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  • 12/8/16 6:58 am EST

    For Seventh Year in a Row, Staples Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it has received a score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. “Staples’ perfect score for the seventh year in a row is a testament to our deep commitment to an inclusive culture for our LGBTQ associates andmore...
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  • 12/6/16 6:00 pm 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 January 12, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2016. About Staples, Inc. Staples helps small business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded business services and easy ways to shop – inmore...
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  • 11/17/16 10:00 am EST

    Partnership Gives Staples’ Customers Access to Expanded Services Offering through Managed by Q’s Platform

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office solutions provider and one of the biggest internet retailers, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Managed by Q, a web-based technology platform that connects business with the services they need to run a workspace and consolidate vendor management, to offer Staples’ business customers a one-stop shop for everything an office manager needs, including newmore...
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  • 11/17/16 6:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its third quarter ended October 29, 2016. Total company sales for the third quarter of 2016 were $5.4 billion, a decrease of four percent compared to the third quarter of 2015. On a GAAP basis, the company reported net income of $179 million, or $0.27 per diluted share. Third quarter 2016 results on a GAAP basis include pre-tax charges of $57 million primarily related to impairment ofmore...
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  • 11/17/16 4:30 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Hilco Capital Limited (Hilco), today announced that they have reached an agreement for Staples to sell its UK retail business and operations to Hilco for nominal proceeds. In May, Staples announced plans to explore strategic alternatives for its European operations as part of its new strategy. “Agreeing to sell our UK retail business to Hilco aligns with our go-forward strategy ofmore...
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  • 11/10/16 8:00 am EST
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2016 results on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 9:00 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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  • 11/3/16 6:57 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Business Advantage announces BluPrint - an app and virtual experience that Staples uses to help customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while also helping them save money, increase efficiency and be more productive. The web-based application showcases before-and-after comparisons of how the customer’s space is currently being used and the potential benefits they will gain by implementingmore...
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  • 11/2/16 10:56 am EDT

    View Staples Black Friday Ad First with Staples Mobile App Starting November 6

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) gives customers an exclusive sneak peek of the Black Friday deals with its Staples mobile app starting November 6. Customers who download the Staples mobile app (http://lksn.se/splsapp) will be the first to see the latest deals throughout the season. Staples Black Friday deals will be available on Staples.com starting Thanksgiving Day, allowing customers to shop conveniently from home, and even buy online and pickmore...
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  • 11/1/16 6:57 am EDT

    One of the First Omnichannel Retailers to Publically Announce Associate Benefit as Part of Broader Innovative Recruiting Effort

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the Phase I launch of a new student loan repayment plan that will help ease the burden of associates with student debt. The program initially targets specific new hire sales associates and existing internal candidates who have been identified as high potential and top performers and will be offered to additional groups in the future. Active, full-time US associates with at least onemore...
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  • 10/25/16 3:00 pm EDT

    Next-generation cognitive-enabled solution enters Alpha and Beta testing for Staples Business Advantage customers

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today that it has reached the next phase of its Staples Easy System pilot program, unveiling the new cognitive-enabled “Easy Button” office supply reordering system which integrates IBM’s Watson technology to simplify office supply management for Staples Business Advantage Customers. The Staples Easy System brings the “on-demand” world to businesses, allowing customers to order anytime,more...
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