Corporate Press Releases

  • 4/21/14 10:07 am EDT

    Top Three Winners Chosen from More Than 16,000 Entries

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is turning three small-town entrepreneurs’ dreams into reality today. The three winners -- Lisa Hiler of When Pigs Fly, Ryan Knott of Lansing Roller Derby Vixens and Andrea Leiser of Little Hat Workshop -- were chosen from more than 16,000 entries in the Staples “Make Your Idea Happen” contest. The “Make Your Idea Happen” contest invited entrepreneurs to share their big ideas for a chance to receive themore...
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  • 4/3/14 8:00 am EDT

    Consumer Voting Begins, Winners Receive Everything They Need To Make Their Big Idea Happen

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced the ten finalists for its “Make Your Idea Happen” Contest, a competition where entrepreneurs shared their big ideas for a chance to receive all the products they need to bring their business to life. Staples received more than 16,000 entries from entrepreneurs looking to “make more happen.” Entries covered an enormous range of creative ideas for businesses and community-service organizationsmore...
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  • 3/27/14 1:00 pm EDT

    LA KISS football team debuts with help from Staples

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) helped KISS frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley make pro football happen in Los Angeles by supplying the LA KISS corporate office with everything needed to launch the business operations of the new LA KISS arena football team. “We were thrilled that Staples had everything needed to kick-off the business side of running the LA KISS football team,” said Gene Simmons, owner, LA KISS. “Staples had a hugemore...
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  • 3/6/14 10:00 am EST

    Assortment expansion continues with products beyond office supplies added to stores

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced the latest step to help business customers Make More Happen with the addition of eight new categories to its retail stores. Staples will launch the product expansion in mid-March and complete more than 1,000 U.S. stores by the end of June, plus hundreds of stores in Canada. “At Staples, we’re committed to providing every product businesses need to succeed, and our expanded assortment givesmore...
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  • 3/6/14 6:10 am EST
    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 April 17, 2014, to shareholders of record on March 28, 2014. About Staples Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities,more...
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  • 3/6/14 6:00 am EST

    Initiates $500 million gross cost reduction program

    Initiates plan to close up to 225 stores by 2015

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 1, 2014.   Fourth Quarter 2013 Financial Summarymore...
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  • 2/27/14 8:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss fourth quarter and fiscal 2013 results on Thursday, March 6, 2014 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 Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-classmore...
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  • 1/30/14 6:57 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced that Joe Doody, President North American Commercial, has been named Vice Chairman, and Shira Goodman, Executive Vice President, Global Growth, has been named President, North American Commercial. Both Doody and Goodman will continue to report to Ron Sargent, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. The appointments are effective February 2. In his new role, Doody will lead Staples’ strategicmore...
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  • 1/29/14 1:05 pm EST

    Environmental, social and governance accomplishments help make retailer one of the most sustainable companies in the world

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) has been named to the Global 100 Sustainability Index, one of the top measures in corporate sustainability analysis, published by Corporate Knights, a media, research and investment advisory company. Staples is one of two global retailers in the rankings and the only one in North America. “We’re honored to be named to the Global 100 Sustainability Index, recognizing us as one of the most sustainablemore...
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  • 1/13/14 11:01 am EST

    Winner of the Staples Make Your Idea Happen Contest to Receive Up to $25,000 in Products and Services

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., (NASDAQ: SPLS) is bringing its new tagline -“Make More Happen”- to life by launching the Make Your Idea Happen contest and inviting entrepreneurs to share their big ideas for a chance to receive all the products and services they need to succeed. “Staples now has more products and more ways to shop to help small businesses make their big idea happen,” said Steve Fund, senior vice president, marketing, Staples. “The Make Your Ideamore...
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