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Last $16.05 USD
Change Today -0.45 / -2.73%
Volume 10.8M
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As of 5:20 PM 03/6/15 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 in 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 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 Websites, as well as through retail stores, contract sales force, and direct mail catalog business. As of March 7, 2014, it operated approximately 2,200 stores worldwide. The company also operated 116 distribution and fulfillment centers in 30 states in the United States; 7 provinces in Canada; and in 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 based in Framingham, Massachusetts.

46,361 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/14
Founded in 1985

staples inc (SPLS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $567.5K
President of Staples Europe
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of North American Stores & Online
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

staples inc (SPLS) Key Developments

Staples, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on April 16, 2015

Staples, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.12 per share. The dividend is payable on April 16, 2015, to shareholders of record on March 27, 2015.

Staples, Inc. Closing Oak Creek Facility, Eliminating 53 Jobs

Staples Inc. announced that more than 50 workers will lose their jobs as the company's facility closes in Oak Creek. Over a roughly two-week period starting in April, 53 managers and associates will be terminated.

Staples, Inc. Enters into Senior Secured Term Loan Facility and Asset Based Revolving Credit Facility

Staples, Inc. announced that in connection with the merger agreement, the company entered into a debt commitment letter, dated as of February 4, 2015, with Bank of America, N.A., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (MLPFS) and Barclays Bank PLC (Barclays and together with Bank of America and MLPFS, collectively, the commitment parties), pursuant to which, among other things, the commitment parties have committed to provide the company with a senior secured term loan facility in an aggregate principal amount of $2,750,000,000 (term facility) and an asset based revolving credit facility in an aggregate principal amount of up to $3,000,000,000 (ABL facility) to finance, in part, the acquisition of Office Depot. The ABL facility will be secured by a first-priority security interest in the company's receivables, inventory and certain other general intangibles and investment property and a second-priority interest in substantially all the remaining assets of the company, including certain real property (term collateral). The term facility will be secured by a first-priority security interest in the term collateral and a second-priority interest in the ABL collateral. Availability under the ABL facility will be subject to a borrowing base derived from the ABL collateral. The financing, together with the company's cash on hand, will be sufficient to finance the aggregate cash consideration to Office Depot's stockholders and associated fees and expenses and to refinance certain existing company and Office Depot debt. Pursuant to the merger agreement, Office Depot has agreed to use reasonable best efforts to provide cooperation to the company in connection with the financing. The financing would replace the company's existing revolving credit facility.


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