Staples refusing to pay rent on all U.S. stores: report
A Staples truck delivers office supplies in San Diego, California on Sept. 24, 2013. Photo by Mike Blake for Reuters.

Office supplies retailer Staplesis refusing to pay April rent on all of its U.S. stores, according to a report by Axios.Staples has reached out to multiple landlords within the past 72 hours to inform them rent will not be paid and payment will not be deferred, the report says.Staples is considered an essential businessand has been allowed to remain open during the coronavirus pandemic.There are currently 66 Staples stores in New Jersey, according to the company’s website.The Axios reportquotes one of Staples’ landlords who claims the company is “taking advantage of a crisis” because commercia...

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