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Archived Press Releases 2008

  • 12/10/08 3:17 pm EST

    Andrea Schroder of BRAVO’s Top Design Shows Economical and Creative Solutions for Holiday Decorating with Everyday Supplies

    Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today unveiled its first-ever holiday window display – created entirely out of office products – at a Staples store in New York City. From paper clips as ornament hangers to shredded construction paper as tinsel, Staples shows just how easy and economical it is to use office products to decorate this holiday season. Staples is teaming up with Andrea Schroder, featured designer on BRAVO’s Top Design, tomore...
  • 12/9/08 5:36 pm EST

    Brian Dawkins Presents Cohocksink Recreation Center with Staples
    Dream Park Challenge Grand Prize at Ceremony Today

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company, and Philadelphia Eagles player Brian Dawkins today announced that Cohocksink Recreation Center in Philadelphia is the grand-prize winner of the Staples Dream Park Challenge, a Philadelphia-area park improvement initiative. Dawkins, Eagles owner Christina Lurie, and Staples presented a check for $25,000 to Cohocksink representatives at a ceremony today at Lincoln Financialmore...
  • 12/2/08 6:22 pm EST

    Plainfield’s Renwick Community Park Claims Top Prize in 2008
    Staples Dream Park Challenge

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products company, and Chicago Bears player Adewale Ogunleye today announced that Renwick Community Park in Plainfield, Ill. is the grand-prize winner of the Staples Dream Park Challenge, a Chicagoland park improvement initiative. Ogunleye, Chicago Bears front office officials, and Staples presented a check for $25,000 to Renwick Community Park representatives at a ceremony today at Soldiermore...
  • 11/20/08 8:00 am EST

    Emma Clippinger and Emily Morell Recognized for Their Commitment to
    Leading Social Change

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashoka, the world’s community of leading social entrepreneurs, and Staples Foundation for Learning, a private foundation created by Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), today announced Emma Clippinger and Emily Morell as the global winners of the Staples “Youth Social Entrepreneur” Competition. Staples made the official announcement during a special ceremony that took place today at Staples’ headquarters in Framingham, MA.more...
  • 11/13/08 9:30 am EST

    Company Helps Thousands of Customers Save Big this Holiday Season with Gift It For Free Sweepstakes

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--What’s better than one grand-prize winner? 10,000 winners! Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is helping thousands of customers save this Holiday season with its “Gift It For Free” Sweepstakes, where 10,000 customers will win their entire purchase, up to $5,000, for free. “At Staples, we understand that people’s budgets are tight and this holiday season we are offering great prices on a wide assortment of gifts - and we are giving 10,more...
  • 11/10/08 8:00 am EST

    Easy and Affordable Shopping Solutions Offer Something for Everyone,
    From Personalized Gifts to Tech Items, and a Chance to Win It All for

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is making holiday shopping easy this year by offering high-quality gifts at affordable prices, like the new Samsonite airport checkpoint-friendly laptop bags, Sony digital cameras and Omnitech digital photo frames. Staples also knows that sometimes it’s all about the personal touch, so once the technology and travel items are crossed off the list, shoppers can customize their gift-giving experience throughmore...
  • 10/29/08 4:41 pm EDT

    Management to Outline Future Growth Initiatives and Provide Corporate
    Express Integration Update

    Company Announces Preliminary Third Quarter Performance and Reaffirms
    Long-Term Financial Expectations

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its 2008 Analyst and Investor Conference on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. ET until 2:00 p.m. ET. The event will include presentations from the management team, providing preliminary results for the company’s third quarter performance, an overview of the company’s strategies and growth initiatives, and an update on the company’s long-term financial expectations. “Staples is wellmore...
  • 10/14/08 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Foundation for Learning, a private foundation created by Staples, Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today it has awarded 26 grants totaling $317,000 to non-profit organizations dedicated to serving youth throughout the country. These organizations were selected for their commitment to providing educational and job skills programs that help at-risk youth develop the skills necessary to become responsible adults and active members in theirmore...
  • 9/28/08 12:00 pm EDT

    Dream Park Challenge Gives 15 Philadelphia-area Parks the Chance
    to Win $25,000 for Improvements

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced it has teamed up with the Philadelphia Eagles to launch Staples Dream Park Challenge, a park improvement initiative involving 15 parks in the greater Philadelphia area. From now through Nov. 17, residents can visit to vote for their local park to win the grand prize of $25,000 for improvements and a winner’s celebration featuring Eagles star Brianmore...
  • 9/25/08 8:00 am EDT

    Only Office Supply Superstore to Carry Top Business and Casual Laptop
    Models from Samsonite

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) the world’s largest office products company, will debut four new airport security checkpoint-friendly laptop bags in November 2008 to help travelers minimize the risk of losing or damaging laptops at security checkpoints. Just in time for the holiday travel season, these sleek designs are perfect gifts for the busy traveler and come in a range of styles and price points to meet any traveler’s needs. Staplesmore...

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