FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Carole
Johnson to senior vice president of advertising. Reporting to Shira
Goodman, Staples executive vice president of marketing, Johnson will
have responsibility for developing and producing all marketing
communications for Staples U.S. Retail business, Staples Business
Delivery, Staples Contract division and the company's Canadian delivery
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the appointment of Pete
Howard to senior vice president of Staples Business Delivery. Reporting
to Joe Doody, president of Staples' North American Delivery business
unit, Howard will direct the overall operations of Staples Business
Delivery, servicing small business and home office customers through the
Staples.com Web site and catalogs.
"Over the past five years, Pete has helped tomore...
Quill Communications Changes Domain Name To Quillcom.com
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples.com, Staples Inc.'s (NASDAQ:SPLS) electronic marketplace that
provides office supplies, services, content and community over the
Internet, today announced it has acquired the Internet domain name, www.quill.com,
from San Diego based Quill Communications, Inc., a marketing technology
company that integrates strategy, technology and creativity to build
Effective April 1, www.quill.com
will be the primary domain namemore...
NowDocs.com, McAfee.com, TaxLogic and CloudSource Expand Click & Buy
Portfolio to Bring Best-In-Class Business Services to Staples.com
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples.com today announced strategic agreements with four new services
partners to expand its extensive Click and Buy service offerings for
small business in its Staples.com Business Solutions Center. The new
partners include NowDocs.com, which provides two-hour digital printing
and delivery; McAfee.com, an ASP (application service provider)
specializing in online PC security and maintenance; TaxLogic, an online
professional tax preparationmore...
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NowDocs.com(TM), Inc. today announced a strategic partnership with
Staples.com to bring same-day digital printing and delivery to small
businesses through the Staples.com Business Solutions Center. The
agreement includes joint marketing opportunities with Staples.com and
Staples Inc.'s office supplies superstores.
Through the partnership, for the first time, Staples.com customers can
send documents for 2-hour printing and deliverymore...
Largest Operator of Office Superstores in the World To Post Cut-Sheet
Paper Requests on Global E-Commerce Exchange
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PaperExchange.com, Inc., the global e-business marketplace for the pulp
and paper industry, and Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), the pioneer of the
office superstore industry, today announced they have entered into a
strategic alliance and listing agreement. As part of the alliance
Staples intends to source paper online by posting requests for cut-sheet
paper on the PaperExchange.com site.
"The site conveniently connects PaperExchange.commore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. today announced its plans to open a store at the Newark
International Airport in May. This is the third Staples airport
location, adding to stores currently open at the Philadelphia
International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport. The Newark
airport store will offer travelers three ways to shop: traditional
retail, a kiosk linked to Staples.com and a direct phone line to Staples
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that it has formed a
strategic partnership with PaperExchange.com, Inc., a global e-business
marketplace for the pulp and paper industry. Staples has made an initial
one percent investment in the privately held company and has agreed to
purchase a portion of its office paper requirements on PaperExchange.com
"PaperExchange.com is revolutionizing paper purchasing," said Thomas G.
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that following its year-end
earnings announcement, the company expects to continue its share
repurchase program. Based on a board of directors authorization in
December 1999, Staples expects to purchase $250 million of its common
stock this year.
The common stock may be purchased by the company from time to time in
open market or privately negotiated transactions. Repurchased commonmore...
North American Same-Store-Sales Grow 10 Percent For The Quarter And The
Revenue Rises 25 Percent For The Quarter, 24 Percent For The Year
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS), the pioneer of the office superstore
industry, today announced that its Retail and Delivery business earned
net income of $331.3 million or $.70 per common share on a diluted basis
for the year ended January 29, compared with $240.7 million or $.53 per
common share earned on a diluted basis for the prior year. In the fourth
quarter of 1999, the company earned net income of $129.2 million or $.28
per common share on amore...