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  • 6/28/18 2:30 pm EDT

    Featuring Wide Product Assortment, In-Store Expertise, Annual Staples for Students Program and Scholarship Sweepstakes

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples today announced their 2018 back-to-school collection, an extensive assortment of national name brand and exclusive products at affordable prices, available in stores across the U.S. and on Staples.com. With more than 30 years of back-to-school experience, Staples is more than just the products it sells, it is a specialty store with dedicated associates available to provide expert counsel as parents and students navigate their lists. Withmore...
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  • 6/26/18 4:08 pm EDT

    HiTouch Customers to Experience Benefit of Staples Technology, Product Assortment and Services Capabilities, While Retaining Same Dedicated Local Service

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & LA VERGNE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. the world’s largest office solutions provider today announced that it has acquired HiTouch Business Services, one of the largest independent and progressive office products dealers in the United States. HiTouch will now be a part of the Staples Business Advantage delivery organization, and its customers will have access to a greatly expanded assortment of products, the latest e-commerce tools and a world-class supply chain,more...
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  • 5/17/18 10:25 am EDT

    Over 1,000 Staples associates come together for Massachusetts children in need

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the fifth annual Cradles to Crayons Backpack-A-Thon event held yesterday at Staples corporate headquarters, employees stuffed 20,000 backpacks with 460,000 new school supplies. The more than 1,000 Staples employee volunteers loaded the backpacks onto trucks for distribution to children in Lynn, Springfield, Worcester. In partnership with school districts, Cradles to Crayons ensures these no-cost resources are delivered to somemore...
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  • 4/19/18 1:45 pm EDT

    Staples to be one of the first national retailers to host TSA Pre✓® enrollment

    BILLERICA and FRAMINGHAM, MA (April 19, 2018) – IDEMIA, the global leader in Augmented Identity, and Staples, a leading American multinational office supply retailing company, have teamed up to bring IDEMIA’s IdentoGO enrollment centers to Staples stores nationwide. IdentoGO, which offers TSA Pre✓® enrollment, will open 50 centers in Staples stores this summer with plans to scale further.IDEMIA’s IdentoGO centers offer enrollment for TSA Pre✓®, a program that allows travelers to enjoy a fastmore...
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  • 4/18/18 8:35 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples has become the first and only national retailer to accept both single serve and traditional coffee brewers for free recycling in stores as a part of its larger electronics recycling program. The expansion of the Staples free electronics recycling program is available to all customers in the US. Since starting the program in 2007, Staples has collected more than 400 million pounds of electronic waste, including ink andmore...
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  • 3/15/18 9:00 am EDT

    Colorful, refreshed space brings marine science mission to life

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After a month-long renovation, Staples revealed the breakroom it transformed for the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida. Mote was chosen as the winner of Staples’ $50,000 breakroom makeover contest because of its collaborative marine science mission and a creative submission from one of its shark scientists that illustrated a much-needed upgrade for the space. As part of its 2017 Workplace Surveymore...
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  • 1/26/18 3:30 pm EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (“Staples” or “the Company”), a leading North American business-to-business distribution platform, today announced the appointment of J. Alexander (Sandy) Douglas as Chief Executive Officer, effective April 2, 2018. Mr. Douglas will succeed Shira Goodman as CEO. John Lederer, Executive Chairman of Staples, Inc. and its separate United States and Canadian Retail Businesses, will lead the Company on a day-to-day basis during themore...
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  • 1/25/18 8:38 am EST

    Survey finds more than 86 percent of small businesses are optimistic about the future; most common challenges across industries include tax preparation and marketing tactics

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Staples unveiled results from its national survey conducted with small business owners in December 2017. The Staples small business survey found that more than 86 percent of small business owners are optimistic for the future. Of the respondents, 4 in 5 identified their business as thriving or surviving in the new year. “At Staples, we’re a partner for small business owners helping their world work better so they can spendmore...
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  • 1/24/18 8:33 am EST

    Staples and Feng Shui Expert Susan Chan provide tips to encourage office wellness

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to a survey conducted by Staples, 80 percent of employees believe their employers have a responsibility to keep them mentally and physically well. With the 2017-2018 flu season underway and the threat of catching an illness in the office rampant, office managers can be the first line of defense this flu season. To help employees fortify against the flu, Staples partnered with Feng Shui expert Susan Chan tomore...
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  • 12/21/17 12:29 pm EST

    Winners Unveiled on December 7 th at Black-Tie Event in New York City

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples was named the Corporate Social Responsibility winner at the 2017 S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards held in New York City on December 7th. Bob Valair, director of energy management for Staples, was also nominated for the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to energy conservation. Hosted by S&P Global Platts, the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for themore...
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