Staples Helps Make Path to Windows 8 Easy with Worry-Free PC Promise
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new survey shows that a significant percentage of small business
owners are already planning to upgrade to Windows 8, attracted by the
software’s ability to work across devices.
The finding, part of Staples Small Business Index, is significant
because 64 percent of small business owners perform their own
information technology (IT) and/or network maintenance.
About 70 percent of those aware of Windows 8 already have upgrademore...
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
$0.11 per share. The dividend is payable on July 12, 2012, to
shareholders of record on June 22, 2012.
Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted
source for office solutions. The company provides products, services and
In Advance of National Safety Month, Survey Shows Most Office Workers Unsure of their Company’s Safety Plans
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Staples.com
survey of small business managers and office workers on office health
and safety showed gaps in office workers’ awareness of companies’ safety
plans and preparedness, a situation that could lead to increased
accidents and injuries. The survey, conducted in advance of National
Safety Month, found that managers were far better informed on workplace
safety preparedness than office workers, who were uncertain on what they
should do inmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its first
quarter ended April 28, 2012. Total company sales for the first quarter
of 2012 were $6.1 billion, a decrease of one percent in U.S. dollars and
flat on a local currency basis compared to the first quarter of 2011.
Net income for the first quarter of 2012 decreased six percent year over
year to $187 million. Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis,
decreased four percentmore...
Founder and CEO Rohit Patel Honored for his Entrepreneurial Leadership and Commitment to Creating Jobs and Economic Opportunity for Inner City Residents
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), a not-for-profit
organization whose mission is to promote economic prosperity in
America’s inner cities, together with Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS),
today announced Baltimore-based Intelect Corporation as the 2012 Inner
City 100 Staples Diversity Leadership Award Winner. The award is
presented to a company featured on the Inner City 100 list that has made
the greatest impact on its communitymore...
& Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) and Staples
Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., today
announced Shay Cardenas as the recipient of the second annual Torch
Bearer Award. The national award honors one Club professional who
provides exemplary leadership as an advisor for the Boys & Girls Clubs’
Torch Club, a character and leadership program for youth ages 11-13 that
helps them develop into productive, caringmore...
New Program Offers Businesses More Efficient and Sustainable Office Printing Solutions with Up to 30 Percent Savings
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples
Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. today
announced the launch of Staples Technology Solutions Managed
Print Services (MPS), a comprehensive solution that will help
businesses control their print network, achieve up to 15 and 30 percent
cost savings and improve IT staff productivity.
“We’ve found that the majority of businesses don’t know how much they
spend on office printing each year,” said Edmore...
Respondents Confess Administrative Assistants Know More About Their Day Than Their Spouse Does in Staples.com Survey for National Administrative Professionals’ Day on April 25
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In honor of National Administrative Professionals’ Day, a Staples.com
survey provides insight on the “office VIP,” finding the administrative
assistant more crucial than the boss in many offices. Staples.com
conducted a non-scientific poll with social media followers on Twitter
about the office manager role. The survey found nearly two-thirds (65.2
percent) felt the office would be more likely to fall apart without themore...
Winners reflect breadth of small businesses in America today
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS), the world’s largest office products company and
second largest in e-commerce sales, today awarded five small businesses
$50,000 in free advertising and cash as part of the “Give Your Small
Business the Push It Needs” contest. The winners reflect the uniqueness
of small businesses within the American economy, offer a variety of
distinct and innovative products and services ranging from social media
marketing to alternativemore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that Dr. Drew Faust,
president of Harvard University, has been nominated for election to the
company’s Board of Directors. The election of Directors will take place
at the company’s Annual Meeting, scheduled for June 4, 2012.
“We’re very pleased to nominate Dr. Faust to our Board of Directors,”
said Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman and chief executive officer. “She
will bring a uniquemore...