| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Office Depot, which recently merged with Illinois-based OfficeMax, was approved for tax breaks by the Illinois Senate that could sway the office-supply company toward a northern headquarters.
But the Illinois House adjourned Tuesday, stalling the bill,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Office Depot announced Tuesday that it has selected Boca Raton for its corporate headquarters following its merger last month with Illinois-based OfficeMax.
The office-supply company, which has been in South Florida since 1986, said its decision was the...
| Dec 8, 2013
Winded from the strain of finally addressing the public pension funding crisis last week, our elected heroes in Springfield opted to take a break rather than give one.
Left unresolved is whether companies such as Decatur-based global agriculture giant...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Bargain-hungry shoppers may have to eat a turkey sandwich in line while waiting to score hot deals on Thanksgiving day.
Sawgrass Mills, BrandsMart U.S.A. and Walmart announced Tuesday that their stores will open at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving, continuing...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Editor's note: This is a guest post from Mike Tietjens of crazytowndeals.com.
Most, if not all, Black Friday deals will be offered online -- and most will hit the web before the in-store sales begin.
These Best Buy deals have gone live today,...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
SWEETWATER STATION, Wyo. — In the fading afternoon light, the barnyard is turning raucous: the chickens are clucking, peacocks are pacing and sheep are bawling, making the llama a bit nervous. The donkey just works his gums as though chawing on a...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:39 PM
A deal or a meal?
Some South Floridians think it's wrong to lure bargain-hungry shoppers and retail workers away from holiday tables and into stores on Thanksgiving.
On Nov. 28, Kmart will open at 6 a.m.; Toys R Us at 5 p.m.; Sawgrass Mills,...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Last week: What a week for news! IBM eliminating medical benefits for retirees as they will now be eligible for the health care exchanges sounded the bell that health care reforms are starting to be implemented and the effects are coming in ways people...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 7:21 PM
OfficeMax chief executive Ravi Saligram withdrew his name from the running as new CEO of the combined Office Depot-OfficeMax company, Saligram said in a letter to employees filed with securities regulators on Wednesday.
The action means the new CEO of...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Fast-food turnaround artist Roland C. Smith was named the new chairman and CEO of Boca Raton-based Office Depot on Tuesday, just a week after the company merged with rival OfficeMax.
Smith, 59, of Atlanta most recently led the U.S. division of $18...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Seems like "Grey Thursday" is the new Black Friday.
Several big-box retailers such as Macy's, JCPenney and destination shopping center Sawgrass Mills have announced an 8 p.m. Thanksgiving opening to kick off this season's holiday shopping.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:41 AM
The Federal Trade Commission said Friday it has unanimously voted to close its seven-month investigation into the proposed $1.2 billion merger of office supply superstores Office Depot and OfficeMax.
The closing date for the merger is now on Nov. 5, the...