American corporation Staples has published a report for the quarter that ended in January, according to which the loss of the company amounted to 260.4 million dollars, or 41 cents per share. At the moment, the company expects regulator’s approval of Office Depot merger. It should also be noted that the loss was caused by the last quarter of the write-off of assets in Australia, China and South America. The company's sales fell by 3.7% to 5.66 billion dollars. We predict recovery of company's positions in the medium term with the potential growth of 10-12%.