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Archived Press Releases 2001

  • 12/26/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that Mitchell Neilson Elementary School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate to purchase school supplies as the winner of the Staples Coach of the Week. The school will also receive a visit from Jeff Fisher, head coach of the Tennessee Titans, who was named Staples Coach of the Week for the Titans' exciting win against the Oakland Raiders on Saturday, December 22.more...
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  • 12/19/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that De La Salle Collegiate High School in Warren, Michigan will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate to purchase school supplies as the winner of the Staples Coach of the Week. The school will also receive a visit from Marty Mornhinweg, head coach of the Detroit Lions, who was named Staples Coach of the Week for the Lions' exciting win against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, December 16. The Staplesmore...
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  • 12/12/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that East High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate to purchase school supplies as the winner of the Staples Coach of the Week. The school will also receive a visit from Mike Sherman, head coach of the Green Bay Packers, who was named Staples Coach of the Week for the Packers' exciting win against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, December 9. The Staples Coach of the Weekmore...
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  • 12/5/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that Coral Springs High School in Coral Springs, Florida will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate to purchase school supplies as the winner of the Staples Coach of the Week. The school will also receive a visit from Dave Wannstedt, head coach of the Miami Dolphins, who was named Staples Coach of the Week for the Dolphins' exciting win against the Denver Broncos on Sunday, December 2. The Staples Coachmore...
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  • 11/30/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) announced today that its Chairman and CEO, Thomas G. Stemberg, will initiate a pre-arranged sale of a portion of his holdings in Staples. Under the terms of the plan, adopted in compliance with SEC Rule 10b5-1, Mr. Stemberg will sell approximately 300,000 shares of Staples stock each quarter over a period of two years. The planned selling program was established to allow for the sale of shares related to stockmore...
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  • 11/27/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fans may now vote online for the NFL head coach they believe deserves this year's Staples NFL Coach of the Year award. Through January 27, 2002, fans can log onto www.nfl.com to make sure their vote is counted in the only NFL award determined solely by a vote of the fans. The winning head coach will be announced January 27th during the AFC Championship pre-game show on CBS. In addition, $25,000 will be presented to the coach'smore...
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  • 11/26/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples knows that the holiday season is filled with cheer, goodwill -- and the potential for social blunders at the office. Before you purchase gifts for colleagues, bosses and employees, don't forget to carefully consider the implications. To assist with the task, the experts at Staples teamed up with etiquette consultant Jodi Smith of Mannersmith to offer guidelines and tips on how to avoid committing an office gift-giving faux pasmore...
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  • 11/21/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that Maranatha Christian Academy in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota will receive a $5,000 Staples gift certificate to purchase school supplies as the winner of the Staples Coach of the Week. The school will also receive a visit from Dennis Green, head coach of the Minnesota Vikings, who was named Staples Coach of the Week for the Vikings' exciting win against the New York Giants on Monday, November 19. Themore...
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  • 11/20/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc., (Nasdaq: SPLS) has hired Jevin S. Eagle, currently a partner with the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., Inc., as senior vice president of strategy, President and Chief Operating Officer Ronald L. Sargent announced today. Eagle, who starts Jan. 7, will report to Vice Chairman Basil L. Anderson. "Jevin Eagle will be a great asset to our management team as we focus on profitable growth," said Sargent, who becomes Staplesmore...
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  • 11/20/01 7:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) today reported sales of $2.83 billion for the third quarter, which ended November 3, a one percent increase versus the $2.80 billion reported for the same period last year. The company recorded net income for the quarter of $91.31 million, or $0.20 per diluted common share, an 11 percent earnings per share increase compared with the $84.66 million, or $0.18 per diluted common share for the same period last year,more...
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