Tuesday, 31 March, 2020
Home Tags Big boxes

Tag: big boxes

A no grow zone

Recent quarterly results have highlighted the struggle OP companies are continuing to face to achieve top-line growth. Office Depot, OfficeMax and, most recently, Staples all reported declines in sales in the second quarter and the...

International weighs on big boxes

There was a common thread running through the recent fourth quarter and full-year results of the three global big-box players. While there were some encouraging signs coming out of North America, international operations continue to...

Time for Staples to make Depot move?

There has been renewed takeover talk regarding office products giants Staples and Office Depot. A question of no smoke without fire?An analyst on a well-known financial website has suggested that Staples could be gearing up...

End of the big-box era?

When big box retail chains like Circuit City, Dillard’s and Office Depot started to close doors in 2008 and 2009, it made sense. The recession crimped consumer spending, and these oversized, over-staffed and over-inventoried stores had to shed...

Groundhog day?

   

Big interview: Ravi Saligram

A few eyebrows were raised in October 2010 when Ravi Saligram was named to succeed retiring OfficeMax CEO Sam Duncan. The market had been expecting a seasoned CEO with a strong B2B background, but the...

Big Interview: Ravi Saligram

A few eyebrows were raised in October 2010 when Ravi Saligram was named to succeed retiring OfficeMax CEO Sam Duncan. The market had been expecting a seasoned CEO with a strong B2B background, but the...

Big Read