Staples' New Owners Spinning Off The Retail Business

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Private equity firm Sycamore Partners, which has agreed to acquire Staples for nearly$7 billion, said it plans to separate the chain's struggling retail business from its more profitable b-to-b sales operation.

"It’s official: Staples’ new private equity owner, Sycamore Partners, plans to split up the office supplies seller by spinning off its retail operations from its corporate sales unit."

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