Commercial Services and Supplies Office Services and Supplies


  • Staples edges out earnings estimates for first quarter

    The office supplies retailer releases better than expected quarterly financial results.

  • Judge blocks Staples and Office Depot merger

    The combined company would have claimed nearly 70-percent of the corporate services market.

  • NEW YORK, May 4- U.S. private employers added 156,000 jobs in April, well below economists' expectations and the weakest gain in three years, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. It was the smallest increase since April 2013. The ADP figures come ahead of the U.S. Labor Department's more comprehensive non-farm payrolls report on Friday, which...

  • 4 ways to burn fat at the office

    No time to exercise? No such thing, here are four easy ways to burn fat during work hours.

  • Multi-million dollar biz to get you fit at work

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on Cubii, a company getting employees moving while working.

  • 'Deskercise' trends

    CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the new business trends for office fitness and health.

  • NEW YORK, March 30- U.S. private employers added 200,000 jobs in March, above economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 194,000 jobs, with estimates ranging from 150,000 to 220,000. Private payroll gains in the month earlier...

  • March 23- Respironics Inc has agreed to pay $34.8 million to settle U.S. Department of Justice claims that it provided kickbacks in the form of free call center services to suppliers, to induce them to buy its masks for patients suffering from sleep apnea. Gibran Ameer, a South Carolina pharmacist who worked for medical equipment suppliers that bought the masks.

  • NEW YORK, March 15- A former human resources consultant from Atlanta who admitted to participating in a $1.1 million insider trading scheme with a film producer avoided prison on Tuesday, as a federal judge rejected prosecutors' request for him to be incarcerated. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan had argued that a sentence of 37 to 46 months was reasonable for...

  • Feb 4- LinkedIn Corp forecast first-quarter profit and revenue below analysts' estimates as it faces headwinds in its online ads and recruitment services businesses in markets outside North America, sending its shares down 27 percent in extended trading. "While initial demand was solid, the product required more resources than anticipated to scale," Chief...

  • Feb 4- LinkedIn Corp forecast current-quarter profit and revenue below analysts' estimates, citing weakness in its recruitment services business in markets outside North America. LinkedIn forecast an adjusted profit of about 55 cents per share for the first quarter, way below the average analyst estimate of 74 cents, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Chesapeake Energy, Fairchild Semiconductor, Allergan & more.

  • 50% of workers dread the office Xmas party

    Debra Corey, director of Reward Gateway, explains why some employees will do anything to avoid the annual Christmas party.

  • 3M in a sticky situation

    3M cut its earnings forecast for the year and announced plans to shed 1,500 jobs after reporting a 5.2% sales decline

  • Square Reader

    Square, which helps businesses manage credit-card and gift card payments, filed for initial public offering with the SEC.

  • Servcorp: Weaker Aussie dollar is good for us

    While the volatility in foreign exchange markets has been an interference, a weaker Australian dollar is a boon for Servcorp, says COO Marcus Moufarrige.

  • Stewart Butterfield, co-founder and CEO of Slack

    The virtual office has made communications among far-flung teams tough, but this business app lets people share data from any device.

  • Office space shrinkage

    As office desk space becomes more scarce, so does privacy in the workplace, The New York Times reports.

  • A Staples shopping cart inside a store in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

    Staples forecast a decline in sales in the current quarter as it struggles to win back shoppers who have shifted office supply purchases to e-retailers, mass merchants and drugstores.

  • A 6 hour working day in Asia?

    As Sweden tests out a six hour work day, the Asia Squawk Box team discusses if it could ever work in Asia.