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  • 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...
  • 3/9/17 6:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2017. Total company sales for the fourth quarter of 2016 were $4.6 billion, a decrease of three percent compared to the fourth quarter of 2015. On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss from continuing operations of $615 million, or $0.94 per share. Fourth quarter 2016 results from continuing operations include pre-tax chargesmore...
  • 3/7/17 4:15 pm EST
    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 April 13, 2017, to shareholders of record on March 24, 2017. About Staples, Inc. Staples helps small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded business services and easy ways tomore...
  • 3/2/17 5:30 pm EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2016 results on Thursday, March 9, 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 helps small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expandedmore...
  • 2/28/17 2:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) today announced the completion of the sale of a controlling interest in Staples’ European operations to a Cerberus affiliate. Staples, Inc. will retain a 15 percent equity interest in the business, which has been separated into a privately-held company operating under the name Staples Solutions B.V. (“Staples Solutions”). Staples’ European business consists of retailmore...

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