Staples, Inc. to release Q2 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Aug-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will announce second quarter 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017 before the market open. On June 28, 2017, Staples announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of stockholder […]

Staples, Inc. announces early termination of the waiting period under the “HSR Act”

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS or “Staples”) announced that on July 26, 2017 the U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”) with respect to the pending acquisition of Staples by investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners, a leading private equity […]

Sycamore Partners to acquire Staples, Inc. for an equity value of approximately $6.9 billion

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK, 2017-Jul-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS or the “Company”) and Sycamore Partners, a leading private equity firm, today (June 29, 2017) announced that they have entered into a merger agreement in which investment funds managed by Sycamore Partners will acquire the Company in a transaction that […]

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer

Staples, Inc. announces the appointment of Michelle Bottomley as Chief Marketing Officer   FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-29 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (May 25, 2017) announced that Michelle Bottomley has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Bottomley will be responsible for marketing across Staples, helping to promote the company’s […]

Staples, Inc. to hold its 1Q 2017 results conference call on Tuesday, May 16, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss first quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Staples’ Investor Relations website at http://investor.staples.com. About Staples, Inc. Staples brings technology […]

Staples, Inc. completes sale of controlling interest in its European operations to a Cerberus Capital Management affiliate

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”) today announced the completion of the sale of a controlling interest in Staples’ European operations to a Cerberus affiliate.Staples, Inc. will retain a 15 percent equity interest in the business, which has been separated into […]

Staples, Inc. elects Robert E. Sulentic as Independent Chairman of the Board

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2017-Jan-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Jan. 24, 2017) that the company’s Board of Directors has elected Robert E. Sulentic to serve as Independent Chairman of the Board effective January 29, 2017. Sulentic, President and Chief Executive Officer of CBRE Group, Inc., joined the Staples Board in […]

Staples, Inc. with score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

For Seventh Year in a Row, Staples Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Dec-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today (Dec. 8, 2016) announced that it has received a score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national […]

Staples, Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on its common stock

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Dec-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Dec. 6, 2016) that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on January 12, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 21, 2016. About Staples, Inc. […]

Staples, Inc. announces strategic partnership with Managed by Q

Partnership Gives Staples’ Customers Access to Expanded Services Offering through Managed by Q’s Platform FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & NEW YORK, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office solutions provider and one of the biggest internet retailers, today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with […]

Staples, Inc. to sell its UK retail business and operations to Hilco Capital Limited

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & LONDON, 2016-Nov-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Hilco Capital Limited (Hilco), today (Nov. 17, 2016) announced that they have reached an agreement for Staples to sell its UK retail business and operations to Hilco for nominal proceeds. In May, Staples announced plans to explore strategic alternatives for its […]

Staples, Inc. to hold its 3Q 2016 financial results conference call on Thursday, November 17, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2016 results on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Staples’ Investor Relations website at http://investor.staples.com. About Staples, Inc. Staples retail stores and […]

Staples, Inc. declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share on its common stock

FRAMINGHAM, Mass, 2016-Sep-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today (Sep. 13, 2016) that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on October 13, 2016, to shareholders of record on September 23, 2016. About Staples Staples […]