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  • 9/15/16 6:57 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Some office workers take their reliance on coffee to the extreme. In fact, nearly one-third of employees said they would rather streak naked through the main street of their town than give up coffee for a year, according to a Staples survey released in advance of National Coffee Day, celebrated on September 29. Not only would some shed their clothes for coffee, more than half of those polled also confessed they would give up sweetsmore...
  • 9/14/16 8:02 am EDT

    First three innovative Workbar at Staples locations open at Staples Stores in Greater Boston

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Workbar announced today that three initial Workbar at Staples locations are now open in the Greater Boston community. Staples and Workbar together are creating more productive workplaces for small business customers, independent professionals, startups and the growing mobile workforce with the Workbar at Staples facilities located within redesigned Staples stores. The innovative collaboration ismore...
  • 9/13/16 4:34 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on October 13, 2016, to shareholders of record on September 23, 2016. About Staples Staples retail stores and help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded business services andmore...
  • 9/8/16 6:57 am EDT

    Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index Reveals Generational Preferences in the Office and how Employers can Improve Happiness and Productivity

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One generation stands out as being more motivated at work by a sense of purpose, and it’s not who you might think. Surprisingly, Baby Boomers (46 percent) and Generation X (32 percent) are more motivated by having a sense of purpose at work than their younger Millennial counterparts (24 percent), according to the Staples Business Advantage 2016 Workplace Index. For the first time, employers are faced with managing five generationsmore...
  • 8/26/16 10:15 am EDT

    Joining “Employers for Pay Equity” Consortium Latest in Series of Steps Aimed at Advancing Women in the Work Place

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is showing its committed to doing its part to end the gender wage gap and advancing women in the workplace by becoming the biggest retailer to join a consortium of companies that will share best practices and promote new ideas called the Employers for Pay Equity. Earlier this year, Staples became one of the firstmore...
  • 8/25/16 12:35 pm EDT

    New “Scan My List” Feature Through the Staples iOS App Lets Staples Do the Shopping For You

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced a new beta test available on the Staples mobile iOS app. Customers can now send a photo of their child’s back-to-school list via the Staples Easy System on the app and a Staples associate will populate the customer’s shopping cart with everything they need. Back-to-school shopping has never been easier! Today, many school districts offer a printed list of supplies. Staples is nowmore...
  • 8/18/16 7:00 am EDT

    Receive Free 30 Days of Tech Support with any Laptop, Desktop or All-in-One PC Purchase

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is offering the lowest prices on technology this back-to-school season. Top brand laptops as low as $249.99, earbuds as low as $7 and an exclusive bundle deal on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 help parents and students get back to school on budget. “Building on 30 years of back-to-school experience, Staples is in stock all season long with the latest technology and tech services backed by our 110%more...
  • 8/17/16 6:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its second quarter ended July 30, 2016. Total company sales for the second quarter of 2016 were $4.8 billion, a decrease of four percent compared to the second quarter of 2015. On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss of $766 million, or $1.18 per share. Second quarter 2016 results on a GAAP basis include pre-tax charges of $986 million primarily related to the impairment ofmore...
  • 8/16/16 9:00 am EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Dallas Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that every Boston and Metrowest project posted on received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staples for Students campaign, Staples and Katy Perry continue to help teachersmore...
  • 8/12/16 6:00 am EDT

    Teachers Receive Free Samples and Coupons Plus 10% off Their Purchase on August 17

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is hosting a special Teacher Appreciation Day across the country to help teachers save while they prepare for the new school year. The first 100 teachers at each Staples store on Teacher Appreciation Day, Wednesday, August 17, will receive a free sample kit with special coupons; plus every teacher with a valid teacher ID will receive 10% off of their purchase. “We appreciate all that teachers do formore...

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