More than 100 Organizations Receive Funding to Support Programs Focused on Youth Development in 2011
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples
Foundation, a private foundation created by Staples,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), announced today it has awarded more than $2.5
million in grants to 112 non-profit organizations serving at-risk youth
throughout the country. Staples Foundation selected these organizations
for their commitment to providing youth with the skills and resources
needed to become responsible and caring citizens.
While the grants support a wide range ofmore...
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
$0.10 per share. The dividend is payable on January 12, 2012, to
shareholders of record on December 23, 2011.
Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted
source for office solutions. The company provides products, services andmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the appointment of Cynthia
Pevehouse to senior vice president, general counsel, effective
Jan. 3, 2012. Pevehouse will have global management responsibility for
the company’s Legal team and report to Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman
and chief executive officer.
“Cynthia brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to Staples,” said
Sargent. “With her extensive legal management experience and provenmore...
Whether in-store or on-the-go, app makes it easy to research and shop
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, the world’s largest office
products company and a trusted source for office solutions, today
announced a new mobile app that brings easy to customers’ iPhones. The
iPhone app makes it easy for customers to research and shop for
everything they need for their small business or home office, whether on
the go or in a Staples store.
The new app makes cross- channel shopping easier, allowing customers tomore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Shoppers line up outside the Staples
(NASDAQ: SPLS) store in Needham, MA for early bird Black Friday deals,
which began at 6 a.m. Today, Staples announced it would honor the price
on any remaining early bird specials including select laptops, tablets,
e-readers and other technology through Saturday.
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, announced that it has been named an International CES
Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree for their high
speed shredders. Products entered in this prestigious program are judged
by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and
members of the media to honor outstanding design and engineering in
cutting edge consumer electronics products across 32 product categories.
The new Staplesmore...
Founder of Solar Technology Venture Honored at Techonomy and Awarded “Around the World Learning Tour”
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ashoka,
the world’s community of leading social entrepreneurs, and Staples,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), announced today Eden Full, founder of Roseicollis
Technologies, a social enterprise designed to implement unique
technologies in developing and emerging markets, as the
grand-prize winner of the 2011 Staples/Ashoka Youth Social Entrepreneur
(YSE) Competition. The global competition highlights youth-led
organizations using innovationmore...
StaplesAdvantage.com Helps Business Customers Consolidate Suppliers and Achieve Savings
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples
Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., today
announced the launch of its new e-commerce site to enable businesses to
consolidate suppliers and achieve savings. Through the new
business-to-business site, customers have a faster and more intuitive
e-commerce experience with access to the industry’s most comprehensive
source of office solutions. The site offers numerous tools and reports
designed to helpmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today the results for its third
quarter ended October 29, 2011. Total company sales for the third
quarter of 2011 increased 0.5 percent to $6.6 billion compared to the
third quarter of 2010. Net income for the third quarter of 2011
increased 13 percent year over year to $326 million. Diluted earnings
per share, on a GAAP basis, increased 18 percent to $0.47 from $0.40
achieved in the third quarter of 2010,more...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the appointment of Jay
Mutschler to president Staples Australia / New Zealand, effective in
December. In his new role, Mutschler will have responsibility for all
operations of the company’s businesses in Australia and New Zealand,
under the Corporate Express brand. Mutschler will report to Mike Miles,
Staples president and chief operating officer.
“Jay has demonstrated great leadership andmore...