| 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...
| 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 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 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...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 5:54 AM
If you’re keeping track, add Kmart, Sears and OfficeMax, to the list of retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving for the holiday shopping extravaganza.
Kmart will open for 41 hours starting at 6 a.m. Thanksgiving Day to 11 p.m. on Black...
| Oct 21, 2013
While a student at Trinity College, William Bickford and his roommate spent many nights talking about their passion for architecture and how to best forge a path to professional success and personal happiness.
Bickford wanted to be married by age 30. He...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:33 AM
If you've dreamed of lacing them up and strutting your stuff at Soldier Field, this could be your chance. But not for football.
The Chicago Bears' home field next month will host two days of public skating and other hockey events as part of the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:35 AM
The stock prices of Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax Inc. surged Tuesday on word that the companies are contemplating a merger to better compete against Staples Inc.
The two office-supply chains are reportedly in talks that could result in a deal this...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Office Depot Inc. is buying smaller rival OfficeMax Inc. in what it’s calling a “merger of equals,” creating a heftier office-supply company to challenge industry leader Staples.
In the $1.2-billion all-stock deal, OfficeMax...
| 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...