Ron Sargent

Brendan Menapace is the senior digital editor for Promo Marketing. While writing and editing stories come naturally to him, writing his own bio does not.

Elise Hacking Carr is editor-in-chief/content director for Print+Promo magazine.

Staples has been trying to retool its business ever since its failed merger attempt with rival Office Depot. In its next move, the Framingham, Massachusetts-based company is welcoming a new chief marketing officer: Michelle Bottomley...

Taylor Corp., North Mankato, Minn., has completed its acquisition of Framingham, Massachusetts-based Staples Print Solutions. Terms of the deal, originally announced in April, were not disclosed. “The successful close further strengthens our foundation for future growth...

Staples, Framingham, Mass., announced that CEO Ron Sargent will step down from his position immediately following the company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders on June 14. Shira Goodman, Staples’ president of North America Operations, will serve as interim CEO...

Last week, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan blocked Staples’ plan to acquire Office Depot for $6.3 billion, siding with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The FTC argued that the proposed acquisition would violate antitrust laws, thereby reducing competition...

Staples, Framingham, Mass., announced last week that it received approval from the European Commission, the executive body of the European Union, to acquire Office Depot, Boca Raton, Fla. “This is a significant step, and we’re very pleased the European Commission has approved...

Staples, Framingham, Mass., announced that it, along with Boca Raton, Florida-based Office Depot, intend to waive the merger-agreement termination date of Feb. 4, 2016, extending it to May 16, 2016. The companies’ boards of directors did this to allow for the completion of the ongoing federal court litigation with the Federal Trade Commission...

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