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Take a look at some of Monday's early movers:
March 11- Staples Inc has agreed to a proposal to allow shareholders who have held a stake of at least 3 percent for three years to nominate directors, bowing to pressure from the New York City comptroller and the city's public pension funds. Exxon Mobil Corp and three other large energy companies last month failed to block shareholder resolutions on director...
U.S. stocks closed down more than 1 percent as investors weighed a jobs report that indicated a rate hike could come sooner rather than later.
March 6- Staples Inc reported its eighth straight decline in quarterly sales, highlighting the company's need to seal its deal to buy Office Depot Inc as competition in the office supplies market intensifies. Staples struck a deal in February to buy Office Depot for $6.3 billion to better compete against Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Amazon.com Inc, which have been...
U.S. stock index futures signaled a lower open on Friday after fluctuating as investors digested February's employment report.
Staples reported lower-than-expected fourth-quarter sales, hurt by a strong dollar and weak demand for computers and related accessories.
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The outlook excludes costs related to the company's $6.3 billion acquisition of smaller rival Office Depot Inc, which is being examined by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. The anti-trust watchdog is widely expected to approve the deal, which would leave the United States with a single specialty office-supplies retailer to compete with big-box chains such...
March 6- Office supply retailer Staples Inc reported a 3.7 percent fall in quarterly sales, hurt by a strong dollar and weak demand for computers and related accessories. Staples posted a net loss attributable to the company of $260.4 million, or 41 cents per share, including a pre-tax charge of $410 million for the impairment of goodwill in its international...
March 4- Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked office supplies retailer Staples Inc to "improve" the composition of its board to complete the acquisition of Office Depot Inc and fully integrate its smaller rival. Office Depot's shares were slightly down at $9.42. The hedge fund's founder and Chief Executive Jeffrey Smith in January pushed Staples to...
March 4- Activist investor Starboard Value LP asked office supplies retailer Staples Inc to "improve" the composition of its board to complete the acquisition of Office Depot Inc and fully integrate its smaller rival. Starboard, which did not suggest any candidate for the board in a letter to Staples on Wednesday, said the combined company could be worth $32- $37...
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