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Archived Press Releases 1999

  • 12/13/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples: WHO:       Tony Dungy, head coach of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and students, parents and teachers of Citrus Park Elementary inmore...
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  • 12/2/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that Ronald L. Sargent, president and chief operating officer of Staples Inc., has been elected a member of the company's board of directors. "As a ten year veteran of Staples and an integral member of the company's senior management team, Ron has proven to be a tremendous asset in building Staples to its leadership position in the office superstore industry," said Staples Chairman and Chiefmore...
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  • 12/1/99 6:00 am EST

    Names Christine Komola Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and
    J.B. Lyon Vice President of Business Services

    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today named Christine Komola vice president and chief financial officer for Staples.com and J.B. Lyon vice president of business services for Staples.com. Both positions report to Jeanne Lewis, president of Staples.com. "Christine and J.B. will be instrumental in helping Staples.com reach its aggressive goal of one million customers and $1 billion in sales by 2003," said Lewis. "With her outstanding financialmore...
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  • 11/30/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) began construction this week on a new store in Boston's Logan International Airport scheduled to open mid-January. This store follows the initial success of Staples' first airport store which opened in September at the Philadelphia International Airport. "Business travelers through Philadelphia's airport have shown great interest in our new airport store concept and have affirmed to us that Staples' productsmore...
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  • 11/22/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced it will lease and/or purchase space for 21 new Staples store sites in Florida and Alabama in a deal with Scotty's Home Centers of Winter Haven, Fla. The deal nearly doubles Staples' retail presence in Florida from 29 stores currently open or being constructed to 50 stores, and brings Staples to the Jacksonville and Tallahassee markets for the first time. The deal provides Staples access to 21more...
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  • 11/22/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today launched the Staples.com Holiday Gift Buying Guide, to help office managers and small business owners avoid the hassles of holiday shopping while thoughtfully thanking and rewarding executives, colleagues and clients. The Guide simplifies gift giving by organizing products by price point and "Executive Gift ideas," "Electronic Entertainment," "Software," "Office Party Supplies," and "Holiday Mailingmore...
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  • 11/16/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today named Kelly A. Mahoney chief marketing officer of Staples.com. In this newly created position, Mahoney will be responsible for driving brand awareness and marketing strategy for Staples.com and will report to the division's president, Jeanne B. Lewis. "Kelly has a wealth of expertise in developing and executing tremendously successful cross-channel, e-business and national brand marketing campaigns,"more...
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  • 11/16/99 6:00 am EST
    Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that Staples.com, the company's e-commerce business that provides office supplies and services over the Internet, reported revenues of close to $24 million for the third quarter of 1999, which ended October 30, 1999, up nearly 500 percent from the more than $4 million reported for the same period in the prior year, and up 54 percent from the $15.6 million reported for the second quarter 1999. Themore...
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  • 11/12/99 7:00 am EST

    Creates Advisory Board for Staples.com

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today strengthened its commitment to e-commerce by partnering with several Internet-savvy investors, including General Atlantic Partners LLC, Highland Capital Partners, Greylock Management Corporation, Essex Investment Management and Summit Accelerator Partners, which have acquired Staples.com Stock representing an approximately five percent interest in the Staples.com business. The private placement was facilitated bymore...
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  • 11/9/99 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced its shareholders approved the company's plans to create a separate tracking stock, Staples.com Common Stock, to reflect the performance of its e-commerce business, at a special shareholders meeting held this afternoon in Boston, Mass. "The Staples.com tracking stock will allow us to aggressively invest in building our e-commerce division to be the preeminent e-tailer of office supplies andmore...
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