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  • 3/18/16 8:04 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla. (March 18, 2016) – Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) issued the following open letter to customers:To Our Valued Customers,On Monday, Staples and Office Depot begin our hearing in U.S District Court as we fight to merge the two companies.Our commitment to this merger has not changed. The transaction is good for customers of all sizes. The combined company will be positioned to better serve the changing needs ofmore...
  • 3/15/16 9:00 am EDT

    Dispose of Sensitive Documents with Free Shredding in Stores through April 23

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is helping consumers destroy private, personal documents safely and securely during tax season. According to Office Depot’s monthly Personal Shopper Index, only 44 percent shred paper during tax season. Improper disposal of documents that contain personal information can increase the risk ofmore...
  • 3/8/16 9:00 am EST

    IBM, INCubatoredu, Footsteps2Brilliance, Join Office Depot to Create 21st Century Learning Environment

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to showcase its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10, in Austin, Texas, featuring interactive and engaging learning spaces, and informative sessions with its education partners. At the conference, Office Depot, Inc. will present in the SXSWedumore...
  • 2/24/16 12:11 pm EST

    Designs Better Learning Environments, Implements Advanced Technology Solutions

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that education solution experts from its new “Committed to Learning” initiative are working with Wallingford Public Schools to design 10 kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes, and to enable electronic collaboration with interactive touchscreens in classrooms across all grade levelsmore...
  • 2/23/16 6:50 am EST

    Continues to Deliver Improvement in Operating Income

    Expects Preliminary Adjusted Operating Income(1) of $500 Million for 2016

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc. (“Staples”), today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 26, 2015. “We were pleased to deliver another year of strong operating results in 2015, despite experiencing substantialmore...
  • 2/18/16 9:00 am EST

    Integrates Its Education-Focused Contract Division with Best-In-Class Instructional Partners

    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of a new initiative called “Committed to Learning.” The initiative is founded on the company’s core beliefs of equity; skills mastery; and collaboration between teachers, students, and parents; for successful learning outcomes. “Committed to Learning” integratesmore...
  • 2/16/16 4:29 pm EST
    • Essendant to acquire more than $550 million of office products revenue and related assets
    • More than 25 percent of the revenue to come from Fortune 100 companies and approximately half the revenue from Fortune 500 companies
    • Deal further strengthens Essendant as national office supplies competitor
    • $22.5 million purchase contingent on successful closing of Staples/Office Depot merger
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla. February 16, 2016 – Staples and Office Depot today announced an agreement to sell more than $550 million in large corporate contract business and related assets to Essendant. Essendant will pay Staples approximately $22.5 million. More than 25 percent of the revenue acquired by Essendant will be from Fortune 100 companies  and approximately half of the revenue  will come from Fortune 500 companies.The transaction is subject to the successfulmore...
  • 2/9/16 9:00 am EST
    BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce fourth quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending December 26, 2015, before market open on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. About Office Depot, Incmore...
  • 2/2/16 4:03 pm EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2016 – Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced the completion of financing arrangements and the extension of their merger agreement from February 4, 2016 to May 16, 2016. The extension allows for the completion of ongoing federal district court litigation with the Federal Trade Commission.On February 4, 2015, Staples and Office Depot entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine as a singlemore...
  • 1/20/16 8:02 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan. 20, 2016 – Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the Board of Directors of both companies intend to waive the merger agreement termination date of February 4, 2016, and extend it to May 16, 2016.  The extension allows for the completion of ongoing federal district court litigation with the Federal Trade Commission. The companies are working to extend financing terms for the transaction, andmore...