FRONTLINE When Mitt Romney Bet On Staples
Staples' launch in 1986 was a turning point for Mitt Romney's early tenure at Bain. Details
Episode: When Mitt Romney Bet On Staples
In 1986, Mitt Romney was two years into his tenure at Bain Capital and starting to feel the pressure. His partners had invested millions to help launch the firm, and while Bain had made a few modest deals, it had yet to hit its stride. That all changed when a former supermarket executive went to Romney with a pitch for an office supplies chain called Staples.• Visit the When Mitt Romney Bet On Staples webpage
Premiere Date: 10/20/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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