesn’t sound quite so revolutionary. Staples is still bigger than both, and they all face competition from other office-product suppliers like Amazon and Walmart.[Read More…]
Have you done your back-to-school shopping yet? Well, prove the experts wrong (read: Will You Be Paying More For Back-to-School Supplies?) and save on the stuff your kids need! First, how about getting a student backpack for a penny? You can, after MaxPerks, by visiting Office Max from 7/29-8/4. Be sure to sign up for MaxPerks to get the deal![Read More…]