February 11, 2015

President Obama is not pleased with how Staples and other large U.S. companies are handling employee health benefits.

February 4, 2015

The office supply stores industry already exhibits a high level of market concentration, with the two largest companies (Office Depot Inc. and Staples) accounting for the vast majority of industry revenue. This merger would bring 73.6% of the total market share under the control of the newly formed entity.

February 4, 2015

The office supply stores industry already exhibits a high level of market concentration, with the two largest companies (Office Depot Inc. and Staples) accounting for the vast majority of industry revenue. This merger would bring 73.6% of the total market share under the control of the newly formed entity.

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

February 3, 2015

The office supply retail vertical may be in for more consolidation. According to the Wall Street Journal, Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. are in the “advanced stages” of negotiations to combine the two biggest U.S. office supply chains.

February 2, 2015

Staples Advantage Canada, the business-to-business division of Staples, is running its third annual "Messiest Office Contest," with a chance to win an office makeover.

January 20, 2015

Activist investor Starboard Value LP, which helped put together the merger of OfficeMax and Office Depot, issued a letter on Tuesday calling for Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. to merge, saying it would lead to greater savings.

January 15, 2015

Staples chairman and CEO Ron Sargent will not accept a $31,000 base pay raise the board of directors had previously approved as the chain comes off a not-so-great year.

January 6, 2015

Staples is offering ambient alerts for its home and office automation platform Staples Connect.

January 6, 2015

Staples is offering ambient alerts for its home and office automation platform Staples Connect.

January 5, 2015

Staples has negotiated a multi-year contract with CommerceHub, extending its decade-long partnership with the virtual inventory platform.

December 30, 2014

Enabling shoppers to buy an item online and pick it up in a local store (BOPIS) is supposed to be a means of offering additional customer convenience.

December 29, 2014

 When it came to fulfilling holiday deliveries, Apple, Dell, Nordstrom and Zappos stood out among other major competitors.

December 15, 2014

 

Staples Canada has released its sustainability report for the third quarter of fiscal 2014, and highlights include collecting and recycling 116,000 kg of batteries, surpassing its goal of 100,000 kg.

December 2, 2014

Staples Inc. aims to make shipping both cheaper and easier for frazzled shoppers this holiday season.

November 24, 2014

By: David Kidd,  Peak 10   Data privacy and security remain top concerns for retailers. There is good reason for that.  The Target breach compromised approximately 70 million records. The Home Depot breach potentially impacted another 60 million consumers. As I write this article, reports are being made public about a breach involving the office supply retailer Staples. We can no longer deny that cybercrime is a real and growing threat to the retail sector.

November 24, 2014

MakerBot and Staples announced today that MakerBot  Replicator 3D Printers and MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanners are now available in 50 select Staples retail stores across 18 states.

November 24, 2014

MakerBot and Staples announced today that MakerBot  Replicator 3D Printers and MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanners are now available in 50 select Staples retail stores across 18 states.

November 19, 2014

Staples Inc. on Wednesday reported that its third quarter net income rose 60% to $216.8, in line with Wall Street expectations, amid signs that its reinvention strategy is starting to take hold.  

November 6, 2014

Staples Inc. is launching holiday in-store, online and mobile deals starting Nov. 16 through Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

October 21, 2014

Staples Inc. is investigating a possible breach of payment card data.

October 9, 2014

Toys “R” Us has appointed Michael Melzer as managing director, Central Europe, responsible for the company’s operations throughout Germany, Austria and Switzerland, including 91 stores and four e-commerce sites.

September 3, 2014

Staples has released a series of enhancements to its omnichannel experience.