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March 6, 2013
08:33 EDTOMX, SPLS, ODPStaples says Office Depot, Office Max merger would be good for industry
Says expects to open first omnichannel store in Q1. Says on track to reduce total North American retail square footage by 15% by 2015, will reduce over 1M square feet this year from North American stores. Says plans call for 30 net store closures, 40 combined downsizes, relocations during 2013. Says results in Europe remain tough, but pleased with progress there. Sees high single digit growth in Staples.com in 2013, plans to more than triple number of items it sells online. Says "premature" to say too much about potential Office Max (OMX), Office Depot (ODP) deal, but that a merger would be good for customers, industry. Comments made on the Q4 earnings conference call.
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February 10, 2016
06:17 EDTODP, SPLSStaples receives approval from European Union to acquire Office Depot
Staples (SPLS) has received approval from the European Union to acquire Office Depot (ODP). The acquisition has been approved in Australia, New Zealand, China, and Europe. The European Commission approved the acquisition on the condition that Staples divest Office Depot's European contract business and all of Office Depot's operations in Sweden. Staples will meet these requirements, and the parties have decided that they will also divest Office Depot's retail, online and catalog operations in Europe in connection with closing the transaction. The merger is the subject of ongoing litigation with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission as well as the Canadian Competition Bureau. The companies recently announced the completion of financing arrangements and the extension of their merger agreement from February 4 to May 16.
February 5, 2016
11:16 EDTSPLSParty City enters into e-commerce relationship with Staples
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February 2, 2016
16:02 EDTODP, SPLSStaples, Office Depot finalize merger agreement extension
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11:10 EDTSPLSStocks with call strike movement; NFLX SPLS
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January 29, 2016
05:26 EDTODPStocks with implied volatility movement; CCL ODP
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January 28, 2016
05:20 EDTODPStocks with implied volatility above IV index mean; HLF ODP
Stocks with implied volatility above IV index mean; Herbalife (HLF) 63, Office Depot (ODP) 94 according to iVolatility.

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