Founder and CEO Rohit Patel Honored for his Entrepreneurial Leadership and Commitment to Creating Jobs and Economic Opportunity for Inner City Residents
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), a not-for-profit
organization whose mission is to promote economic prosperity in
America’s inner cities, together with Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS),
today announced Baltimore-based Intelect Corporation as the 2012 Inner
City 100 Staples Diversity Leadership Award Winner. The award is
presented to a company featured on the Inner City 100 list that has made
the greatest impact on its communitymore...
& Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Staples
Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., today
announced Shay Cardenas as the recipient of the second annual Torch
Bearer Award. The national award honors one Club professional who
provides exemplary leadership as an advisor for the Boys & Girls Clubs’
Torch Club, a character and leadership program for youth ages 11-13 that
helps them develop into productive, caringmore...
New Program Offers Businesses More Efficient and Sustainable Office Printing Solutions with Up to 30 Percent Savings
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples
Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. today
announced the launch of Staples Technology Solutions Managed
Print Services (MPS), a comprehensive solution that will help
businesses control their print network, achieve up to 15 and 30 percent
cost savings and improve IT staff productivity.
“We’ve found that the majority of businesses don’t know how much they
spend on office printing each year,” said Edmore...
Respondents Confess Administrative Assistants Know More About Their Day Than Their Spouse Does in Staples.com Survey for National Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 25
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of National Administrative Professionals’ Day, a Staples.com
survey provides insight on the “office VIP,” finding the administrative
assistant more crucial than the boss in many offices. Staples.com
conducted a non-scientific poll with social media followers on Twitter
about the office manager role. The survey found nearly two-thirds (65.2
percent) felt the office would be more likely to fall apart without themore...
Winners reflect breadth of small businesses in America today
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world’s largest office products company and
second largest in e-commerce sales, today awarded five small businesses
$50,000 in free advertising and cash as part of the “Give Your Small
Business the Push It Needs” contest. The winners reflect the uniqueness
of small businesses within the American economy, offer a variety of
distinct and innovative products and services ranging from social media
marketing to alternativemore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that Dr. Drew Faust,
president of Harvard University, has been nominated for election to the
company’s Board of Directors. The election of Directors will take place
at the company’s Annual Meeting, scheduled for June 4, 2012.
“We’re very pleased to nominate Dr. Faust to our Board of Directors,”
said Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman and chief executive officer. “She
will bring a uniquemore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is making it easy for customers during tax season by
offering free copies of tax returns and one-stop shopping on essentials
such as tax-filing software and organizational products. Starting April
8 and continuing through tax-filing day on April 17, Staples Copy
& Print Centers (with full service at all Staples locations)
will provide savings to its customers by offering 30 pages of free tax
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples,
Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that its Board of Directors has
declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of
$0.11 per share, an increase of 10 percent over the previous quarterly
cash dividend of $0.10 per share. On an annualized basis, the quarterly
dividend is equal to $0.44 per share compared to $0.40 per share that
the Company paid in 2011. The dividend is payable on April 12, 2012, to
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its fourth
quarter and fiscal year ended January 28, 2012. Total company sales for
the fourth quarter of 2011 increased one percent to $6.5 billion
compared to the fourth quarter of 2010. Net income for the fourth
quarter of 2011 increased three percent year over year to $284 million.
Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis, increased eight percent to
$0.41 from $0.38 achieved inmore...
Martha Stewart unveils Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™ product line at midtown Manhattan Staples store
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office products
company, today debuted the Martha Stewart Home Office™ with Avery™
product line created by the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
(NYSE:MSO) and the Office and Consumer Products Group of Avery Dennison
The line is sold exclusively at Staples and is now available at Staples
stores across the U.S. and Canada and on Staples.com, the world’smore...