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  • 8/26/16 10:15 am EDT

    Joining “Employers for Pay Equity” Consortium Latest in Series of Steps Aimed at Advancing Women in the Work Place

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of Women’s Equality Day, commemorating the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote, Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is showing its committed to doing its part to end the gender wage gap and advancing women in the workplace by becoming the biggest retailer to join a consortium of companies that will share best practices and promote new ideas called the Employers for Pay Equity. Earlier this year, Staples became one of the firstmore...
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  • 8/17/16 6:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its second quarter ended July 30, 2016. Total company sales for the second quarter of 2016 were $4.8 billion, a decrease of four percent compared to the second quarter of 2015. On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss of $766 million, or $1.18 per share. Second quarter 2016 results on a GAAP basis include pre-tax charges of $986 million primarily related to the impairment ofmore...
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  • 8/11/16 12:57 pm EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Washington, D.C. Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that all college and career prep projects and all literacy projects posted on DonorsChoose.org in Washington D.C. received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staples for Students program,more...
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  • 8/10/16 8:00 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter 2016 results on Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:00 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 broadmore...
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  • 7/19/16 3:16 pm EDT

    Staples and Katy Perry Help Dallas Teachers Bring Learning to Life in Their Classrooms

    Help Teachers in Your Community and Enter for a Chance to Win $50,000 Scholarship

    DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that every Dallas teacher-led project posted on DonorsChoose.org received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org, a charity that has funded more than 700,000 classroom projects for teachers and has positively affected more than 18 million U.S. students. As part of the Staples for Students program, Staples and Katy Perry continue to help teachersmore...
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  • 7/13/16 12:51 pm EDT

    As part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Summer Brain Gain program, hundreds of Staples employees are reading to local youth to help combat summer learning loss

    ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America are teaming up this summer to help prevent summer learning loss for thousands of kids and teens. To celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 14th, over 150 Staples volunteers in 17 communities including Boston, New York, and Denver, will participate in one-to-one or group reading sessions with local youth. Each summer in America, an estimated 43 millionmore...
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  • 7/12/16 6:00 am EDT

    Staples Launches Season with 25% off Back-to-School Supplies with a Backpack Purchase

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) rings ‘First Bell’ at NASDAQ to kick off the back-to-school season including great deals, 110% lowest price guarantee and added convenience for stress-free shopping. “When customers shop at Staples for back-to-school supplies we guarantee we have the lowest prices, period,” said Steve Matyas, president of North American retail, Staples. “We offer the best selection of the top brands that parentsmore...
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  • 7/11/16 6:57 am EDT
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that it has named Steve Matyas, President, North American Retail. He previously had been President of Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros since July, 2000, and will continue to serve as a member of the company’s executive committee. “Steve has over 25 years of deep experience leading Staples Canada, and a proven track record of delivering profitable growth and innovation,” said Shira Goodman,more...
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  • 7/1/16 10:00 am EDT

    $40,000 prize package will transform a company’s breakroom into a welcoming, collaborative hub for employees

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whether you work at a concrete plant, engineering firm or healthcare provider, the U.S. workforce shares at least one commonality: the need to take a break and recharge during the workday. Recognizing the appeal of office breaks for their own workplace, almost 3,000 businesses pleaded their case to Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., as part of the company’s “Ultimate Breakroom Makeover” contest, andmore...
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  • 6/23/16 8:00 am EDT

    Staples Made a $1 Million Donation to DonorsChoose.org and Is Encouraging Customers to Donate In-Stores or Online

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is building on its long-standing commitment to supporting education and helping teachers bring learning to life for students with the debut of a new public service announcement (PSA) starring superstar Katy Perry. Driven by a statistic from the Education Market Association that an estimated 99.5 percent of all public school teachers use their own money to equip their classrooms, frequently at a cost ofmore...
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