FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Carol
Meyrowitz, president and chief executive officer of The TJX Companies,
Inc., to its board of directors.
“Carol brings strong executive skills as well
as a wealth of retail industry knowledge. Her merchandising expertise
and product sourcing background make her a great addition to our strong
board of directors,” said Ron Sargent, Staples
chairman and chiefmore...
From Tech Gifts to Stocking Stuffers, Staples Has Everything on
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hunting for those last few gifts? According to the “Staples
Holiday Hang Ups” Survey, 54 percent of
Americans plan on warming loved ones’ holiday
season with at least one technology gadget.(a) To help with the
last-minute rush, Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is offering its widest
selection ever of the season’s most popular
technology items, including more than 20 digital cameras and a variety
of digital photo frames. Staples also has many last-more...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its third
quarter ended November 3, 2007. Total company sales increased nine
percent to $5.2 billion compared to the third quarter of 2006. Net
income, on a GAAP basis, declined five percent year over year to $275
million, and net income on a pro forma basis grew 13 percent to $299
million. Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis, decreased three
percent to 38 cents, and dilutedmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to
discuss third quarter 2007 results on Tuesday, November 27, 2007 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 individual investors.more...
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashoka, a global organization with a 26-year history and network of more
than 1,800 social entrepreneurs serving 70 countries, today announced it
has successfully launched its Youth Venture program in Belgium and
Canada. Youth Venture is an initiative that is investing in and
catalyzing a movement of young changemakers. Its entrance into these two
countries is made possible through Staples Foundation for Learning
(SFFL), a private foundationmore...
Staples Makes It Easy to Recycle Technology Items Every Day in Stores
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Do you recycle your old electronic items? If so, you’re
one of a small number who do. Only 23 percent of Americans recycle their
old or unused electronic items, and 41 percent either throw such items
in the trash or don’t dispose of them at all,
according to a national survey by Staples.
“The recycling of electronic products at their
end of life fuels economic activity, creates jobs and diverts hazardous
materials from landfillsmore...
Offers the Season’s Hottest Assortment of
Technology Gifts from HP, Dell, TomTom, Canon and More
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is going high-tech this holiday season, stocking
the shelves with the hottest
tech items, including GPS systems, digital cameras, digital photo
frames and laptops… all at great prices.
Holiday shoppers can find the perfect gift for everyone on their list,
whether they are for a tech enthusiast, co-worker, family member or
Staples is going high-tech this holiday season, stocking the shelves with itsmore...
Staples Will Donate Up to $100,000 of the Sales of the Limited-Edition
Staples Easy Button to Boys & Girls Clubs of America
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) is adding “easy”
to this year’s Holiday gift list by offering a
limited-edition Staples® Easy ButtonTM.
The base of this new and unique Staples Easy Button was designed by a
14-year-old, Janisha Thomas, from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater
Kansas City. Janisha’s artwork, called “Staples®
Middle School,” features a school-themed
design, with supplies and products, sports gear, and a computer stationmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has reached a
settlement in a wage and hour class action lawsuit concerning the
alleged misclassification of its California-based assistant store
managers. The settlement of $38 million, which is subject to court
approval, resolves the allegations and allows Staples to avoid further
expense and distraction from litigation that has been ongoing for the
past eight years. The company firstmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced a joint
venture to launch a new co-branded store in China. The new store format,
co-branded Staples UPS Express, combines office supplies and document
processing services from Staples, the world’s
largest office products company, with packaging and international
shipping services from UPS, the world's largest package delivery
company. The first two Staples UPS Express locationsmore...