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  • Surging retail sales signal an economy on the upswing

    Surging retail sales signal an economy on the upswing
    Americans rushed out to shop as frigid weather lifted in March, propelling retail sales at the fastest pace in a year and a half.
  • Staples to close up to 225 stores; February retail sales mixed

    Staples to close up to 225 stores; February retail sales mixed
    Office supply giant Staples Inc. is planning to close as many as 225 North American stores while slashing annualized costs by up to $500 million by the end of 2015. The Framingham, Mass., company, which has been pressured by online competitors such as...

    Postal workers' union criticizes Staples-run post offices

    Postal workers' union criticizes Staples-run post offices
    California leaders from a national postal workers' union are criticizing a Staples pilot program that has installed dozens of small post offices in the office-supply stores.  American Postal Workers Union leaders said that opening retail units staffed...

    Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger

    Trade Commission gives go-ahead to Office Depot, OfficeMax merger
    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....

    Staples stock jumps on report Bain, others are considering buyout

    Staples stock jumps on report Bain, others are considering buyout
    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...