updated - October 31, 2020 Saturday EDT
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced in a press release that it has filed an administrative complaint against Staple, Inc.’s proposed $6.3 billion acquisition of Office Depot, Inc., citing reduced market competition.
Thomas G. Stemberg, the man who co-founded Staples Inc. and invented the office superstore, died Friday, October 23, 2015, at his home in Chestnut Hill, according to a report from the Boston Globe. Stemberg, 66, was battling gastric cancer, which he was diagnosed with two years ago.
Staples, Inc. will be closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day while offering amazing deals on Staples.com, allowing customers to still shop at the convenience of their own homes, according to a press release issued by Staples.