Emerging rivals help Office Depot/OfficeMax gain FTC clearance

01 November 2013

Emerging rivals help Office Depot/OfficeMax gain FTC clearance Office Depot has been cleared to merge with OfficeMax

More than a decade after the US Federal Trade Commission blocked what would have been the largest office supply merger in history, a wave of new retail options – both in stores and online – has persuaded the agency to allow a nearly identical merger to go through unscathed.