| 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 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...
| 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.)
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:26 AM
A report that several private equity firms -- including original investor Bain Capital -- are considering buying Staples Inc. pushed the office supply chain’s stock up as much as 6.2% on Friday.
Acquisition talks are still preliminary and any offer...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:58 PM
"Alice in Wonderland" was the whimsical theme for this year's 21st annual OfficeMax Green Tie Ball held on the grounds of the A. Finkl & Sons steel factory Sept. 15. After walking a green carpet, more than 3,000 partygoers came upon striking visuals...