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Last $16.51 USD
Change Today +0.19 / 1.16%
Volume 6.7M
As of 8:10 PM 05/1/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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staples inc (SPLS) Details

Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores. It operates through three segments: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial, and International Operations. The company offers a range of office supplies, business technology products and services, facility and breakroom supplies, computers and mobility products, and office furniture under the Staples, Quill, and other proprietary brands. It also provides copy and print services to its retail and delivery customers, as well as technology services through its EasyTech business. The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through its and, and Websites, as well as through retail stores, contract sales force, and direct mail catalog business. As of January 31, 2015, it operated approximately 1,983 retail stores in the United States, Canada, Finland, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, the United Kingdom, Argentina, and Australia; and 109 distribution and fulfillment centers in the United States, Canada, Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. Staples, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.

44,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/15
Founded in 1985

staples inc (SPLS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $584.1K
President of North American Stores & Online
Total Annual Compensation: $693.1K
President of Staples Europe
Total Annual Compensation: $668.0K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $678.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

staples inc (SPLS) Key Developments

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Staples Announce Strategic Collaboration

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and Staples, Inc. have announced a new, multi-year strategic direct retail collaboration for the manufacture and distribution of Martha Stewart Home Office products. The assortment will be available at more than 1100 Staples retail stores and online, and will include a wide array of home organizing and home office products across multiple categories, including: stationery and paper products, office essentials and tools, personal technology accessories, and storage and organization products.

Staples to Shutter Tampa Warehouse Facility

Staples Inc. will lay off 47 people and close down a Tampa warehouse facility at 4661 Oak Fair Blvd. On April 24, 2015, the company notified the state that it will terminate the bulk of those associates, most of whom work in delivery services, by June 26, 2015. The company anticipated completely winding down operations by mid-October 2015. The company did not provide a reason for the layoffs in its letter to the state. It is the latest in a string of layoffs in the region, with Albertsons in Clearwater and PSCU in St. Petersburg both planning to close and leave dozens out of work.

Staples, Inc. Names Peter J. Scala to Executive Vice President Merchandising

Staples, Inc. announced that it has named Peter J. Scala, executive vice president, merchandising, effective immediately. Scala will report to Demos Parneros, president, North American stores and online, and will be a member of the company’s Executive Committee. Most recently, Scala served as senior vice president of merchandising, online marketplace, leading the rapid expansion of Staples’ product assortment to support small and mid-size business customers.


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