Staples and Office Depot mutually agreed with the FTC to extend the review period for the Office Depot acquisition

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-10-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples and Office Depot today announced that they have mutually agreed with the Federal Trade Commission to extend the review period for the Office Depot acquisition. Under the terms of the agreement, the FTC has agreed to issue its decision regarding this transaction by December 8, 2015. “We’re pleased […]

Staples responds to European Commission’s announcement of a Phase II review of the Office Depot acquisition

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-9-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. today issued a statement in response to the European Commission’s announcement of a Phase II review of the Office Depot acquisition. “We continue to work cooperatively with the European Commission regarding the acquisition of Office Depot,” said Ron Sargent, Chief Executive Officer, Staples, Inc. “The transaction would enable […]

Staples named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-9-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that it has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 12th year in a row. Staples was once again recognized for its continued journey toward sustainability leadership. A leading global benchmark for corporate sustainability, the annual Dow Jones Sustainability Indices […]

Staples study: one third of millennials report the higher salary as the biggest contributor to their loyalty

Index Uncovers Five Nontraditional Ways to Attract and Retain Millennial Employees FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-9-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Contrary to popular belief, millennials are as motivated by salary as their older cohorts, according to the StaplesAdvantage Workplace Index, a recent study of office workers in the U.S. and Canada, conducted by the business-to-business division of Staples. […]

Staples funded 214 local classroom projects in the Boston, Cambridge and Metrowest communities as part of its $10m pledge to Think it Up™

Staples Gives 173 Public School Teachers the Supplies They Need through DonorsChoose.org FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOSTON, 2015-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that it funded 214 local classroom projects in the Boston,Cambridge and Metrowest communities, as part of its recent $10 million pledge to Think it Up™, a new national initiative of […]

Merger: Staples and Office Depot certified substantial compliance with the Request for Additional Information from US FTC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-9-2 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) today announced that they have certified substantial compliance with the Request for Additional Information (the “Second Request”) from the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding the proposed merger between Staples and Office […]

Staples announces exclusive student savings with a valid College Student I.D. or verifiable .edu email address for online orders

College Students Receive Exclusive Deals on Laptops, Tablets and More FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2015-8-25— /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) is making it easy for students to get 110% ready for school with the right technology and tech support services to stay connected this back-to-school season. For college students, Staples is providing exclusive student savings with […]