TORRANCE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ePolicy.com Insurance Services Inc. (www.epolicy.com),
which provides the most comprehensive online selection of high-quality
and low-cost insurance products for small businesses and professionals,
today announced an alliance with Staples.com, Staples Inc.'s
(Nasdaq:SPLS) electronic marketplace that provides office supplies,
services, content and community over the Internet.
"Staples.com thoroughly researches the market and thenmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today reported sales of $3.1 billion for the
fourth quarter ended February 3, an 18 percent increase over the $2.6
billion reported for the same period last year. Comparable sales grew 3
percent overall and were flat for the retail business. Net income for
the quarter, excluding one-time items, was $94 million, or $.21 per
diluted share, compared to $119 million, or $.26 per diluted share, for
the same period in themore...
(BUSINESS WIRE)--This presentation has been rescheduled due weather conditions in the
Northeast. Please see alert below with updated information.
Jim Fassel, head coach of the NFC Champion New York Giants, and
students, parents and teachers of Acorn Communitymore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) will host live Internet broadcasts of both
its fourth quarter 2000 earnings conference call and its presentation at
the Merrill Lynch Retailing and E-tailing Leaders Conference on Tuesday,
9:00 a.m. Earnings Conference Call
10:30 a.m. Merrill Lynch Presentation
Individuals may access the broadcasts from Staples' Web site at www.staples.com
by clicking on the "Corp. Info."more...
Ten Lucky Winners Were Selected Representing Seven States
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc., (NASDAQ:SPLS), today announced the winners of its Teacher
Appreciation Day sweepstakes. The Staples Teacher Appreciation Day
program was an opportunity for Staples to reward educators for all their
hard work and dedication. Educators were invited to visit their local
Staples store or participate online at Staples.com to receive a
complimentary gift and enter to win one of $35,000 in prizes. Staples
awarded ten grand-prize winnersmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the pioneer of the office superstore
industry, today announced that total comparable sales increased an
industry-leading 10 percent for the second quarter ended July 29, 2000.
Comparable sales include stores open for more than a year plus the
Direct business and the Staples.com site.
Revenues grew 20 percent to $2.2 billion for the second quarter,
compared with $1.84 billion for the same period last year.more...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples.com, a leading e-marketplace for small business, today announced
it will offer Personable.com's Internet-based subscription software and
online courses. Through an alliance with Personable.com, the first
application service provider (ASP) giving users a virtual Windows 2000
desktop, Staples.com small business customers will have access to the
latest versions of many popular software titles without the hassle and
expense of buying andmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Grape Ice. Strawberry Freeze. Blueberry Frost. These aren't the latest
Popsicle flavors, but the hot new translucent colors topping students'
"must have" list for Back-to-School 2000.
"Translucents are this year's big trend," says Kathy Overton, buyer at
Staples. "Frosted colors appeal to tech-savvy kids who want their school
supplies and their school rooms to make a 21st Century fashion
statement. Students can pair the new translucentmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc.'s management team will host a conference call to be
broadcast via the internet for equity analysts, portfolio managers,
individual investors, and members of the press on Tuesday, August 15, to
announce the company's financial results for its second quarter of
fiscal year 2000.
The company will begin the Webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
Individuals may access the Webcast from Staples' Web site at http://www.more...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StaplesLink.com, Staples.com's online contract purchasing solution,
today announced it will be available at Epylon, eschoolmall.com(TM) and
Simplexis.com, the leading providers of online procurement solutions for
the education market. School administrations across the country will
gain time and cost-savings when purchasing supplies from StaplesLink.com
through these major e-procurement hubs.
"We want to provide StaplesLink.com to ourmore...