All about Staples

Ensuring our customers get the job done right wherever they work.

Getting down to business

For over 35 years, Staples has been the industry leader in workspace products like furniture, technology, cleaning products, and traditional office supplies.

We have thousands of experts ready to help our customers navigate, thrive and succeed in the ever-changing world of work.

We operate three businesses to support our customers' needs.

Staples Business Advantage®

SBA is built for business. A free account on SBA gives you unparalleled access to category and industry experts, the ability to add unlimited users at no cost, spend & budget controls, and everyday low prices.

Learn more allows any customer to find top-quality products through an effortless site experience. is designed for small businesses or individuals who value great deals and a curated assortment.

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Staples® Retail

With approximately 1,000 stores nationwide, we help America work and learn better. Staples provides innovative printing, shipping, travel, technology and recycling services to our community of small businesses and consumers.

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Staples at a glance

Founded in


Headquarters located just
outside of Boston in




donated to help employees
in need since 2013

Next day delivery
available to over


of the US


Staples Stores in the
United State


products available with
eco features


fulfillment centers
across the US

5-year plan

to reduce operational
carbon emissions by 35%

Live customer service chats
are answered within


seconds on average

Corporate Social

Being a great company is more than just sales and profit margins. At Staples, we're committed to fostering a culture of Inclusion & Diversity so that our associates can bring their full selves to work, supporting the communities that we and our customers are a part of, creating opportunities to help diverse businesses grow, and providing eco-friendly products and solutions for our customers while operating our business in a responsible way.

Inclusion & Diversity

Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) is central to who we are. Whether you join our team or buy our products, I&D is integrated into everything we do—from finding and attracting top talent to boosting morale and enhancing customer & supplier relationships. We also offer 10 Business Resource Groups to ensure our employees have safe and brave spaces for shared learnings and deeper connections.

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We believe that our success depends on the success of the communities we serve. At Staples, we are committed to engaging with communities to partner and drive meaningful impact.

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Staples is focused on delivering sustainable products and solutions for our customers and operating our business in a responsible way. Whether you've just founded a start-up, are leading procurement for a university, or managing dozens of facilities for a billion-dollar brand, our goal is to enable you to grow and succeed, sustainably. We have an ambitious 5-year plan to improve our sustainability by reducing carbon emissions and waste.

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Supplier Diversity

Through our Supplier Diversity Program, we actively seek to provide diverse businesses with an opportunity for ongoing growth, development, and mentorship. We are committed to offering high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective diverse solutions to help our customers meet their diversity spend goals and support their local communities.

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Career Opportunities

This is your opportunity to grow your career with an industry leader and make an impact.
Our people are at the heart of what we do — we strive to support our customers in the world of work.

Staples, Inc. and Staples Business Advantage

Join our team of 15,000+ employees in careers like:

  • Fulfillment Center
  • Drivers
  • Sales
  • Corporate
  • Customer Service
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Staples U.S. Retail

Staples Stores

Join our team of 19,000+ associates across 1,000+ retail stores in careers like:

  • Store Associates & Supervisors
  • Assistant Managers & Store Manager
  • Distribution & Warehouse
  • Digital Print Facility
  • Corporate
  • TSA
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Media Information

Find contact information for Staples' media relations professionals and links to social media.

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Meet the experts that deliver for customers every day.


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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between
and Staples Advantage? allows any customer to find top-quality products through our website — it's typically best for small businesses and individual shoppers who are looking for great deals and a curated assortment.

Does Staples own

Yes. is a subsidiary of Staples, Inc.

Is Staples a publicly traded company?

No. Staples is a privately owned company.

When was Staples founded?

May 1, 1986.

Is Staples a good place to work?

Yes! If you are interested in career opportunities or learning about Staples and its culture, check out the Staples Careers Page.

How do I contact media relations?

Visit Staples' media relations page for contact information.

Where is the Staples headquarters?

Framingham, MA.

When is Staples' fiscal year?

Staples' fiscal year runs February - January.

Who is the Staples CEO?

John Lederer