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Buh Bye, Office Depot

AP | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Office Depot is planning to close at least 400 U.S. stores, as its merger with OfficeMax resulted in an overlap of retail lo...

9 Retailers Closing The Most Stores

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online...

Bye Bye, Staples?

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business

* Says expects sales to decline in first quarter * Forecasts first-quarter earnings $0.17-$0.22/share vs est. $0.27 * Q...

ALEC Wants Your Legislator's Loyalty -- And You Get to Foot the Bill

Dan Montgomery | Posted 03.11.2014 | Chicago
Dan Montgomery

The Guardian uncovered an internal ALEC document that proposed a "loyalty oath" that ALEC state chairs must take that states: "I will act with care and loyalty and put the interests of the organization first." That's right. They aren't supposed to put the interests of the taxpayers who elected them first.

The Faithful Shopper: Best for Back to School, Part 2

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

As promised, the second half of the best of New York's stores for back-to-school shopping! Lester's - 1534 Second Avenue - 1102-1120 Avenue U, Bro...

The Power of Cause Marketing for Good

Scott Woodward | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Scott Woodward

Whenever you attach a voice as powerful as Lady Gaga or One Direction to a cause, you immediately have the attention of their entire fan base, thereby generating momentum and having it shared with and by others, shifting behavior in a positive way.

Connecting the Dots Between Envelopes and Clearcuts: New Company Announcements in ForestEthics' Campaign Against SFI Greenwash

Kristi Chester Vance | Posted 06.30.2013 | Green
Kristi Chester Vance

This week Office Depot, Southwest Airlines, Cricket Communications, and Hewlett-Packard joined the growing market trend against the logging industry's greenwash program, The 'Sustainable Forestry Initiative' (SFI).

Office Supply Chains To Merge

HuffPost/AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business

UPDATE: A deal to merge Office Depot and OfficeMax is now official, OfficeMax said Wednesday in a press release made available on its website: "O...

Another Big Merger Is In The Works

Reuters | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Office supply companies OfficeMax Inc and Office Depot Inc are in advanced talks to merge, the Wall Street Journal reported, citi...

Target Aims To Lure City Shoppers

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

* First CityTarget stores open July 25 * Smaller trucks, back rooms designed for urban stores * Wifi, Apple displays amo...

Alice Hines

Like Their First Backer, Mitt Romney, Office Supply Stores Fight Boring Image

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 06.28.2012 | Business

In 2010, when Jessica Mickey was laid off from her job as a technical writer, she headed to her local Staples in Charleston, S.C., to make herself fee...

The Side Effects of Motherhood

Nancy Berk, Ph.D. | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Nancy Berk, Ph.D.

The journey from crib to empty nest is filled with learning experiences for all family members. It's clear that sometimes children are responsible for helping us find and develop our hidden talents.

Survey: Most Small Businesses Want To Go Green

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.19.2012 | Small Business

With Earth Day approaching, on April 22, a new survey shows that the majority of small businesses are trying to go greener. The survey by Office De...

Businesses in New Orleans to Benefit From Lafitte Greenway Traffic

Susan Buchanan | Posted 06.16.2012 | Small Business
Susan Buchanan

Architect Daniel Samuels, who served as FOLC's president from 2006 to 2008, said the concept dates to the 1970s and re-emerged after Katrina as a strategy to stimulate investment in storm-damaged neighborhoods.

WATCH: Mom Donates Shoes To 700 Students In Memory Of Murdered Son

Posted 10.24.2011 | Impact

Though Lynn Alderman can no longer buy her murdered son the sneakers he loved, she’s helped 700 local kids get the shoes they need to go back to sch...

Living Large in Small Spaces

Courtney Cachet | Posted 08.27.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Just like fashion, less is more -- especially when it comes to a tight space. The more items in view means the more crowded and cluttered the room appears.

Gearheads Unite: Conversations with Bachman & Turner, Plus Life is Good Concerts, and Freetime with Stars' Torquil Campbell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about your new album Bachman & Turner. First of all, the music is classic, and please don't be offended by this, but much of it sounds it like classic BTO.

Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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Michael DeJong

After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.

New In-depth Report Challenges Obama Small Business Track Record

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The American Small Business League (ASBL) has concluded an examination and report on President Barack Obama's track record for small businesses, and u...

Obama Small Business Task Force Will Likely Threaten Small Business Programs

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

The largest recipient of federal small business contracts last year was Textron, Inc., a Fortune 500 firm with over 43,000 employees and over $14 billion a year in annual revenue.

Organize Your Recycling

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kate Kelly

I realized my downfall on recycling was with the items we don't "use up" very regularly. I turned to experts for advice on handling the more random items.

Obama Administration Policies Will Divert Funds From Middle Class Economy

Chris Gunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Gunn

We project that by counting big businesses in the United States and Europe as small businesses the Obama Administration may be shortchanging middle class firms out of as much as $100 billion a year in contracts.

Obama Officials Avoided Questions from Press on Misleading Contracting Data

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

According to information in the Federal Procurement Data System, eight of the top ten recipients of federal small business contracts were actually large businesses or divisions of large businesses.

Obama Spouts Pro Small Business Rhetoric, But Gives Small Business Billions to Corporate Giants

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

When you look closely at Obama's policies towards small businesses you start to think its just a matter of time before he loads small business owners into crowded train cars headed for prison camps.