Office Depot said on Monday it was considering selling some of its European operations.
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Monday: Staples, Home Depot, Alaska Air and more.
With the lack of sustained economic growth, companies have turned to buybacks and dividends to pick up the slack.
Retail stocks got crushed on news that Macy's business was worse than feared.
The court did the right thing by shredding the Staples-Office Depot deal, a former FTC commissioner said Wednesday.
Analysts called into question the office supply chains' ability to effectively compete in the market as standalone companies.
U.S. stocks closed lower, under pressure from disappointing Disney and Macy's earnings, amid sharp gains in oil following a surprise inventory draw.
Former FTC Commissioner Julie Brill weighs in on the Federal Trade Commission stopping a deal between Office Depot and Staples for antitrust reasons as well as the state of M&A activity in the U.S.
Mark Shafir, co-head of M&A at Citi, told CNBC why failed deals and regulatory scrutiny are giving clients pause.
Discussing the future of Staples after the merger with Office Depot ended, with Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets senior equity research analyst.
Staples and Office Depot became the latest companies to abandon plans for a merger after facing scrutiny on antitrust grounds.
The FMHR traders take their positions on four stocks making news today, including what happens to Staples and Office Depot after ending their planned merger.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Mark Shafir, Citigroup co-head of global M&A, about Staples, Office Depot, deal activity and the state of the M&A market.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan speaks to Steve Odland with the Committee for Economic Development and former Office Depot CEO regarding this reaction to the collapse.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a lower open Wednesday, amid steady oil prices, as some disappointing earnings from Disney and Macy's weighed.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports antitrust concerns kills the merger between the two office supply companies.
The combined company would have claimed nearly 70-percent of the corporate services market.
CNBC's David Faber looks at the Staples/Office Depot antitrust case, the Williams lawsuit against ETE and ETP CEO Kelcy Warren, and whether the Halliburton/Baker Hughes deal will go to court.
If 2015 was a dream year for Wall Street's top dealmakers, 2016 is starting to take a nightmarish turn.