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  • 7/29/08 3:30 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that Corporate Express, which Staples acquired in July 2008, intends to file a Form 15F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on July 29, 2008 to terminate its reporting obligations under the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), with respect to the 8.25 percent senior subordinated notes due July 1, 2014 (the “2014 Notes”) and 7.875more...
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  • 7/23/08 11:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary Staples Acquisition B.V. (“Staples Acquisition”) announced today the settlement of the post acceptance period (na-aanmeldingstermijn) of the offer (“Offer”) for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares (“Ordinary Shares”), American depositary shares (“ADSs”) and depositary receipts for preference A shares (“Preference A Shares”) that were validly tendered in themore...
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  • 7/17/08 12:00 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary Staples Acquisition B.V. (“Staples Acquisition”) announced today that the following securities have been tendered during the post acceptance period (na-aanmeldingstermijn) (“Post Acceptance Period”) of the offer to acquire the outstanding securities of Corporate Express N.V. (“Corporate Express”) (“Offer”): (i) 7,437,636 ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 1.20 each (“more...
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  • 7/17/08 8:55 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Staples Acquisition B.V., today announced the successful completion of the previously announced cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for all of the outstanding 8.25 percent senior subordinated notes due July 1, 2014 (the “2014 Notes”) and 7.875 percent senior subordinated notes due March 1, 2015 (the “2015 Notes”) of Corporate Express U.S. Finance Inc. (more...
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  • 6/6/08 8:55 am EDT

    Staples receives strong support for debt tender and consent to amend
    covenants

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Staples Acquisition B.V., today announced prices for the previously announced cash tender offer for all of the outstanding 8.25 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due July 1, 2014 (the “2014 Notes”) and 7.875 percent Senior Subordinated Notes due March 1, 2015 (the “2015 Notes” and together, the “Notes”) of Corporate Express U.S. Finance Inc. (more...
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  • 12/12/07 8:30 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Carol Meyrowitz, president and chief executive officer of The TJX Companies, Inc., to its board of directors. “Carol brings strong executive skills as well as a wealth of retail industry knowledge. Her merchandising expertise and product sourcing background make her a great addition to our strong board of directors,” said Ron Sargent, Staples chairman and chiefmore...
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  • 11/27/07 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its third quarter ended November 3, 2007. Total company sales increased nine percent to $5.2 billion compared to the third quarter of 2006. Net income, on a GAAP basis, declined five percent year over year to $275 million, and net income on a pro forma basis grew 13 percent to $299 million. Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis, decreased three percent to 38 cents, and dilutedmore...
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  • 11/20/07 8:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2007 results on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Staples' Web site at http://investor.staples.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors.more...
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  • 11/12/07 12:00 pm EST

    Staples Makes It Easy to Recycle Technology Items Every Day in Stores
    Nationwide

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Do you recycle your old electronic items? If so, you’re one of a small number who do. Only 23 percent of Americans recycle their old or unused electronic items, and 41 percent either throw such items in the trash or don’t dispose of them at all, according to a national survey by Staples. “The recycling of electronic products at their end of life fuels economic activity, creates jobs and diverts hazardous materials from landfillsmore...
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  • 11/2/07 6:50 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has reached a settlement in a wage and hour class action lawsuit concerning the alleged misclassification of its California-based assistant store managers. The settlement of $38 million, which is subject to court approval, resolves the allegations and allows Staples to avoid further expense and distraction from litigation that has been ongoing for the past eight years. The company firstmore...
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