Staples will no longer provide annual sales or EPS guidance The company says this is due to going up against new competitors in new markets as it expands beyond office supplies. It also said its largest competitor is going through a multiyear integration. Expects to generate more than $600M of cash flow in FY14 which reflects cash payments related to previously announced restructuring activities.
Amazon urges FTC to approve Staples-Office Depot deal, NY Post says Amazon (AMZN) founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has reached out to FTC regulators through intermediaries supporting approval of Staples' (SPLS) proposed $6.3B offer to acquire Office Depot (ODP), the New York Post reports, citing sources familiar with the matter. Reference Link