Friday Sep 12
Katy Perry 'Makes Roar Happen' for Portland Teachers
Katy Perry continue to "Make Roar Happen" in Portland today by announcing 58 local classroom projects have been funded as part of Staples' $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org. Staples fully funded the balance of every project from the highest poverty schools that was on DonorsChoose.org from Portland Public Schools today.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Staples To Support Apple Pay in Stores This Fall
Apple Pay combines Apple's seamlessly integrated hardware, software and services to create a unique, incredibly intuitive and elegant experience for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch users. Apple Pay is easy to set up and combines hardware and software to keep payment information protected, for an easy, secure and private way to pay.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
MetTel Acquires Thrive Networks from Staples
For 14 years, Thrive has provided complete IT solutions for a wide range of businesses nationwide and will broaden and strengthen MetTel's managed service offering. This offering will now include network management and monitoring, virtualization solutions, data protection and a cloud service that includes email, file sharing and data back-up.
The Motley Fool
3 Reasons Staples' Stock Could Rise
After reaching $16 per share toward the end of last year, the stock has been repeatedly hammered by poor results from Staples' retail business , diving below $11 per share on multiple occasions. Even though pessimism may be a popular stance to take at the moment, there are still a few valid reasons Staples' stock could rise in the long term, rewarding investors who stick around during the company's current troubles.
Global Logistics/Supply Chain
Staples Now Offers In-store Pickup of Online Orders
Staples says it is enhancing its omnichannel experience, including the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, an easier way to pay online called Visa Checkout, new in-store kiosks and, for the first-time ever, an iPad app. 'Staples continues to innovate and develop new technology to improve the customer experience, whether it's providing convenient shipping options, making check-out faster or adding mobile platforms,' said Faisal Masud, executive vice president, global e-commerce, Staples.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Should Staples acquire Office Depot?
When Office Depot and Office Max merged last year, the idea was the combined company would be in a better position to compete with Staples, the number one chain in the office supplies category, as well as other rivals from Amazon.com to Walmart. According to Gary Balter, an analyst with Credit Suisse, the Depot/Max merger didn't go far enough.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Staples Launches Series of Omnichannel Updates to Help Businesses Make More Happen
The enhancements include the ability to buy products online and pick them up in-store within hours, an easier way to pay online called Visa Checkout , new in-store kiosks and, for the first-time ever, an iPad app.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
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Tue Aug 26, 2014
What Did Staples Q2 Results Reveal?
The largest U.S. office supplies retailer, Staples Inc. , released its second-quarter earnings on August 20, and though the numbers took a downturn it matched analysts' expectations.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Staples: Is A Meltdown Coming?
As a value investor who is not new to controversial stories I have established a position not once but twice in Staples.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Katy Perry 'Makes Roar Happen for Minneapolis Teachers
Staples and global pop music superstar Katy Perry continue to "Make Roar Happen" in Minneapolis today by announcing 48 local classroom projects in Minneapolis Public Schools have been funded as part of Staples' $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Staples, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Performance
Second quarter 2014 total company sales growth was negatively impacted by approximately one percent due to changes in foreign exchange rates and store closures in Achieved Staples.com sales growth of eight percent driven by increased business customer acquisition, improved customer conversion, and an expanded assortment beyond office supplies.
Staples' (SPLS) CEO Ron Sargent on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the quarter two 2014 Staples, Inc. earnings conference call.
Staples Back to School Center with Teen Vogue have it all to get organized
Back to school season is early this year, and Staples has all the school and office supplies needed to get students organized for back to school! Back to School season for Staples is as exciting as holiday season, because Staples isn't just for school, and also has great supplies for preschoolers and the office and home office.
Staples pushes turnaround bid as sales fall
Staples Inc. said its fiscal second-quarter profit and sales declined, while the struggling office-supplies retailer pushed ahead in its plans to close underperforming stores and spark sales growth online.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
What To Expect When Staples Reports Earnings
Comparable store sales are likely to continue to decline, and the company is closing hundreds of stores as demand for office supplies wanes.