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Staples Expands Exclusive Martha Stewart Home Office® with Avery™ Line with New Lifestyle Organization Products

  Staples Expands Exclusive Martha Stewart Home Office® with Avery™ Line with
  New Lifestyle Organization Products

  New Wall Manager™, Totes & Cases and Discbound Notebook Complement Martha
                    Stewart Home Office® with Avery™ Line

Business Wire

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- March 18, 2013

Staples®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced today the expansion of the Martha
Stewart Home Office® with Avery™ line available exclusively at Staples. The
new organization products are in stores this week and work beautifully to
complement the existing line of products.

“I am pleased to expand the collection with Avery Dennison and Staples, a
wonderful opportunity to give busy households and home-based entrepreneurs a
functional and attractive organizational system,” said Martha Stewart, founder
of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. “The Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery
line was created to inspire people to organize their projects while enhancing
their home office and overall lifestyle.”

“The Martha Stewart Home Office with Avery line uniquely responds to our
customers’ need for beautiful organizational products that reflect personal
style in the home and on the go,” said Demos Parneros, President North
American Stores and Online, Staples. “Martha Stewart is the authority on
personal and home organization. The new products reinforce Staples’ commitment
to provide our customers with solutions to stay organized … in style.”

“Avery Dennison is thrilled to continue adding new products to the Martha
Stewart Home Office with Avery line with the new Wall Manager™ system and our
Totes and Cases,” said Tim Bond, President of Office and Consumer Products for
Avery Dennison. “These products, as well as our Discbound Notebooks, allow
customers to personalize their organization beautifully and efficiently.”

New exclusive products now available at Staples and Staples.com include:

  *Wall Manager™ System: Our modular wall organization system is easy to
    install, customize and rearrange. With magnetic and dry erase boards,
    storage caddies, shelves, drawers, a document inbox, and more, this
    versatile system frees counters and workspaces from unnecessary clutter.
    Prices range from $2.99 to $14.99.
  *Totes & Cases: The new line of totes and cases is inspired by Martha
    Stewart’s favorite bags for work, travel, and leisure. The collection
    includes small and large totes, laptop cases, slim tablet sleeves, handy
    wristlets, and durable accessory pouches in a variety of sizes to
    coordinate with and fit inside matching totes. Prices range from $3.99 to
    $99.99.
  *Discbound Notebook & Accessories: Available with a variety of beautiful
    covers and patterns, Discbound customizable notebooks offer the
    versatility of a binder with the portability of a notebook, with
    accessories such as dividers, planner pockets, task pads and more. The
    disc design makes it easy to add, remove and rearrange pages and
    accessories. All notebooks include bonus content from Martha Stewart, such
    as special sections for personal information, birthdays, activities and
    holidays. Prices for accessories and notebooks range from $3.99 to $23.99.

In addition, Staples offers three exclusive Martha Stewart Home Office®
furniture collections, available at Staples and Staples.com, that combine
distinctive designs and handy features in a variety of styles and finishes.
The Martha Stewart Home Office® with Avery™ line debuted at Staples in
February 2012.

About Staples, Inc.

Staples is the world’s largest office products company and second largest
internet retailer. For 26 years, Staples has served the needs of business
customers and its vision is to provide every product businesses need to
succeed. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities,
Staples offers office supplies, technology products and services, facilities
and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print services and a wide range of
other product categories. With thousands of associates worldwide dedicated to
making it easy for businesses of all sizes, Staples operates throughout North
and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The company is
headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is
available at www.staples.com/media.

About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and
merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle
content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 66 million
consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail
presence with 8,500 products in thousands of retail locations.

MSLO's media brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha
Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also
offers books and utility Apps. MSLO’s television and video programming
includes the new “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School” series on PBS, in addition
to new made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available
online. Martha Live, a new radio show hosted by Martha Stewart, airs every
weekday on SIRIUS XM Channel 107.

MSLO also designs high-quality Martha Stewart products in a range of lifestyle
categories available through select retailers, including The Home Depot,
Macy's, Staples (together with Avery), PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric &
Craft Stores. The Company entered into a strategic alliance with J.C. Penney
Company, Inc., and will launch products in jcp stores in Spring 2013. The MSLO
family of brands also includes Chef Emeril Lagasse’s media and merchandising
properties. Additional information about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.

About Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products

Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products (www.avery.com) markets products
under the well-known Avery brand name and is one of the world's leading
manufacturers of self-adhesive labels for laser and ink jet printers, binders,
sheet protectors, index and tab dividers and other office-, home- and
school-related supplies. Avery Dennison Office and Consumer Products, a
business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation, is based in Brea, California. For
more information about Avery-brand products, consumers can visit the Avery
Dennison Office and Consumer Products web site at www.avery.com or call the
Avery Consumer Service Center at 1-800-GO-AVERY (1-800-462-8379).

Contact:

Staples®, Inc.
Carrie McElwee, 508-253-1405
carrie.mcelwee@staples.com
or
Jenny Bernholz, 212-827-8663
jbernholz@marthastewart.com
or
Art Barmash, 714-674-8392
art.barmash@averydennison.com
 
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