It’s just as important to know when to downsize business operations for optimization as it is to understand when to seek an expansion.

Several businesses today are looking to either reduce their size, product offerings or operational costs to help round out business.

Here are the numbers:

$6 billion | Amount Staples‘ potential deal with Office Depot blocked by a judge

$7 billion | Amount Staples is projected to be worth as it puts itself up for sale

49 percent | Current Intel ownership of newly spun out McAfee

$7.7 billion | Amount Intel bought McAfee for in 2011

$1.5 trillion | Amount of mobile wallet transactions by 2020 that hopes to help reduce operational costs for businesses, according to Paygilant

Source: – Payments
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