The retailer of office supplies has 1,800 stores in 56 countries.
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With a credit card for U.S. small-businesses, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Most deals that don't involve direct competitors are ultimately consummated.
"Amazon Business are pulling away some business," CEO says, stating the obvious.
It's a deal that could top $6 billion.
New owners would likely "slash the store base."