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Archived Press Releases 2000

  • 2/18/00 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that it filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of Staples.com common stock, which is a class of its common stock intended to reflect the performance of Staples.com, the e-commerce business of Staples. The offering size and price range of the offering have not yet been determined. The offering is subject to marketmore...
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  • 2/18/00 7:00 am EST

    Introduces New Tag Line, "Hey, You Don't Have to Run Out."

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples.com today announced the launch of an integrated marketing campaign to establish ubiquity among its small business customers, drive traffic to the site and boost online sales. The program kicks off Monday, February 21, with a 30-second national television spot and includes a national radio spot, print advertising in national small-business publications, online advertising on major small-business Web sites, outdoor, direct mail andmore...
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  • 2/17/00 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that it will open 22 new office superstores this Saturday, February 19. This one-day, multi-store opening is the first wave of more than 170 stores Staples expects to open in 2000 and sets a company record for the largest number of stores opened on a single day. The 22 stores are located in: Red Bluff, Calif.; Orlando, Fla.; Toccoa, Rome and Peachtree City, Ga.; Fort Wayne, Angola, Logansportmore...
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  • 2/16/00 7:00 am EST
    (BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples: WHO:   Brian Billick, head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and students, parents and teachers of Montebello Elementary in Baltimore, Md.   WHAT: Will participate in a student motivational assembly to celebratemore...
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  • 2/15/00 7:00 am EST
    (BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples: WHO:   Brian Billick, head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and students, parents and teachers of Montebello Elementary in Baltimore, Md.   WHAT: Will participate in a student motivational assembly to celebratemore...
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  • 2/15/00 7:00 am EST

    Unique Business Card Helps Small Businesses Gain Access to Credit, Shop
    Online and Earn Valuable Rewards - Without Paying an Annual Fee

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced a major initiative to provide small businesses access to the credit they need to grow their businesses. Staples, in partnership with U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), has launched a Visa Business Card, the first such credit card offered by an office supplies retailer and one of the only business cards to offer rewards with no annual fee. "Business credit cards open up a world of purchasingmore...
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  • 2/8/00 7:00 am EST

    ...Agreement Puts the Power of Competitive Purchasing in the Hands of
    Millions of Staples.com Customers...

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples.com today announced it has made a 10 percent investment in BizBuyer.com and formed a strategic alliance with the company to deliver the power of BizBuyer.com's quote request service to millions of Staples.com business customers. The companies will create an e-marketplace on Staples.com where customers can quickly and easily buy and sell business products and services using BizBuyer's buyer-driven quote request service. "more...
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  • 2/7/00 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM,-MASS.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), the pioneer of the office superstore industry, today announced that Jacques Levy has been named president of Staples International, succeeding Jack C. Bingleman, the division's current president who will be retiring from the company this summer. Levy will report to Ronald L. Sargent, Staples' president and chief operating officer, and will serve on the company's senior management team. "Jack Binglemanmore...
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  • 1/26/00 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has named Bonnie M. Monahan vice president of Investor Relations, reporting to John J. Mahoney, the company's executive vice president and chief administrative officer. "Bonnie's extensive financial background gives her the analytical skills necessary to lead Staples' investor relations team," said Mahoney. "Clear, consistent communications have been the hallmark of our investor relations efforts and Bonnie'smore...
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  • 1/24/00 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has appointed Lawrence J. Morse president of its Quill subsidiary. Formerly senior vice president of operations for Quill, Morse will assume the responsibilities of Jack Miller, Quill's founder and president, who will retire Jan. 31. Morse will report to Ronald L. Sargent, president and chief operating officer of Staples, and will serve on the company's senior management team. "We're very fortunate to havemore...
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