Staples Canada Reinvents the way they do Business

New website and expanded product assortment provide customers a seamless 
shopping experience 
TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Staples, the world's largest office supply 
company and Canada's largest online retailer, today announced it is vastly 
expanding its online assortment, delivering more products and offering 
customers more ways to shop. Staples Canada redesigned website and new online 
shopping platform offers customers 90 percent more merchandise, as part of 
Staples commitment to providing customers every product their business needs 
to succeed. 
New Website Makes Shopping Easy
Customers can now visit staples.ca and choose from more products while 
experiencing also a new look, additional features and expanded functionality 
including live customer service support with online chat, improved search 
capabilities, a "deals" centre that consolidates all of our discounted items, 
and a growing number of informative product videos to help with buying 
decisions. 
"Staples is redefining the way we do business, by integrating our retail 
stores with our expanded online presence," said Steve Matyas, president of 
Staples Canada. "Our unique omni-channel capabilities will give customers 
access to more of the products they need and will let them shop however and 
whenever they like, whether it's in store, online or via mobile." 
Shop However, Whenever, from our Stores or Online 
Expanded e-commerce capabilities make it easy for customers to search and 
order online at staples.ca. Access to the new online site, directly from the 
store, will provide customers the opportunity to purchase thousands of 
products. 
Staples omni-channel approach includes free delivery on orders of $20 or more 
and offers customers the option to have their order shipped to their home, 
place of business or their closest Staples store, giving them peace of mind 
and added security. Staples Canada will also offer the option to reserve items 
online and pick-up in store available later this year. 
Going Mobile
A Mobile Website and Apps (iOS and Android), making it easy for customers to 
shop on the go, will be released in early March 2013. 
Helping Businesses Succeed 
"Small business customers will benefit from our expanded selection," says 
Craig Taylor, vice president of staples.ca." In our experience, business 
owners prefer to shop with a retailer that has everything they need for their 
business in one place." 
Along with their new omni-channel approach, Staples Canada continues to offer 
customers essential small business services that include: 


    --  Staples Copy & Print - Customers can order business cards to
        banners and everything in between in stores,
        online or a
        combination of both, depending on their needs.
    --  EasyTech Services - Staples Canada offers a huge selection of
        the latest tablets, personal computers, printers and ink as
        well as EasyTech services to make sure customers get their tech
        up and running quickly.

About StaplesCanada
Staples, Canada's largest office products company is committed to providing 
Canadians with a wide choice of office services and products. Serving all 
types of business - from the small home office to large enterprise - Staples 
makes it easy for customers to operate their offices efficiently and 
affordably by offering an extensive selection of office supplies, technology, 
electronics and office furniture as well as business services, including 
computer repair and maintenance, and copy and print services. Operating as 
Bureau en GrosMC in the province ofQuebecand Staples Canadain all other 
provinces, the company employs over 15,000 associates at 330+ stores and at 
their head office in RichmondHill, Ontario. Ranked as one of Canada's top 
ten Canadian companies in Marketing Magazine's Marketing/Leger 2011 Corporate 
Reputation Survey, Staples/Bureau en Gros is dedicated to offering customers 
the highest level of service, whether they choose to shop in-store, by 
catalogue or online. Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros also is invested in a 
number of corporate giving programs that actively support environmental, 
educational and entrepreneurial initiatives in Canadian communities from coast 
to coast. Visitwww.staples.cafor more information, or visit us on Facebook 
and Twitter @StaplesCanada.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: Madalina 
Secareanu - Marketing Communications Specialist, Staples Canada 905.737.1147 x 
2714 /madalina.secareanu@staples.ca

Alessandra Saccal- Communications Manager, Staples Canada 905.737.1147 x 
2363 /alessandra.saccal@staples.ca

SOURCE: Staples Canada Inc.

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