WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), today announced that Maxi-Papier, its
German office supplies subsidiary, will begin operating under the
Staples brand name. The change, effective immediately, is an important
step in positioning Staples as a global brand.
The Company launched its international operations in 1992 when it
acquired a 48% interest in Maxi-Papier, then a chain of five office
superstores. By May 1997 that stake had increased to 92more...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that its Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Thomas G. Stemberg, has made a net investment in the
Mr. Stemberg recently exercised 1,300,000 options to purchase the
company's common stock and, net of a sale of 1,143,000 shares, has
increased his total number of shares held in the company to over
2,100,000 shares. When Mr. Stemberg's remaining options in the company'smore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) announced today the promotion of James C.
Peters to president of U.S. stores. Mr. Peters joined Staples in
September 1997 as executive vice president of U.S. stores, and in his
new role he will continue to report to Ronald Sargent, president of
North American operations.
Mr. Peters joined the Company with over 10 years experience in the
office superstore industry. He began his retail career in 1984 withmore...
Get Organized Now To Save Tax Dollars and Anxiety This Year And Next
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the Internal Revenue Service, 50% of American households
prepare and file their own tax returns. For too many of these taxpayers,
procrastination needlessly turns this annual ritual into a last-minute,
anxiety-filled rush to beat the April 15 deadline.
Are there ways to take the panic out of preparing your own tax return?
Yes, says Gary Soiref, a CPA and tax planning expert with Parent
McLaughlin Nangle CPAs, Inc., ofmore...
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc., and Hammermill Papers, in conjunction with DIVIDENDS,
Staples' Magazine For And About Small Business, invites nominations for
the Second Annual Staples/Hammermill Small Business of the Year Award.
Staples developed the awards to recognize companies that are creating
innovative niches in the competitive small business marketplace.
Nominations will be accepted by anyone associated with a successful
small business entrepreneur; self-more...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) announced today that Brian Light will be
joining the company as its new Senior Vice President and Chief
Information Officer effective February 2, 1998.
Mr. Light was formerly associated with Anderson Consulting where he was
most recently an Associate in their Los Angeles office. Mr. Light joined
Anderson Consulting in 1986.
During his career at Anderson, Mr. Light specialized in the Foodmore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) announced today that it has named Samuel
Levenson Vice President, Investor Relations. Mr. Levenson previously
served as Director of Investor Relations for the company.
Mr. Levenson joined Staples in 1994 and was charged with the
responsibility of developing the company's first proactive investor
relations program. During his tenure with the company, the number of
Wall Street brokerage firms publishingmore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) announced today that it has promoted Jeanne
B. Lewis to Senior Vice President, Marketing, effective February 1.
Ms. Lewis will report to Ronald Sargent, President, North American
Ms. Lewis replaces Todd Krasnow, who is about to launch a new
entrepreneurial venture after 12 years with Staples.
Ms. Lewis is currently Senior Vice President, Retail Marketing and Small