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  • 5/10/16 7:14 pm EDT

    Staples Announces Strategic Plan to Enhance Value:

    - Increasing Focus on Mid-Market Customers in North America

    - Exploring Strategic Alternatives for European Operations

    - Initiating New $300 Million Cost Reduction Plan

    - Continuing to Return Cash to Shareholders

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that on May 16, 2016, the company and Office Depot, Inc. plan to terminate their merger agreement following U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia’s recent ruling granting the Federal Trade Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Staples will pay Office Depot a $250 million break-up fee. Staples also plans tomore...
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  • 5/2/16 10:15 am EDT

    $40,000 prize package will transform a company’s breakroom

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--When was the last time you took a well-deserved break at work to have a mid-day cup of coffee, enjoy a snack or socialize with your colleagues? Or, when was the last time you held a meeting in your cafeteria or breakroom? If you can’t remember, Staples Business Advantage wants to turn your breakroom back into a workplace destination with the launch of its “Ultimate Breakroom Makeover” contest. Starting today, all U.S. businessesmore...
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  • 4/28/16 7:30 am EDT

    National contest showcases how small businesses Make More Happen across the U.S.

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is celebrating National Small Business Week with the launch of unbeatable ink and toner prices on a broad selection of ink and toner cartridges, effective May 1, and a new in-stock guarantee. To help small businesses make more happen every day, these unbeatable prices on ink and toner are here to stay. In addition to the widespread price reduction, Staples has also unveiled the Make More Happen Contest that willmore...
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  • 4/27/16 11:42 am EDT

    Company to Provide One Million Thank You Cards for Customers to Honor Teachers;

    Donates More Than $425,000 in 3D Printers to Schools and Universities Nationwide

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--To celebrate teachers and all they do, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is giving customers the opportunity to thank a teacher that has made a difference in their lives by providing one million free thank you cards in Staples’ stores across the country or Staples.com/giftcards during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 2-6. “Staples is making it easy for customers to send personal thank you cards to teachers who have made a difference in theirmore...
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  • 4/22/16 8:00 am EDT

    Rowland Moriarty and Basil Anderson to Retire From Staples’ Board, Raul Vazquez Not Standing For Reelection

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the nomination of three new Directors. Curtis Feeny, Managing Director of Voyager Capital, Deb Henretta, former Group President of Global e-Commerce at Procter & Gamble and John Lundgren, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stanley Black & Decker, have been nominated by the company’s Board of Directors for election at the 2016 Annual Meeting. “I’m pleased that we aremore...
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  • 4/21/16 7:26 pm EDT

    Staples Announces $1 Million Donation to DonorsChoose.org

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is once again joining forces with global pop music superstar Katy Perry to help teachers bring learning to life for students during the back-to-school season. Continuing its long-standing commitment to supporting education through the Staples for Students program, Staples is donating $1 million to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected moremore...
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  • 4/19/16 7:00 am EDT

    Offers Eco-Friendly Services Including Tech Recycling and Green Products to Help Businesses Become More Environmentally Responsible

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In an effort to help businesses be more sustainable, Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., today announced it is teaming up with Davies Office and IRN to offer customers the ability to reuse and recycle office furniture. Davies Office is a leading provider of high quality remanufactured office furniture solutions, taking older furniture assets and transforming them to look and performmore...
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  • 4/14/16 6:57 am EDT

    Staples recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Staples with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Staples, an ENERGY STAR partner since 1992, will be honored for their energy efficient achievements of the certification of 612 total buildings, and recertification of 33 buildings inmore...
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  • 4/12/16 2:15 pm EDT

    Customers to Chat with Staples and Receive Personalized Updates and Order Information via Messenger

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In conjunction with F8, Facebook's annual global developer conference, Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has enabled Facebook Messenger functionalities on its mobile website, allowing customers to use Messenger to enhance their shopping session. After signing up to connect on Messenger, m.Staples.com customers will have the ability to chat with sales specialists and customer service to get shopping assistance andmore...
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  • 4/7/16 7:00 am EDT

    MARS DRINKS™ Flavia® Brewers and Healthy, Self-Serve LeanBox Kiosks Among the Latest Offerings

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., today announced new initiatives with MARS DRINKS and LeanBox to enhance its assortment of breakroom offerings while delivering gourmet beverages and healthier food to power the U.S. workforce. For coffee lovers, Staples Business Advantage now distributes MARS DRINKS’ single-serve Flavia brewers, which offer premium cappuccinos, lattes and mochas, plusmore...
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