April 22, 2015

Staples is looking to Martha Stewart once again to re-invigorate its home office product assortment.

April 20, 2015

Staples Inc. has made a change in a key executive position even as the company awaits regulatory approval for a pending merger with Office Depot.

April 14, 2015

With Earth Day upon the retail industry all sorts of operators are touting accomplishments, including Staples where an impressive milestone demonstrates how a company can do well by doing good. 

April 13, 2015

Starboard Value, the investment firm driving change at Staples, pushed the retailer to merge with Office Depot and now has achieved another of its goals with the addition of a new board member.

April 8, 2015

Staples is getting into the “Shark Tank” to attract more small business owners to its stores by teaming up with ABC’s popular TV show. 

April 6, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded its 2015 Energy Star Sustained Excellence Award to Kohl’s and Staples in recognition of the companies’ continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency initiatives.

March 10, 2015

Staples is expanding its omnichannel capabilities with a new service that hopes to take advantage of small business growth in 2015.

March 10, 2015

Staples is expanding its omnichannel capabilities with a new service that hopes to take advantage of small business growth in 2015.

March 6, 2015

Putting aside all the challenges at Staples – weak demand, activist investor pressure to change its board and an uphill battle to acquire its largest competitor – one aspect of the company’s business is encouraging. 

March 5, 2015

Grocery distributor and retailer SpartanNash is looking to a former Walgreens executive to help drive growth.

February 25, 2015

Staples Inc. is tapping into a new revenue stream by launching a lending program aimed at small businesses.

February 24, 2015

Office Depot posted a larger profit in the fourth quarter, but the retailer says currency pressures, market challenges and its tentative merger with Staples could negatively affect sales in 2015. 

February 24, 2015

Office Depot posted a larger profit in the fourth quarter, but the retailer says currency pressures, market challenges and its tentative merger with Staples could negatively affect sales in 2015. 

February 12, 2015

Staples is trying to attract more small business customers with a new service at the copy and print center. 

February 12, 2015

Staples is trying to attract more small business customers with a new service at the copy and print center. 

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

February 4, 2015

Staples has entered an agreement to acquire Office Depot in a cash and stock deal valued at $6.3 billon that is sure to face a high degree of regulatory scrutiny.

January 20, 2015

If Staples fails to merge with Office Depot, activist investor and major Staples shareholder Starboard Value LP is warning the company’s share price will crater and Chairman and CEO Ron Sargent needs to go.

January 14, 2015

Staples didn’t have a great year, so Chairman and CEO Ron Sargent won’t accept a $31,000 base pay raise the board of directors had previously approved. 

January 14, 2015

Workplace customization was a recurring theme that emerged from Staples’ annual design competition. 

January 6, 2015

Staples is taking the next step in creating the largest curated ecosystem of “smart home” devices.

January 6, 2015

Staples is taking the next step in creating the largest curated ecosystem of “smart home” devices.

January 5, 2015

As part of its ongoing strategy to drive sustainability innovation, Staples will be giving away $25,000 in new tech products to 10 “eco-focused” schools in Canada in 2015. 

December 22, 2014

Time and again in 2014 the vulnerability of retailers’ information systems became apparent with Staples the latest major chain forced to admit an inability to protect customers’ personal information.