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  • 11/20/17 7:00 am EST

    Staples Workplace Survey reveals the ability to work remote is a “must have” for nearly half of employees

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This year only 32 percent of employees spent all their time working in, or at their office, according to a recent survey from Staples. The flexibility to work remote is the new normal for office workers with 43 percent of employees saying it’s a must-have. There’s a gap, however, between what workers expect and employers are providing with only 38 percent of employers explicitly offering the benefit to work remotely according to themore...
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  • 11/8/17 10:11 am EST

    Sarasota, Florida non-profit wins a $50,000 breakroom transformation

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, announced the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium in Sarasota, Florida as the winner of its national $50,000 breakroom makeover contest. Mote Marine Laboratory was chosen from thousands of submissions as the grand prize winner based on a creative limerick written by one of its scientists.“The definition of a breakroom is much different today than it was a decade ago or even last year,more...
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  • 11/8/17 8:10 am EST

    Prepare for the holidays with savings on tech, gaming accessories and more

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples today announces its amazing Black Friday deals, giving customers a first look at the great value available in stores or on Staples.com this holiday season. Staples Black Friday deals include the following: HP 17” Laptop with i# Processor, $329.99 ($200 savings) HP 14” Streaming Notebook with 1 TB OneDrive Storage and Office 365 Personal, $199.99 ($50 savings) HP OfficeJetmore...
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  • 10/16/17 4:52 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (“Staples” or the “Company”) today announced that it issued a notice of redemption on October 11, 2017 to redeem all of the $226,622,000 outstanding aggregate principal amount of its 4.375% Senior Notes due January 12, 2023 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be redeemed on November 10, 2017 (the “Redemption Date”) at a price equal to par plus a make whole premium, plus accrued and unpaid interest to the Redemption Date, in accordancemore...
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  • 10/11/17 10:26 am EDT

    Stores Open at 7 am on Black Friday

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. is offering great solutions to save time and money this holiday season, and giving customers more time to enjoy. While Staples stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Staples.com will offer can’t-miss deals so customers can fill their carts without leaving their homes. On Black Friday, exclusive in-store deals will begin at 7 a.m. in the majority of locations and where states allow. Visit Staples.com for the mostmore...
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  • 10/5/17 4:00 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. announced today that for the fourteenth year in a row it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, a leading global benchmark for corporate responsibility. The annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (“DJSI”), is a partnership between RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices. RobecoSAM continuously raises the bar to identify the most sustainable companies in the world, while encouraging companies to improve theirmore...
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  • 10/4/17 12:26 pm EDT

    The company topped an annual ranking published by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Fortune that recognizes high-growth companies in urban areas

    YONKERS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) and Fortune announced yesterday that Clason Point Partners, which provides IT, logistics, administration, and acquisition support services to both government and commercial clients, received first place on the 2017 Inner City 100 list and the Staples Business Growth Award. The list, which was revealed at the 19th Annual Awards and Conference in Boston on October 3rd, ranks the fastest-more...
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  • 9/12/17 3:33 pm EDT
    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sycamore Partners today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Staples, Inc. (the “Company”). "We are pleased to have completed this transaction and look forward to partnering with CEO Shira Goodman and the Staples management team as we seek to increase long-term profitability," said Stefan Kaluzny, Managing Director of Sycamore Partners. “With the support of its dedicated associates, Staples is well-positioned to leveragemore...
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  • 8/28/17 4:30 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) (“Staples” or the “Company”) today announced that Arch Merger Sub Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Merger Sub”), formed by funds managed by Sycamore Partners Management, L.P. (“Sycamore”) in connection with the previously announced proposed acquisition of the Company by such funds, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of June 28, 2017 (the “Merger Agreement”), by and among the Company, Arch Parent Incmore...
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  • 8/24/17 1:00 pm EDT

    Born This Way Foundation Unveils Illinois Findings of Its “Kind Communities – A Bridge to Youth Mental Wellness” Survey

    Staples also surprises Chicago teachers with more than $400,000 worth of classroom projects on DonorsChoose.org

    CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) held the first Staples for Students Kindness Summit, an event bringing together youth, educators, and experts for an engaging discussion about the importance of promoting kindness to create a positive classroom experience as students across the country begin a new school year. The Chicago event was co-hosted by Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Lady Gaga and her mother,more...
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