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July 10, 2013

Office Depot and OfficeMax Inc. on Tuesday moved one step closer to consolidation as their shareholders voted to approve the merger between the two office supply rivals.

New York -- Office Depot and OfficeMax Inc. on Tuesday moved one step closer to consolidation as their shareholders voted to approve the merger between the two office supply rivals.
 

June 19, 2013

OfficeMax has asked the state of Illinois for tax breaks to keep the company's headquarters in-state after its mergerwith Office Depot Inc. is complete, the Associated Press reported.

New York -- OfficeMax has asked the state of Illinois for tax breaks to keep the company's headquarters in-state after its mergerwith Office Depot Inc. is complete, the Associated Press reported.

The CEO of OfficeMax, Ravi Saligram, and state Sen. Tom Cullerton made their pitch Tuesday during a hearing on the state's pension crisis, the report said.

OfficeMax and Office Depot, which announced plans to merge in February, are still  trying to decide where to locate their combined headquarters.

March 6, 2013

I have to admit, the recent announcement of the merger between Office Depot and OfficeMax took me by surprise. It’s not as though it doesn’t make sense — it’s logical both logistically and financially — but, while there had been a few rumblings and rumors, this is a dramatic move that took place with relatively little forewarning.

I have to admit, the recent announcement of the merger between Office Depot and OfficeMax took me by surprise. It’s not as though it doesn’t make sense — it’s logical both logistically and financially — but, while there had been a few rumblings and rumors, this is a dramatic move that took place with relatively little forewarning.

February 20, 2013

OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot have formally announced an agreement under which the two companies would combine in an all-stock merger that would transform the office supply sector of retail.

New York -- OfficeMax Inc. and Office Depot have formally announced an agreement under which the two companies would combine in an all-stock merger that would transform the office supply sector of retail. The merger, which creates a single company with nearly $18 billion in revenue, was unanimously approved by the board of directors of both chains.

February 19, 2013

Office Depot and OfficeMax are in talks to merge, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

New York -- Office Depot and OfficeMax are in talks to merge, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

The retailers are discussing as potential stock swap that would result in a single company with nearly $18 billion in revenue, reports said. The combined company would be better positioned to take on Staples, Walmart and other competitors.

November 18, 2010

Staples reported Thursday that profit for the third quarter rose 7% as the office supply retailer clamped down on expenses. Net income increased to $288.7 million, from $269.4 million.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples reported Thursday that profit for the third quarter rose 7% as the office supply retailer clamped down on expenses. Net income increased to $288.7 million, from $269.4 million.

Revenue edged up to $6.54 billion from $6.52 billion. Analysts expected $6.53 billion.

August 2, 2010

OfficeMax reported Tuesday that it swung to a higher-than-expected profit for the quarter ended June 26....

July 22, 2010

After OfficeMax announced Thursday that its COO Sam Martin had departed the company, Great Atlantic...

March 4, 2010

OfficeMax has laid out a plan for increasing its sales in coming years by offering...

January 25, 2009

OfficeMax Inc. is testing a new store concept, called “Ink Paper Scissors by OfficeMax," in...

November 10, 2008

OfficeMax is partnering with Safeway to market office and school supplies throughout approximately 1,600 of...

April 17, 2008

OfficeMax Inc. announced Thursday it is closing its three OfficeMax Express stores in the Chicago...

October 28, 2007

Atlanta, United Parcel...