Illinois Trying to Keep Jobs After OfficeMax & Office Depot Merge
Naperville-based OfficeMax is seeking tax breaks to keep its headquarters in Illinois after a merger with Office Depot is finalized. The companies are trying to decide where to locate their combined headquarters. State Senator Tom Cullerton is sponsoring legislation to provide incentives if the company keeps at least 2,000 full-time jobs in Illinois. Office Depot is based in Florida.