While the fallout from the announced Radio Shack closings was expected to be minimal, the closings recently announced by office supplies giant Staples may have a more negative impact on the retail real estate space. Staples executives revealed this month they planned to shutter 225 stores in North America by the end of 2015, in order to save money. Research firm Morningstar Credit Ratings LLC estimates that there are 204 retail centers around the country where an exit by Staples would cause ...

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