| Dec 5, 2013
| 9:57 AM
By Diane Bartz
WASHINGTON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Jostens, already a titan in
the market for class rings and other academic mementos, has
forged a deal to buy a top rival but U.S. antitrust regulators
could frown on the agreement if they think it will raise...
| Nov 20, 2013
Office Depot's board of directors has set a starting salary of $1.4 million for new chief executive Roland Smith, according to document filed with securities regulators on Monday. Office Depot recently merged with OfficeMax.
The estimated value of the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A developer is citing a recovering economy for preparations to add more retail space and a restaurant at Fox Mill Center, the county's signature retail and commercial development in the Court House area.
The proposed 8,300-square-foot restaurant and...
| Nov 17, 2013
As a corporate executive, Roland Smith is a fixer, repairing beleaguered companies. In his leisure time, he also embraces risk, climbing mountains and riding motorcycles. In the Army, he was a test pilot.
Analysts and merger experts say Smith, 59, may...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Joining a crowded list of its competitors, OfficeMax on Friday said it would open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving in hopes of kick-starting a strong holiday season.
Naperville-based OfficeMax, which recently completed its combination with Boca Raton, Fla.-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:06 AM
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Friday gave approval to a proposed $1.2-billion merger of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax, concluding that the move won't harm competition.
The Trade Commission, which in 1997 blocked the merger of Office Depot Inc....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Because of a mixup over an OfficeMax award, one Discovery Middle School teacher won a $1,000 prize package for exceptional teachers earlier this month, but a different teacher was named in the press release. OfficeMax righted the problem by giving a prize...
| 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 13, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Roland Smith, the former head of the U.S. unit of supermarkets operator Delhaize Group, has been named chief executive of Office Depot Inc. Smith, a turnaround expert, orchestrated the successful integration of the major supermarket chains owned by...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:21 PM
NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Office Depot Inc said
on Tuesday that Roland Smith, former head of the U.S. division
of supermarkets operator Delhaize Group, was named to be the
chief executive of the office products retailer.
The company also said that...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 9:00 PM
More retailers than ever are opening their doors on Thanksgiving to lure holiday shoppers with special bargains. Here is a sampling, with starting times on Nov. 28.
Best Buy (6 p.m.)
J.C. Penney (8 p.m.)
Kohl's (8 p.m.)
Kmart (6 a.m.)
| Nov 12, 2013
| 2:23 AM
While Illinois tries to lure Office Depot’s corporate headquarters, Florida is ready to defend its stake in the Boca Raton-based company, now merged with Naperville, Ill.-based OfficeMax.
City, county and state officials are talking about...