| Feb 20, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Office Depot Inc. is buying smaller rival OfficeMax Inc. in what it’s calling a “merger of equals,” creating a heftier office-supply company to challenge industry leader Staples.
In the $1.2-billion all-stock deal, OfficeMax...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:57 AM
Check out festivals and events in May across the state.
This list is organized by region.
Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County)
May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Boca Raton-based Office Depot had a busy year in 2013, with most of the year spent completing its $1.2 billion merger with OfficeMax. For South Florida employees, the company's December 10 decision to base the headquarters in Boca Raton was a major...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's a business practice likely to keep booming in 2014: corporate extortion.
We don't mean extortion of corporations, as is practiced by Somali pirates or entrepreneurial Russians. We mean extortion by corporations.
In this field the victims are...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Google Inc. is wading into the morass of same-day delivery pilots and programs rapidly collecting in the Southland, competing with e-commerce giants such as Amazon.com Inc.
In the first expansion of a test it launched in the Bay Area in the spring,...
| Aug 6, 2013
Activist investor details changes it seeks for Office Depot
Activist investor Starboard Value filed a 100-plus page white paper with regulators Monday detailing what it thinks is wrong with Office Depot and proposed plans for "renewal and...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:50 PM
The Newport Beach and Corona del Mar landscape keeps transforming, but into what?
The Mayans always assumed that everything happened in circles, and their calendar reflected that assumption, that what happened before will happen again. I am starting to...
| Aug 8, 2013
Office Depot recently launched a new "points" rewards program that it hopes will keep customers coming back to its office-supply stores.
The program began in July so there are no significant metrics, but early results are encouraging, said Steven Rado,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:04 PM
Office Depot's 1,700 employees in Boca Raton may soon know who their new boss is.
Office Depot and OfficeMax, which agreed to a $1.2 billion merger in February, said Monday that it has narrowed down its selection to five candidates of a new chief...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Taylor Swift's style at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday was all retro glamour, with her hair pulled into loose curls and her lips and nails painted red. The look worked perfectly with her black Herve Leger by Max Azria gown. [The Cut]
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Fandango, the online movie-ticket company based in Los Angeles, said it has signed a deal to acquire Quantum Loyalty Solutions Inc., a leading provider of movie-ticket promotions.
Based in Incline Village, Nev., Quantum owns Hollywood Movie Money, which...