Office Depot’s planned merger with OfficeMax could rob the county of one of its two Fortune 500 companies or raise its stature if the joint headquarters are located here.
Both office supply superstore chains are conducting votes Wednesday. Preliminary results are expected the same day.
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Headquarters: 625,000 square feet, built 2007, Boca Raton, FL
Headquarter jobs: 1,750
CEO: Neil Austrian, 73
Median income, Boca Raton: $71,414
Current incentive package: $15 million over 10 years, approved 2006
Retail stores: 1,112
Net sales in 2012: $10.7 billion
Headquarters: 361,000 square feet, built 2006, Naperville, Ill.
CEO: Ravi Saligram, 56
Median income, Naperville, Illinois: $105,585
Current incentive package: $20 million over 10 years, approved 2005
Retail stores: 941
Worldwide employees: 29,000
Net sales in 2012: $6.9 billion
Source: 2012 annual reports, Securities and Exchange Commission; U.S. Census Bureau