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Open
$12.50
Previous Close
$12.52
Day High
$12.52
Day Low
$12.33
52 Week High
11/1/13 - $16.67
52 Week Low
06/26/14 - $10.70
Market Cap
8.1B
Average Volume 10 Days
8.7M
EPS TTM
$1.14
Shares Outstanding
644.2M
EX-Date
09/24/14
P/E TM
11.0x
Dividend
$0.48
Dividend Yield
3.84%
Current Stock Chart for STAPLES INC (SPLS)

staples inc (SPLS) Details

Staples, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates office products superstores. It operates in three segments: North American Stores & Online, North American Commercial, and International Operations. The company offers a range of office supplies, business technology products and services, facility and breakroom supplies, computers and mobility products, and office furniture under the Staples, Quill, and other proprietary brands. It also provides copy and print services to retail and delivery customers, as well as technology services through its EasyTech business. The company sells and delivers office products and services directly to businesses and consumers through its Staples.com and Quill.com Websites, as well as through retail stores, contract sales force, and direct mail catalog business. As of March 7, 2014, it operated approximately 2,200 stores worldwide. The company also operated 116 distribution and fulfillment centers in 30 states in the United States; 7 provinces in Canada; and in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, China, Argentina, Brazil, and Australia. Staples, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is based in Framingham, Massachusetts.

46,361 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/6/14
Founded in 1985

staples inc (SPLS) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $567.5K
President of Europe
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
President of North American Stores & Online
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Vice Chairman
Total Annual Compensation: $742.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

staples inc (SPLS) Key Developments

Staples, Inc. and Cynthia Rowley Collaborate on Exclusive Collection for the Office and Home

Staples, Inc. and Cynthia Rowley announced an exclusive work and home office collection that incorporates bold and artistic designs into everyday work and home spaces. Beginning mid-November, Staples stores nationwide will debut the exclusive Cynthia Rowley Collection featuring visionary designs by Cynthia Rowley combined with new product finishes and treatments not typically seen in office accessories. Exclusive to Staples, the Cynthia Rowley Collection includes desktop organizers, storage boxes, notebooks, pads, pouches, pencils, staplers, clipboards and more.

Staples plans to Close its Distribution Plant in Amherst

Staples plans to close its distribution plant in Amherst early next year, putting 14 people out of work, according to a layoff notice filed with the state Labor Department. The company told state officials it is closing the plant at 25 Hazelwood Drive for economic reasons. The plant is expected to close by January 16, and employees will not have the right to bump workers at other Staples locations. The facility is part of Uniland Development Co.'s Audubon Business Centre.

Staples to Exit the Memphis Market with Closure of Two Stores

Staples will close its 18,000-square-foot stores at 5851 Poplar Ave., located in Target-anchored Ridgeway Trace Center at the Interstate 240/Poplar Avenue interchange in Memphis, and 2321 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova, on Oct. 11. Store employees confirmed the stores were closing. The company will still operate its distribution operation at 4575 Pleasant Hill. In March, Staples announced plans to close 225 stores nationwide to save $500 million. The Memphis-area store closures mean the nearest Staples will be in Tupelo.

 

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