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January 29, 2014

The retail and consumer packaged goods industry fared poorly in a recent global ranking of corporate sustainability leaders with the handful of standouts being Coca-Cola, Johnson & Johnson, Staples and Campbell Soup Company.

November 21, 2013

Staples has named Tom Conophy as EVP, chief information officer, overseeing all aspects of Staples’ global IT organization. He will report directly to Ron Sargent, Staples’ chairman and CEO, and will serve on the Staples executive committee.

September 12, 2013

Staples is opening a dedicated e-commerce and engineering center in Seattle that will house teams responsible for driving major initiatives to enhance areas, including next generation digital platforms, personalization, and big-data. It will be the chain’s first office on the West Coast.

July 10, 2013

Staples is taking a page from retailers like Macy’s and turning to social media as it gears up for the back-to-school shopping season as it encourages students to follow Staples on Facebook and Twitter with hashtag #StaplesHasIt.

June 28, 2013

To counteract weak demand for conventional office products, Staples is peddling some decidedly non-traditional office products as part of an expanded assortment billed as, "summer celebration essentials."

June 25, 2013

School may be out for summer, but Staples has already released its top product picks for the 2013 back-to-school shopping season.

June 20, 2013

Norwoood, MA and Dover, DE are home to two next generation Staples stores reflective of the company’s latest thinking when it comes to serving shoppers in a digital world.

June 3, 2013

Staples and Boys & Girls Clubs of America have brought teen actor Jake T. Austin on board for the 6th annual Staples for Students national school supply drive.

May 3, 2013

Staples has become the first major U.S. retailer to have 3D printers available for purchase. The Cube 3D Printer from 3D Systems, a leading global provider of 3D content-to-print solutions, is already available on for $1,299.99.

April 3, 2013

Staples named former CEO Raul Vasquez has been nominated to serve on its the board of directors.

March 18, 2013

Staples has expanded its Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery line available exclusively at Staples.

March 6, 2013

Staples reported that total company sales for the fourth quarter were $6.6 billion, an increase of 3% over the same period last year.

February 7, 2013

Staples has launched a new campaign aimed at drawing attention to its vast assortment of products for the small business customer.

January 16, 2013

Staples has promoted SVP of business services John Burke to SVP, chief culture officer, a newly created role.

December 28, 2012

It’s not the latest iPhone or the newest Tablet, but Staples is touting a breakthrough in binder design for the New Year.

December 4, 2012

Staples and LinkedIn have teamed up to launch SUCCEED: Small Business Network, an online forum for small business professionals.

November 27, 2012

Staples has launched a new packaging technology nationwide that allows them to customize delivery box sizes to each order.

November 12, 2012

Nearly 80% of office workers polled come to work even when they know they are sick — an increase of 20% over last year — according to the third annual Flu Season Survey from Staples.

September 19, 2012

Staples has named Michael Williams as SVP, general counsel and secretary, effective Nov 7.

August 15, 2012

If Staples is a proxy for the health of the U.S. economy don’t look for conditions to improve any time soon.

July 9, 2012

Customers looking to get their hands on the new Google tablet can now do so at Staples, as the retailer is offering the Nexus 7 for pre-sale.

May 16, 2012

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — First it was OfficeMax, now Staples reported sales and earnings that were reflective of a struggling retail sector. The company reported that total sales for the first quarter of 2012 were $6.1 billion, a decrease of 1% in U.S. dollars and flat on a local currency basis compared with the first quarter of 2011. Net income for the first quarter of 2012 decreased 6% year-over-year to $187 million. Diluted earnings per share, on a GAAP basis, decreased 4% t to 27 cents from 28 cents achieved in the first quarter of 2011.

March 28, 2012

Staples has named Willem Vos as director of e-commerce for Staples Europe.

February 2, 2012

The company announced the appointment Thursday and said Edward would served as EVP of U.S. retail merchandising reporting to Demos Parneros, president of U.S. Retail for Staples.

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