| 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 11, 2013
| 1:55 AM
Office Depot will continue taking care of business in South Florida.
The company announced Tuesday it has chosen Boca Raton as its corporate headquarters after its merger last month with suburban Chicago-based OfficeMax.
State and local economic...
| 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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn is backing a review of tax breaks he and lawmakers have granted to nearly a dozen businesses the last several years, saying the state needs to take a comprehensive look at the incentives and must consider changing how much corporations...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 11:01 AM
Six Orange County teachers have been given $1,000 in classroom supplies by OfficeMax. The annual giveaway recognizes the fact that most teachers spend 1,000 out of their pockets on classroom supplies each year.
The company has selected 1,000 teachers...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Office Depot's 1,700 employees in Boca Raton may soon know who their new boss is.
Office Depot and OfficeMax, which agreed to a $1.2 billion merger in February, said Monday that it has narrowed down its selection to five candidates of a new chief...
| Aug 20, 2013
There could be some fireworks Wednesday when Office Depot shareholders vote on a new board of directors at the company's annual meeting in Boca Raton.
Usually, annual meetings are scripted events with few shareholders who attend and even fewer...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:14 PM
School bells — and registers — soon will be ringing.
Florida's sales tax holiday is Friday through Aug. 4, just in time for back-to-school shopping. Kids return to South Florida public schools Aug. 19.
Everyone can enjoy the savings, not...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Get your pack for a penny.
Now through August 3, shoppers can purchase a large variety of backpacks or messenger bags at any OfficeMax store or OfficeMax.com and receive the full value, minus one penny, back in MaxPerks Bonus Rewards for a future...
| Aug 8, 2013
Office Depot recently launched a new "points" rewards program that it hopes will keep customers coming back to its office-supply stores.
The program began in July so there are no significant metrics, but early results are encouraging, said Steven Rado,...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:56 PM
Office Depot is on track to deliver $400 million to $600 million in savings from merging with rival OfficeMax, the Boca Raton-based company said Tuesday during an earnings conference call with analysts.
But the company wouldn't comment on expected...