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From Tech Gifts to Stocking Stuffers, Staples Has Everything on Shopping Lists
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hunting for those last few gifts? According to the “Staples Holiday Hang Ups” Survey, 54 percent of Americans plan on warming loved ones’ holiday season with at least one technology gadget.(a) To help with the last-minute rush, Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is offering its widest selection ever of the season’s most popular technology items, including more than 20 digital cameras and a variety of digital photo frames. Staples also has many last-minute gifts options for family members, friends and co-workers to fit any budget.
Gifts for the Tech-enthusiast:
The “Staples Holiday Hang Ups” Survey showed that people prefer to receive technology items including digital cameras and computers (26 percent) more so than new clothing (21 percent), jewelry (8 percent) and power tools (5 percent) this season. Unique tech-gift ideas include:
Gifts for Kids:
Gifts for Friends and Family:
That Holiday Was Easy
Personalize and customize holiday gifts with Staples® Holiday Photo Cards and Staples® Custom Gift Wrap and Tags. Create personalized holiday cards to send to family and friends at Staples Copy and Print Centers. Choose from fifteen designs and personalize with a family photo ($9.99 for 24 cards). Also, give presents a personal touch this season with custom gift wrap and tags. Customers can submit orders online or visit Staples stores to order personalized gift wrap (printed the same day). For $9.99, gift-givers will receive a 2’ x 3’ sheet of gift wrap with a design and custom photo that they choose and 10 free matching designed gift tags.
In addition to offering a wide selection of last-minute gifts, Staples is extending its hours to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 22 and 23. Staples is also making it easier to ship last-minute holiday gifts, alleviating the need for a separate trip to the post office. The U. S. Postal Service Prepaid Priority Mail Envelopes are available in packs of two at Staples throughout the holidays. This lets gift-givers ship to any U.S. destination within two-to-three days. Saturday and residential deliveries are included at no extra cost. No need to weigh or apply postage ($10.99 for 2-pack).
Visit www.staples.com/holidaypr for even more news, gift ideas and photos.
(a)“Staples Holiday Hang Ups” Survey
The “Staples Holiday Hang-Ups” Survey results are based on the responses of 1,000 consumers ages 18 and over. The survey was conducted by Kelton Research during October 2007. Additional survey data is available upon request.
Staples, Inc. invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and today
is the world's largest office products company. With 74,000 talented
associates, the company is committed to making it easy to buy a wide
range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and
business services. With 2006 sales of $18.2 billion, Staples serves
consumers and businesses ranging from home-based businesses to Fortune
500 companies in 22 countries throughout North and South America, Europe
and Asia. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates more than
2,000 office superstores and also serves its customers through mail
order catalog, e-commerce and contract businesses. More information is
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