Staples, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividend

  Staples, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividend

Business Wire

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- December 04, 2012

Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) announced today that its Board of Directors has
declared a quarterly cash dividend on Staples, Inc. common stock of $0.11 per
share. The dividend is payable on December 21, 2012, to shareholders of record
on December 14, 2012.

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


Staples, Inc.
Media Contact:
Kirk Saville/Owen Davis, 508-253-8530/8468
Investor Contact:
Chris Powers/Kevin Barry, 508-253-4632/1487
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