Staples says almost 1.2 million customers’ credit and debit cards may have been exposed during a data breach earlier this year.
Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving when, traditionally, all holiday shopping bedlam breaks out as shoppers take advantage of super deals designed to kick start the holiday retail season promises to be just as bedlam-filled this year.
Another major retailer has launched an investigation into whether they’ve been cyber hacked. On Tuesday the Massachusetts-based Staples said they are looking into a potential credit card data breach.
Pop star Katy Perry is set to perform in South Florida Thursday night as part of her Prismatic Tour.
Staples has become the second major chain to announce the mass closing of stores this week, providing the latest evidence of how the retail landscape is being remade by shifts in American shopping habits.
Two major office supply stores are in talks to become one. Boca Raton-based Office Depot is reportedly in merger talks with OfficeMax.
Gov. Rick Scott visited a Staples stores in Lauderhill on Friday morning to promote the tax-free back-to-school holiday, which ends at midnight on Sunday.
Back-to-school is the second biggest retail push of the year, behind the holidays. Take advantage of tax-free shopping holiday with these deals.