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  • 5/20/15 6:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its first quarter ended May 2, 2015. Total company sales for the first quarter of 2015 were $5.3 billion, a decrease of seven percent compared to the first quarter of 2014. On a GAAP basis, the company reported net income of $59 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, compared to net income of $96 million, or $0.15 per diluted share, achieved in the first quarter of 2014. First quartermore...
  • 5/13/15 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2015 results on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Staples’ Investor Relations website at About StaplesStaples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online andmore...
  • 5/4/15 12:27 pm EDT

    Staples to donate up to $125,000 to City Year through a 15 percent match of Staples Gift Card purchases in store and online now thru May 30

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) and national service organization City Year AmeriCorps have teamed up to provide high-need classrooms with the tools and resources necessary to make graduation happen for students across the country. Staples will match 15 percent of the face value of Staples brand gift card purchases up to $125,000 and donate the proceeds to City Year. The program begins in Staples’ stores and on from now thru May 30more...
  • 4/23/15 6:57 am EDT

    Design and Print App for iOS Devices Adds to Company’s Mobile Offering

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS), one of the world’s largest internet retailers, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Makr, an iOS app that enables people to design and print one-of-a-kind materials, and its parent company Happy; both based in Brooklyn, New York. Terms and conditions of the acquisition were not disclosed. “Makr allows small businesses to build their brands easily, elegantly and in real-time,” said Faisalmore...
  • 4/20/15 11:00 am EDT

    Expands Staples’ breadth of offering in helping bring brands to life

    FRAMINGHAM, Massachusetts & VAUGHAN, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Golf Town Canada Inc., today announced that they have reached an agreement for Staples to acquire Accolade Promotion Group (APG), a leading distributor of promotional products in Canada. The acquisition will build on Staples’ position as the largest distributor of promotional products in North America and will significantly expand the breadth of offering for its customers. Terms and conditions of themore...
  • 4/20/15 9:29 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced that it has named Peter J. Scala, executive vice president, merchandising, effective immediately. Scala will report to Demos Parneros, president, North American stores and online, and will be a member of the company’s Executive Committee. “Peter is a passionate leader who has driven innovative thinking and strong partnerships during his career at Staples,” said Demos Parneros, presidentmore...
  • 4/14/15 7:00 am EDT

    Staples Makes More Recycling Happen and Helps Calculate Energy Savings

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today that it has collected 450 million ink and toner cartridges for recycling in the U.S. since 2005, averaging more than 60 million cartridges per year for the past four years. Through the cartridge recycling program, Staples has helped recover and recycle 234 million pounds of plastics and metals, diverting roughly the weight of 8,000 full garbage trucks from landfills. “At Staples, we aremore...
  • 4/10/15 5:11 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it has nominated Kunal S. Kamlani for election to the Board of Directors at the 2015 Annual Meeting. Mr. Kamlani served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Cruise Holdings, the parent company of Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises, from 2011 to 2014. He also served as Chief Financial Officer at the company. From 2010 to 2011, Mr. Kamlani served as headmore...
  • 4/7/15 2:17 pm EDT

    Products seen on ABC’s “Shark Tank” available now at Staples

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is teaming up with “Shark Tank” and entrepreneur and inventor Lori Greiner to help make more innovation happen for small businesses. To inspire and help entrepreneurs, Staples and Greiner offered expert advice and knowledge at a business panel in a Staples store in New York City. The event coincided with the debut of products featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank” television show on and inmore...
  • 4/6/15 6:57 am EDT

    Staples, Inc. Recognized for Fifth Consecutive Year for Its Sustained Leadership to Protect the Environment

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for their continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Staples’s accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2015. Staples, an ENERGY STAR partner since 2001, will be honored for its long-termmore...

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