According to a report today by the Wall Street Journal, competing office supply giants OfficeMax and Office Depot are currently in the middle of merger talks. The report says that the merger negotiations are in the advanced stage. The WSJ doesn’t say where their information on the merger comes from, and spokespersons from both companies refused to comment on the merger rumors. Here’s some more info on the potential OfficeMax Office Depot merger story:
OfficeMax and Office Depot to Merge?
WSJ is reporting, vaguely, that OfficeMax and Office Depot are in advanced merger talks.
Headline: "OfficeMax, Office Depot in Merger Talks." Most people’s reaction: Aren’t those the same company already?Mark
OfficeMax, Office Depot in merger talks: WSJ http://on.mktw.net/15q1OVOMarketWatch
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