Though it makes sense that an Office Depot-OfficeMax merger could lead to higher sales for...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though it makes sense that an Office Depot-OfficeMax merger could lead to higher sales for Staples (SPLS +14.5%), analysts warn it's a guessing game until the merger is actually announced and visibility clears up on how many stores could actually be closed. CNN's Paul La Monica also warns that the shakeup in the office supply sector doesn't change the reality that Amazon is still Amazon.