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  • 6/16/16 12:07 pm EDT

    As part of United Way’s global Day of Action, hundreds of associate volunteers are fueling a love for reading among local young children

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third consecutive year, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) will partner with United Way locations across North America, including Boston, St. Louis, Seattle and Denver, to stuff literacy kits for children. This is all part of the United Way’s annual Day of Action on June 21. Hundreds of Staples volunteers in 13 locations will stuff more than 1,000 literacy kits, up from 11 locations and just under 1,000 kits last year, and up from only 6more...
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  • 6/14/16 4:45 pm EDT
    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 $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on July 14, 2016, to shareholders of record on June 24, 2016. About Staples Staples retail stores and Staples.com help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded businessmore...
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  • 6/14/16 6:57 am EDT

    Orders on Staples.com to be Delivered by 7:00 p.m. in Eight Major U.S. Cities

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today it will be launching “Staples Rush,” its same-day delivery service to Staples.com customers in major metropolitan areas across the U.S., bringing businesses the products and services they need to make more happen faster than ever. Customers placing orders by 3:00 p.m. local time Monday – Friday on Staples.com for delivery in specific areas of select markets will soon be able to choose duringmore...
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  • 6/13/16 7:00 am EDT

    Call for Entries Now Open; Staples Business Advantage to Award $10,000 for Winning Designs

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Imagine how your workplace might change in the next five years. Will it be entirely open to promote collaboration? Will natural light, exercise desks and rooftop gardens hit the mainstream? Will virtual teams render the physical workspace irrelevant? Architects, designers, and students will tackle these questions in a competition hosted by Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., and Metropolismore...
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  • 6/7/16 7:00 am EDT

    Longer Hours the Norm Just to Keep Up; Workers Cite Wellness Programs, Technology, Break Time and Office Design as Key Motivators

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Seventy percent of U.S. office workers and managers report working more than 40 hours a week, and the majority consider the office the most productive place to get work done. But employers need to take action to ensure it remains an inspiring, motivating environment. This, according to the second annual Workplace Index conducted by Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS). Mostmore...
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  • 6/2/16 10:28 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced a new interactive store map feature available on the Staples iPhone app that will create an easier and more convenient in-store shopping experience for customers. The Staples iPhone app (version 5.0 or higher) will help customers find products faster and plan and route their shopping trip in stores. The interactive store map pilot program is now in effect in 83 select stores across Newmore...
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  • 5/31/16 4:20 pm EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that the Board of Directors of Staples and Ron Sargent have mutually agreed that he will step down from the position of Chief Executive Officer after the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders on June 14, 2016, at which time Shira Goodman, Staples’ President, North America Operations, will become interim Chief Executive Officer. Upon re-election at the Annual Meeting, Sargent will continuemore...
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  • 5/18/16 4:30 pm EDT

    1,100 Staples associates come together for Massachusetts children in need

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At today’s Cradles to Crayons Ready for School Backpack-A-Thon event at Staples, now in its third year, 20,000 backpacks were assembled with 440,000 new school supplies by 1,100 Staples employee volunteers at their Framingham Headquarters and loaded onto trucks for distribution to children in Framingham, Lynn, Springfield, and Worcester. In partnership with school districts and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest, Cradles to Crayons will ensuremore...
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  • 5/18/16 6:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its first quarter ended April 30, 2016. Total company sales for the first quarter of 2016 were $5.1 billion, a decrease of three percent compared to the first quarter of 2015. On a GAAP basis, the company reported net income of $41 million, or $0.06 per diluted share. First quarter 2016 results on a GAAP basis include pre-tax charges of $66 million primarily related to costs associatedmore...
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  • 5/11/16 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Staples’ Investor Relations website at http://investor.staples.com. About Staples, Inc.Staples retail stores and staples.com help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment ofmore...
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