Staples/Office Depot Merger Would Be a Short-Term Fix

Staples/Office Depot Merger Would Be a Short-Term Fix

When two Credit Suisse analysts suggested earlier this week that office supplies seller Staples should merge with its remaining rival Office Depot, the stock market responded with enthusiasm. By Wednesday afternoon, a day after the Credit Suisse report came out, the price of Staples’ shares rose to $13.04, from $11.68 per share at the close of the day on Friday, Aug. 29. The report pointed out a few reasons why a

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