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2 office-supply chains ink merger terms

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 12:04 a.m.

Office Depot and OfficeMax said Wednesday that they have agreed to combine in an allstock deal worth about $1.2 billion that would transform the office-supply retail sector, helping the No. 2 and No. 3 chains compete against industry leader Staples.

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