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  • 5/25/17 9:10 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that Michelle Bottomley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Bottomley will be responsible for marketing across Staples, helping to promote the company’s pivot to focusing on its North American Delivery business. She will report to Staples’ Chief Executive Officer and President Shira Goodman. “Michelle brings tremendous breadth and balance in the marketingmore...
  • 5/17/17 6:44 pm EDT

    1,200 Staples associates come together for Massachusetts children in need

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the fourth annual Cradles to Crayons Backpack-A-Thon event held earlier today at Staples corporate headquarters in Framingham, 20,000 backpacks were assembled with 460,000 new school supplies by 1,200 Staples employee volunteers and loaded onto trucks for distribution to children in Framingham, Lynn, Springfield, Worcester. In partnership with school districts, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest, and Saint Bridget’smore...
  • 5/16/17 6:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its first quarter ended April 29, 2017. Total company sales for the first quarter of 2017 were $4.1 billion, a decrease of five percent compared to the first quarter of 2016. On a GAAP basis, the company reported net income from continuing operations of $105 million, or $0.16 per diluted share. First quarter 2017 results from continuing operations include pre-tax charges of $8 millionmore...
  • 5/9/17 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Staples’ Investor Relations website at About Staples, Inc. Staples brings technology and people together in innovative ways to consistently deliver products, services and expertise thatmore...
  • 5/8/17 3:06 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced Brett Wahlin has been appointed to the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this new role, Wahlin will be responsible for global enterprise-wide information, product and data security. He will report to Chief Technology Officer Faisal Masud, who leads Staples Digital Solutions, a new organization within the company which combines its traditional IT and digitalmore...
  • 5/3/17 9:35 am EDT

    Staples is dedicated to the workers – the pros – who get things done in the workplace; launches new campaign May 8

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today that it is launching a new brand campaign, only the fourth in the company’s 31-year history. The new approach, featuring the tagline “Staples - It’s Pro Time,” centers around the concept that every day people go to work and strive to be true professionals at what they do, no matter where they work. The campaign is the first in the company’s history to look beyond retail and addressmore...
  • 4/27/17 6:58 am EDT

    Staples Associates Help Make a Difference in their Communities With a Focus on Volunteering

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., announced today that the program has awarded more than $11.8 million to nearly 2,600 charities globally over the past five-years. The 2 Million & Change program is celebrating this milestone during National Volunteer Week in recognition of Staples’ commitment to the communities where associates and customers live and work. “The 2 Million & Change program enables ourmore...
  • 4/13/17 8:15 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), an industry leader in sustainable efforts, found that more than 90% of businesses practice some form of eco-friendly activity regularly, including recycling, making energy-efficient choices, and/or shopping for more eco-friendly products. “Making daily green choices is not a trend, it is a regular ritual and a priority for our customers,” said Mark Buckley, vice president, environmental affairs, Staples,more...
  • 4/11/17 6:58 am EDT

    For Eighth Year in a Row, Staples is Recognized for Achievements in Energy Efficiency

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award winner for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements, the eighth year in a row the company has been honored. Staples’ accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017 at a ceremony atmore...
  • 3/13/17 5:30 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Platinum Equity today announced a definitive agreement under which Platinum Equity will acquire Staples’ business in Australia and New Zealand for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is expected to close in the second calendar quarter of 2017. Staples is a leading supplier of business products, services and solutions in Australia and New Zealand. The company serves a diverse variety of customers,more...

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