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Archived Press Releases 1998

  • 12/29/98 7:00 am EST

    Emmanuel Lutheran School to Receive School Supplies and Visit From
    Arizona Cardinals Head Coach as Winner of "Staples Coach of the Week"

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., pioneer of the office supplies superstore industry, today announced that Emmanuel Lutheran School in Tempe, Ariz., will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate for school supplies as the winner of the "Staples Coach of the Week" program. The school also will be treated to a visit from Vince Tobin, head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, who was named the "Staples Coach of the Week" for the game against the San Diego Chargers onmore...
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  • 12/28/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. and the National Football League today indicated online voting has been overwhelming for this year's "Coach of the Year" award, with just one more week left for fans to submit their ballots for their favorite coach. With Atlanta, Minnesota, and Denver leading the way 'on-field' with the best records in the NFL, their respective head Coaches -- Dan Reeves, Dennis Green, and Mike Shanahan -- lead the way 'on-line' andmore...
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  • 12/24/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Glenbrook Elementary School to Receive School Supplies and Visit From Green Bay Packers Head Coach as Winner of "Staples Coach of the Week" Staples Inc., pioneer of the office supplies superstore industry, today announced that Glenbrook Elementary School in Pulaski, Wisc., will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate for school supplies as the winner in the "Staples Coach of the Week" program. The school also will be treated to amore...
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  • 12/17/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--...Acquire Connecticut Company to Bolster Telecommunications and Network Services... ...Initiate Fast-Track Program to Relocate 58 Outdated Stores... Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today unveiled a comprehensive program to aggressively meet the needs of its business customers by making substantial investments in its e-commerce operations; significantly increasing its ability to offer telecommunications products and servicesmore...
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  • 12/3/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the largest operator of office superstores in the world, today announced that Ronald L. Sargent has been named president and chief operating officer. Sargent, 43, who joined Staples ten years ago, was president, North American Operations, and was responsible for Staples' U.S. and Canadian superstores, Staples Contract, Staples Direct, Quill Corp., supply chain management and the company's marketingmore...
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  • 11/27/98 7:00 am EST

    Munroe Elementary School to Receive School Supplies and Visit From
    Denver Broncos Head Coach as Winner of "Staples Coach of the Week"

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., pioneer of the office supplies superstore industry, today announced that Munroe Elementary School in Denver, Colo., will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate for school supplies as the winner of the "Staples Coach of the Week" program. The school also will receive a visit from Mike Shanahan, head coach of the Denver Broncos, who was named the "Staples Coach of the Week" for the game against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday,more...
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  • 11/25/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples and the National Football League have launched fan balloting for this year's "Coach of the Year" award. From now until December 31, 1998 football fans can cast their vote for their favorite head coach simply by logging onto www.nfl.com. This is the first year that Staples has partnered with the NFL for the "Coach of the Year" award. The winning head coach will be presented with the "Staples NFL Coach of the Year" award onmore...
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  • 11/23/98 7:00 am EST
    (BUSINESS WIRE)--Paul R. Wharton Senior High School to Receive a $5,000 Staples Gift Certificate WHAT:   Student assembly to celebrate "Staples Coach of the Week" award with presentation by Coach Tony Dungy of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers   WHENmore...
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  • 11/19/98 7:00 am EST

    Campbell Middle School to Receive School Supplies and Visit From Atlanta
    Falcons Head Coach as Winner of "Staples Coach of the Week"

    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., pioneer of the office supplies superstore industry, today announced that Campbell Middle School in Smyrna, Ga., will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate for school supplies as the winner of the "Staples Coach of the Week" program. The school also will receive a visit from Dan Reeves, head coach of the Atlanta Falcons, who was named the "Staples Coach of the Week" for the game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday,more...
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  • 11/17/98 7:00 am EST
    WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) has now launched STAPLES.COM (www.staples.com), an online office supply superstore that makes ordering office supplies easier than ever before and gives business customers another convenient way to purchase products. Staples also announced it has signed an advertising and promotion agreement with Yahoo! Inc. [Nasdaq: YHOO] to become the premier office supplies merchant on Yahoo!®, the world's leadingmore...
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