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• The Boston Globe reports that Massachusetts-based Staples "plans to open a Seattle development center that will be the company’s first West Coast office dedicated to e-commerce and engineering."

The move comes a year after Staples announced that it plans to close stores around the US - reducing retail space by about 15 percent - as it looked to develop a great omnichannel approach to retailing that is agnostic to how people shop at Staples, as long as they shop at Staples.
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