Staples made a $1 billion offer to buy rival Office Depot’s consumer business, the latest in its multiyear attempt to consolidate the office-products space.

USR Parent Inc., the owner of Staples, laid out in a letter Friday its plan to buy the consumer-facing units of ODP Corp., including the Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores and websites. The cash offer, which isn’t for the entire company, is valued at about $18.27 a share, or about 43% of the 30-day average closing share price as of June 2, Staples said in a statement

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