Staples Makes it Easy to Unwrap Joy with Personalized Gifts this Holiday Season

  Staples Makes it Easy to Unwrap Joy with Personalized Gifts this Holiday

         Affordable Prices and Fast Service at Staples® Copy & Print

Business Wire

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- November 15, 2012

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world's largest office products company and
second largest internet retailer, makes it easy to create affordable,
personalized gifts this holiday season. Staples Copy & Print features
thousands of customizable options ranging from holiday cards, invitations and
photo calendars to new canvas prints and professional-quality Photo
Enlargements plus UPS services in every store for your holiday shipping.
Staples lets customers personalize gifts for anyone on their shopping list
either in store or at

An example of a Staples(R) Easy Canvas Print (Photo: Business Wire)

An example of a Staples(R) Easy Canvas Print (Photo: Business Wire)

“At Staples, we make it easy to unwrap joy this holiday season with our
expanded selection of personalized photo gifts at great values,” said Alison
Corcoran, senior vice-president of retail marketing at Staples. “Staples also
makes the holidays easy with one-stop shopping for everything from
personalized greeting cards and photo calendars to high-quality printed

Unwrap Memories- with unique and affordable printed options:

  *Staples® Easy Canvas Prints: Turn your favorite photo from a family trip
    or special occasion into a lasting work of art! Create a high-quality,
    gallery-wrapped canvas print this holiday season to hang in home or office
    as a reminder of a favorite memory. Single image canvas prints are
    available in store and online in 16”x20”, 12”x12” and 11”x14” sizes- or
    spread one image across multiple frames to create an even more unique gift
    (Starting at $29.99).
  *Personalized Photo Calendars: Create a gift that lasts the whole year.
    Photo calendars are easily created from templates and customized with
    personal photos and images. Order online and pick-up in store in as little
    as 4 hours, and buy one, get one free through December ($15.99 each).
  *Professional Quality Photo Enlargements: Stumped on a great gift idea?
    Enlarge a favorite photo on high-quality, HP photo gloss paper with
    vibrant color. Produced in just hours, sizes include 11”x14”, 16”x20”,
    20”x30” and can be mounted or laminated ($6.99 and up).
  *Holiday and Photo Cards, Invitations and Note Cards: Personalized photo
    cards (starting at $9.99 for 10 cards) feature more than 1,000
    customizable templates in 4”x8” size. Choose from hundreds of festive
    designs for holiday cards, from basic prints to sophisticated gold and
    silver foil finishes (starting at $17.99). Same-day photo cards and
    invitations are 50% off through 12/19- it’s never too late to get those
    holiday cards in the mail.
  *Personalized Photo Books: Share your favorite memories in a photo book for
    family and friends. Choose from over 80 easy-to-use designs, upload your
    photos, add your own captions, and have a beautiful custom book in your
    hands in as few as three days. Available in 4”x6” and 5”x7”, this book
    comes in high-quality full-color printing (Starting at $19.99).
  *Custom Shirts & Mugs: Surprise family, friends or colleagues with a
    personalized gift they can use all year long. Staples has a library of
    hundreds of templates covering interests, industries, and events – or you
    can upload your own design! T-shirts are made from 100-percent, preshrunk
    cotton and ceramic mugs hold 11 ounces (Starting at $16.99).

About Staples

Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted source
for office solutions. The company provides products, services and expertise in
office supplies, copy & print, technology, facilities and breakroom, and
furniture. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and now has
annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales.
With 88,000 associates worldwide, Staples operates in 26 countries throughout
North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, making it easy for
businesses of all sizes, and consumers. The company is headquartered outside
Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at Follow Staples on Twitter at and on Facebook at

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