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
  • This experience has helped our customers navigate, thrive and succeed in the ever-changing world of work
  • We operate three businesses:
    • Staples Advantage®: our division that specializes in serving the needs of the midmarket to enterprise customers via a private website and dedicated account experts
    • our easy-to-use public website that offers a wide selection of leading brands and delivers most orders next day to businesses and homes
    • Staples® Stores: our 1,000+ local, neighborhood working and learning stores are geared to service the community
  • We employ over 34,000 associates
  • We are headquartered in Framingham, MA
  • We have a 5-year plan to significantly reduce emissions and waste.

Staples at a glance


of all orders placed can be
delivered to 99% of the US

Our Staples Rewards® loyalty
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Live customer service chats
are answered within


seconds on average

We've helped 50%

of Fortune 500 companies with work from home solutions

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 and supplier relationships. We also offer ten 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

Work with people you'll love and make a difference in the evolving world of work, while building skills for your career. Explore a variety of opportunities from hourly to salaried positions.

Careers at or Staples Advantage

Careers at Staples US Retail/Staples Stores

Media Information

Find contact information for media relations professionals at Staples and links to social media to learn more.

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As a leading brand in the industry that serves, supports and employs diverse communities of all kinds, there is a responsibility to act. Our company must reflect the communities in which we work and live. We all play a role in the change we seek.

- Chris, Director of Digital e-commerce Product Management

Inclusion is important here. Every associate brings something unique to the table and it's crucial that they have the ability and the autonomy to be able to do what they do best.

- Boris, Fulfillment Center Manager III

I love that every day brings a new challenge. I get to work with new technologies, partner with passionate engineers, and solve critical problems.

- Sree, Director Commerce Engineering

In my 11 years at Staples, I've had the opportunity to expand my knowledge and become an integral part of a team that works hard to provide our customers with optimal quality customer service.

- Michael, Associate Category Merchant

To be successful on my team, one needs to partner and collaborate with different parts of the organization.

- Tim, Senior Technical Project Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between
and Staples Advantage? allows any customer to find top quality products through our effortless site, with most orders delivered next day to your business or doorstep. enables businesses to set up tailored purchasing programs with customized pricing and member-only deals, features and services.

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