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  • 10/29/07 8:30 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a joint venture to launch a new co-branded store in China. The new store format, co-branded Staples UPS Express, combines office supplies and document processing services from Staples, the world’s largest office products company, with packaging and international shipping services from UPS, the world's largest package delivery company. The first two Staples UPS Express locationsmore...
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  • 8/21/07 7:00 am EDT

    Earnings Per Share Rose 14 Percent and Sales Increased 11 Percent

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its second quarter ended August 4, 2007. Total company sales increased 11 percent to $4.3 billion compared to the second quarter of 2006. Net income rose 11 percent year over year to $179 million, and earnings per share, on a diluted basis, increased 14 percent to 25 cents, from the 22 cents achieved in the second quarter of last year. Total North American Retail sales grewmore...
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  • 8/14/07 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS), will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter 2007 results on Tuesday, August 21, 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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  • 6/14/07 12:50 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc., (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that its board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to $1.5 billion of its common stock. This new share repurchase program replaces another previously authorized $1.5 billion share repurchase program. Under the previous program, the company had repurchased approximately $1.2 billion of common stock as of June 13, 2007. The new share repurchase program goes into effect during the currentmore...
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  • 6/6/07 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the promotion of Kristin Campbell to senior vice president, general counsel. Campbell, who previously served as senior vice president, deputy general counsel, will be responsible for the strategic management of the company’s Legal group. Campbell reports to Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman and chief executive officer. “Kristin is an outstanding and respected leader” “Kristin ismore...
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  • 5/22/07 7:30 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has acquired American Identity, one of the largest global distributors of corporate branded merchandise, from Republic Financial Corporation. The acquisition provides Staples expanded capabilities in the $18 billion promotional products market and allows American Identity, headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, to benefit from the infrastructure of the world's largest office products companymore...
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  • 2/26/06 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss fourth quarter and fiscal 2005 results on Tuesday, February 28, 2006 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 individualmore...
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  • 1/31/06 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced new roles in its senior management team. Basil Anderson, who has served as Staples vice chairman since 2001, will retire March 1 and continue as a member of Staples' board of directors. John Mahoney has been promoted to Staples vice chairman and chief financial officer and Michael Miles has been promoted to Staples president and chief operating officer. Mahoney and Miles report to Ronald Sargent,more...
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  • 1/24/06 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Carole Johnson to senior vice president of advertising. Reporting to Shira Goodman, Staples executive vice president of marketing, Johnson will have responsibility for developing and producing all marketing communications for Staples U.S. Retail business, Staples Business Delivery, Staples Contract division and the company's Canadian delivery business. "Carole bringsmore...
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  • 1/9/06 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Pete Howard to senior vice president of Staples Business Delivery. Reporting to Joe Doody, president of Staples' North American Delivery business unit, Howard will direct the overall operations of Staples Business Delivery, servicing small business and home office customers through the Staples.com Web site and catalogs. "Over the past five years, Pete has helped tomore...
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