Highly acclaimed Nexus 7 tablet features Google’s Jelly Bean operating system
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples,
Inc, the world’s largest office products company and second largest
e-commerce company in the world, today announced that Nexus 7 from
Google is now available for pre-sale. Nexus 7 8GB and 16GB will be
available in Staples stores nationwide and at Staples.com for just $199
and $249 respectively later this month.
“Staples is a leader in offering the latest technology for small
businesses and consumers, and we are thrilledmore...
Majority of owners plan to go on vacation and are preparing for growth for the rest of 2012
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Summer is officially underway, and small businesses report that they are
already feeling the heat -- in a good way. More than half (55 percent)
of small business owners and managers see their businesses as “heating
up” and expect business to grow over the rest of the year, according to
a survey conducted by Staples, Inc.
Many small businesses surveyed continue to feel more confident, with 70
percent reporting that they are planning tomore...
Company Announces Great Back-to-School Savings and Top Products
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--From binders in vibrant candy-colored hues to shag carpeting and LED
chandeliers for lockers, Staples®, Inc (NASDAQ: SPLS).
launches the back-to-school season in style with the hottest new product
trends and guaranteed savings on essential supplies. Staples, the
world’s largest office products company and top retail destination for
back to school, offers an amazing assortment of designs and essentials
throughout the season to fit students’ needsmore...
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced the promotion of Neil
Ringel to executive vice president of Staples Advantage, the company’s
business-to-business division. Ringel will have overall responsibility
for Staples Advantage in North America and report to Joe Doody,
president of Staples North American Delivery.
“Neil has demonstrated great leadership at Staples,” said Doody. “He has
deep knowledge of the Staples Advantage businessmore...
Staples marks occasion with up to $15,000 donation to assist elite U.S. athletes
CHULA VISTA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The United States Olympic Committee’s newest Team USA Shop celebrates
its grand opening today with an official “ribbon shredding” ceremony at
the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. This is the
second physical retail location for Team USA Shop – the other is located
at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Staples is helping the USOC celebrate the store’s opening with a
donation of up to $15,000more...
Led by Teens Nationwide, 5th Annual Campaign Makes it Easy to Provide Back-to-School Supplies to Students in Need
NEW YORK & FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--DoSomething.org and Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) are teaming up with teen
actress and recording artist Bella Thorne, for the 5th annual Staples
for Students national school supply drive, to help kids in need (www.staplesforstudents.org).
The drive encourages young people to collect school supplies and drop
them off at their nearest Staples store starting July 1 through
Bella will lend her impactful voice to spread the word formore...
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...