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Office Depot Picks Florida Over Illinois For HQ

Office Depot has picked Florida for its global headquarters, choosing Boca Raton over the Illinois home of its merger partner OfficeMax.


A view of an Office Max store. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Naperville-Based OfficeMax Agrees To Merger With Office Depot

The move would combine the No. 2 and No. 3 office supply retailer and lead to consolidation in an industry that analysts have said for years is overstored. It reflects the changing retail landscape as “big box” stores become outmoded and more people shop online.