Staples offers third channel for 24-hour shopping as a convenience for
small business and student customers First office supplies superstore
retailer to have stores open around the clock
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to the needs of its small business and student customers,
Staples is offering the added convenience of a third channel for 24-hour
shopping with the launch of 15, 24-hour superstores in select cities
around the country. Staples, the pioneer of the office product
superstore, is the first in this industry to open 24-hour superstores.
"We recognize that many of our small business and student customers work
around the clock andmore...
Mobile Post Office; Free Copying of Tax Returns All Day; IRS Official to
Offer Tax Advice
Staples One of Four Late-Night Mailing Locations in Los Angeles for the
United States Postal Service
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For all those last-minute filers, Staples is making it even easier to
send in their taxes with the United States Postal Service (USPS) up
through the midnight deadline while offering taxpayers some great things
in return. Free photocopies sound good? How about an area to collate and
sign returns, and address envelopes? Or a chance to win supplies and
gift certificates from Staples to help get organized for next year?
Staples The Officemore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that it has signed a lease
for a multi-channel distribution center in Charlotte, N.C. Scheduled to
be operational in the fall of 1999, the center will serve Staples
contract, catalog and e-commerce customers.
"The new center will support Staples' rapid expansion in the southeast
market, and help us provide more efficient, localized service," said
Joseph G. Doody, president of Staples Contractmore...
Staples Small Business Celebrations March 30 at Framingham and
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples The Office Superstore, pioneer of the office supplies superstore
industry, has scheduled all-day Small Business Celebrations at two
Boston-area stores on March 30 including four small business marketing
seminars presented free of charge to entrepreneurs, small business
owners and interested members of the public. These small business events
will be at the Framingham and Saugus stores.
"There is a clear need among our customersmore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS)today announced that Meg Whitman, president
and chief executive officer of eBay, has been elected a member of its
board of directors.
"We are delighted that Ms. Whitman has agreed to serve on our board,"
said Staples Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas G. Stemberg.
"As Staples expands its presence in electronic commerce, we believe
Meg's Internet experience at eBay, combined with her expertise in themore...
NGS American Inc. Wins Staples "Take Your Office to Steve's Office"
DETROIT & WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples The Office Superstore today announced that NGS American, Inc.,
of St. Clair Shores, Mich., is the winner of the Staples "Take Your
Office to Steve's Office" promotion. Ma. Venus Lao, who submitted the
winning entry, and her fellow NGS co-workers will receive a special
office visit by Steve Yzerman today at 3 p.m.
Lao, a frequent shopper at the Grosse Pointe Staples superstore, has a
unique reason to be excited about the Yzermanmore...
Thomas Jefferson Elementary School to Receive a $5,000 Staples
(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jacksonville Jaguars Coach Tom Coughlin to Visit Thomas Jefferson
Elementary School As 'Staples Coach of the Week'
Student assembly to celebrate "Staples Coach of the Week" award
with presentation by Coach Tom Coughlin of the Jacksonville
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) today announced that Jack A. VanWoerkom has
joined the company as senior vice president, general counsel and
secretary. Mr. VanWoerkom reports to Joseph Vassalluzzo, president of
Staples Realty and Development, and also serves on the company's senior
"Jack is an excellent addition to our executive team and we are thrilled
he decided to join us," said Vassalluzzo. "His domestic andmore...
DETROIT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The partnership between Staples and Junior Achievement of Southeastern
Michigan is now in full swing as 50 high school classes participating in
the program will come to session by next week. In line with Governor
John Engler's comments about education last month, Staples' stores, its
associates and some of its small business customers have teamed up with
Junior Achievement. The Staples/JA partnership will match 14
participating Staples retailmore...
WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples Inc. today announced that Jonathan Magasanik has been named vice
president of merchandising for Staples.com, the company's e-commerce
division launched last fall.
In his new position, Magasanik is responsible for directing the strategy
and execution of Staples.com's merchandising efforts, including
assortment planning, vendor management, pricing, replenishment and
Magasanik joined Staples inmore...