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Archived Press Releases 2008

  • 7/17/08 12:00 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary Staples Acquisition B.V. (“Staples Acquisition”) announced today that the following securities have been tendered during the post acceptance period (na-aanmeldingstermijn) (“Post Acceptance Period”) of the offer to acquire the outstanding securities of Corporate Express N.V. (“Corporate Express”) (“Offer”): (i) 7,437,636 ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 1.20 each (“more...
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  • 7/17/08 8:55 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Staples Acquisition B.V., today announced the successful completion of the previously announced cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for all of the outstanding 8.25 percent senior subordinated notes due July 1, 2014 (the “2014 Notes”) and 7.875 percent senior subordinated notes due March 1, 2015 (the “2015 Notes”) of Corporate Express U.S. Finance Inc. (more...
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  • 7/14/08 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Foundation for Learning, a private foundation created by Staples, Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today it has awarded 36 grants totaling $328,825 to non-profit organizations dedicated to serving youth throughout the country. These organizations were selected for their commitment to providing educational and job skills programs that help at-risk youth develop the skills necessary to become responsible adults and community leadersmore...
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  • 7/9/08 11:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary Staples Acquisition B.V. (“Staples Acquisition”) and Corporate Express N.V. (“Corporate Express”) jointly announce that Staples Acquisition has settled its offer (“Offer”) for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares (“Ordinary Shares”), American depositary shares (“ADSs”) and depositary receipts for preference A shares (“Preference A Shares”) that were validly tendered inmore...
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  • 7/9/08 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Foundation for Learning Demonstrates Ongoing Support of
    Educational Leaders Making a Difference in the Latino Community

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF), a national non-profit organization that identifies, inspires, promotes and prepares Latino leaders in the community, classroom and workforce, today announced the renewal of a $100,000 grant from Staples Foundation for Learning (SFFL), a private foundation created by Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS). This year, SFFL’s support will fund the second annual Hispanic Heritage Teacher Award, an award thatmore...
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  • 7/9/08 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Back-to-School Survey Shows Value and Assortment as Top
    Priorities for Moms Shopping for Supplies This Year

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world's largest office products company and top retail destination for back to school, is making it easy for students and parents this season by providing a one-stop shop and a wide assortment of products at great prices. The Staples top 10 products for back-to-school showcase the hottest new items for 2008 while once again demonstrating every item serves an important purpose, whether protecting a laptopmore...
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  • 7/8/08 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Rings the First Bell
    to Signify the Start of Great Deals on Core School Supplies

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Summer is here, and while teens are relaxing, parents are already thinking ahead to back to school. Unlike “Black Friday,” the day after Thanksgiving that signifies the start of the holiday shopping season, there is no “official” kick-off date for when back-to-school shopping starts – until today. Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office products company and top retail destination for back to school, declares July 8 as themore...
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  • 7/2/08 11:33 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary Staples Acquisition B.V. and Corporate Express N.V. jointly announce that Staples Acquisition B.V. declares unconditional (doet gestand) the recommended offer made by Staples Acquisition B.V. for certain securities issued by Corporate Express N.V. (the “Offer”), as described in the Offer Memorandum of May 19, 2008 (the “Offer Memorandum”), subject to the amendments in the pressmore...
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  • 6/30/08 5:45 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Staples Acquisition B.V., today announced new prices for the previously announced cash tender offer (the “Offer”) for all of the outstanding 8.25 percent senior subordinated notes due July 1, 2014 (the “2014 Notes”) and 7.875 percent senior subordinated notes due March 1, 2015 (the “2015 Notes” and together with the 2014 Notes, the “Notes”) ofmore...
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  • 6/30/08 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Foundation for Learning Renews Support of Earth Force with
    $200,000 Grant to Expand Programs that Enable Students to Become Active
    Environmental Citizens

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Earth Force, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in environmental education, today announced Staples Foundation for Learning (SFFL), a private foundation created by Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), renewed its partnership this year through a $200,000 grant. This marks the fifth year of Earth Force and Staples Foundation for Learning working together to teach students the analytical, social and problem-solving skills needed to effectively addressmore...
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