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US office supplies retailers say merger will keep them competitive

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 05:50
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Staples and Office Depot are betting that 18 years was long enough for government regulators to change their minds about how consumers buy office supplies.

New York

IN planning a US$6.3 billion merger, Staples and Office Depot are betting that 18 years was long enough for government regulators to change their minds about how consumers buy office supplies.

The deal, announced on Wednesday, is expected to be closely evaluated by