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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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...
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  • 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 Staples.com and inmore...
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  • 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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  • 4/2/15 6:57 am EDT

    Pledges To Join Mayor Walsh in Making Greater Boston Best Place in Country for Working Women

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today it has signed onto 100% Talent: The Boston Women’s Compact, an innovative effort to end the gender-based wage gap and advance women in the workforce. Staples has pledged to work with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh in a unique, public-private partnership to make Boston the best city in the country for working women. As a Signatory of the 100% Talent, Staples joins Mayor Walsh in his quest to makemore...
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  • 3/10/15 9:45 am EDT

    Small businesses plan to use promotional marketing and technology to help drive profits

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The majority of small business leaders (87%) are optimistic about the year ahead according to a recent Staples’ small business survey conducted online by Research Now. And leaders are focused on results, with the top three small business goals in 2015: increasing revenue (76%), driving profits (70%) and gaining more customers (70%). Promotional marketing (46%), better organization (38%) and software technology upgrades (35%) are the topmore...
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  • 3/10/15 7:00 am EDT

    Extends Omnichannel Capabilities by Enabling Customers to Order Online and Pick up in Store

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., today launched Print-to-Store, enabling customers to order print jobs through staplesadvantage.com and pick them up at their closest Staples store. Print-to-Store leverages Staples retail network to extend the convenience and flexibility of an omnichannel shopping experience to all Staples Advantage customers. Available at all Staples stores that offer Copymore...
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