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Company Overview

Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, in categories such as technology, facilities and breakroom, furniture, safety, and medical, as well as Copy & Print and Staples® EasyTechsm services. Staples has been making it easy for businesses for 27 years with thousands of associates worldwide. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at®.

Serving businesses of all sizes worldwide

Our three business segments are made up of: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial and International Operations.

North American Stores & Online

We make it easy for consumers and businesses to shop when and how they want, with more than 1,600 stores in North America, our Web sites and even a mobile app. It’s our vision to provide every product businesses need to succeed, from traditional office supplies and technology to cleaning and breakroom and more unexpected items.

Our Copy & Print locations — both stand-alone and in every Staples® store — offer custom-print services, including everything from presentations and business cards to banners and calendars.

North American Commercial

Staples has the world’s largest office products business-to-business delivery operation, serving mid-to-large businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Our North American Commercial business consists of Staples Business Advantage® and

Staples Business Advantage®. The Staples Business Advantage one-source solution includes comprehensive products and services from office supplies, technology and printing to promotional products, furniture and facility supplies. Dedicated to providing organizations with greater cost savings and improved ordering efficiencies, Staples Business Advantage provides a customized level of account support and best-in-class customer service. More information is available at Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL, serves the needs of over a million small to medium-sized businesses. As a premier business-to-business office products provider, sells everything from paper and ink and toner to cleaning supplies and technology with 24-hour-a-day access to more than 65,000 business essentials. has been a wholly owned subsidiary of Staples, Inc., since 1998. More information is available at

International Operations

Staples is a global company with retail and delivery businesses serving customers in 25 countries. Learn more.

Dedicated to corporate responsibility

At Staples, we believe a large part of who we are as a company is tied to our commitment to being a responsible corporate citizen. This holistic approach to business is rooted in our desire to make a positive impact on our associates, communities and the planet. Learn more about our four pillars of Corporate Responsibility: Environment, Community, Ethics and Diversity & Inclusion.


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The Staples family includes several other businesses, including Quill and Staples Promotional Products.

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