FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today an annual cash dividend of
$0.22 per share of outstanding common stock, an increase of 32 percent
over the prior year's annual cash dividend. The dividend is payable on
April 20, 2006, to shareholders of record on March 31, 2006.
Staples, Inc. invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and today
is the world's largest office products company. With 69,000 talentedmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today the results for its fourth
quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2006. Total company sales for
the fourth quarter grew nine percent to $4.5 billion compared to the
same quarter of 2004. North American Retail revenues increased eight
percent and same store sales rose three percent versus last year. North
American Delivery sales increased 18 percent. International sales grew
nine percent in localmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to
discuss fourth quarter and fiscal 2005 results on Tuesday, February 28,
2006 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7 a.m. Central Time).
This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at
Staples' Web site at http://investor.staples.com.
The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents
Network to both institutional and individualmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world's largest office products
company, today announced new television creative called "The Wall,"
which takes a historical twist on Staples classic empathetic office
humor while differentiating the Staples brand. This unique spot will
launch February 26, 2006 and air on national network and cable
"The Wall" is a breakout spot that differentiates Staples as a brand
that makes lifemore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced new roles in its senior
management team. Basil Anderson, who has served as Staples vice chairman
since 2001, will retire March 1 and continue as a member of Staples'
board of directors. John Mahoney has been promoted to Staples vice
chairman and chief financial officer and Michael Miles has been promoted
to Staples president and chief operating officer. Mahoney and Miles
report to Ronald Sargent,more...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Carole
Johnson to senior vice president of advertising. Reporting to Shira
Goodman, Staples executive vice president of marketing, Johnson will
have responsibility for developing and producing all marketing
communications for Staples U.S. Retail business, Staples Business
Delivery, Staples Contract division and the company's Canadian delivery
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Pete
Howard to senior vice president of Staples Business Delivery. Reporting
to Joe Doody, president of Staples' North American Delivery business
unit, Howard will direct the overall operations of Staples Business
Delivery, servicing small business and home office customers through the
Staples.com Web site and catalogs.
"Over the past five years, Pete has helped tomore...