FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has appointed Lawrence J. Morse president of
its Quill subsidiary. Formerly senior vice president of operations for
Quill, Morse will assume the responsibilities of Jack Miller, Quill's
founder and president, who will retire Jan. 31. Morse will report to
Ronald L. Sargent, president and chief operating officer of Staples, and
will serve on the company's senior management team.
"We're very fortunate to havemore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that Staples.com has signed
a marketing agreement with Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) to be the premier
office supply merchant on Yahoo!(R) Small Business (http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/).
Staples.com's new agreement builds on the success of last year's
relationship with Yahoo! that helped increase Staples.com's exposure to
millions of small businesses. In addition to providing links on Yahoo!
Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today named Joseph S. Vassalluzzo vice
chairman. In his new role, Vassalluzzo will continue to oversee Staples
Realty and Development where he has served as president for the past two
years and will continue to report to Staples' Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Thomas G. Stemberg.
"Joe has built one of the most strategic and successful real estate and
construction teams in all of retail," said Stembergmore...
Staples.com today announced enhancements to www.StaplesLink.com,
the company's e-commerce procurement solution for contract customers,
that make it easier for medium-to-large-sized businesses to save time
and money ordering office supplies online. The upgraded Web site
features comprehensive reporting functions to better track and monitor
spending and improved navigation to help users quickly make product
selections and purchasesmore...
Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that Ronald L. Sargent,
president and chief operating officer of Staples Inc., has been elected
a member of the company's board of directors.
"As a ten year veteran of Staples and an integral member of the
company's senior management team, Ron has proven to be a tremendous
asset in building Staples to its leadership position in the office
superstore industry," said Staples Chairman and Chiefmore...
Names Christine Komola Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and
J.B. Lyon Vice President of Business Services
Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today named Christine Komola vice president
and chief financial officer for Staples.com and J.B. Lyon vice president
of business services for Staples.com. Both positions report to Jeanne
Lewis, president of Staples.com.
"Christine and J.B. will be instrumental in helping Staples.com reach
its aggressive goal of one million customers and $1 billion in sales by
2003," said Lewis. "With her outstanding financialmore...
Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) began construction this week on a new store
in Boston's Logan International Airport scheduled to open mid-January.
This store follows the initial success of Staples' first airport store
which opened in September at the Philadelphia International Airport.
"Business travelers through Philadelphia's airport have shown great
interest in our new airport store concept and have affirmed to us that