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June 20, 2013

Staples has launched an "omni-channel" retail concept, opening a location in Norwood, Mass., and Dover, Del.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples has launched an "omni-channel" retail concept, opening a location in Norwood, Mass., and Dover, Del. The new format incorporate Staples online and mobile assets into the retail experience.

January 4, 2012

The TJX Cos. announced several senior management shifts, including moving current Marmaxx Group head Michael MacMillan to the company’s European division.

Framingham, Mass. -- The TJX Cos. announced Wednesday several senior management shifts, including moving current Marmaxx Group head Michael MacMillan to the company’s European division.

MacMillan, who has been in charge of the company’s largest division comprised of T.J. Maxx and Marshalls, will now be senior executive VP of TJX Europe. MacMillan replaces Paul Sweetenham, who recently resigned.

The current president of HomeGoods, Richard Sherr, will return to Marmaxx Group as senior executive VP.

September 22, 2011

Staples has partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to create a new line of home office items that have female appeal.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples has partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to create a new line of home office items that have female appeal.

The line, to be called Martha Stewart Home Office, will be made by Avery Dennison Corp. and will include some 300 products. The items will make its debut in Staples stores in early 2012.

July 20, 2011

Staples announced the promotion of Christine Putur to chief information officer.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples announced the promotion of Christine Putur to chief information officer. In her new role, Putur will have global responsibility for information technology strategy and execution.

Putur joined Staples in 1999, and has since held various leadership roles on the company’s e-commerce, technology strategy, program management and US Retail technology teams. She most recently served as senior VP information systems for the company’s North American Delivery businesses.
 

June 2, 2011

Staples Europe announced Thursday that it has appointed Amee Chande to managing director UK retail & direct and Andrew Gabriel to director of technology and services European retail.

Framingham, Mass. -- Staples Europe announced Thursday that it has appointed Amee Chande to managing director UK retail & direct and Andrew Gabriel to director of technology and services European retail.

Chande will have overall responsibility for Staples retail and delivery businesses in the United Kingdom, a key market for the company. Chande joined Staples in 2009 as senior VP strategy, responsible for developing and driving the company’s growth agenda.

November 7, 2010

Staples decreased electrical intensity of retail stores by 12% from 2007 to 2009 and reduced.

Framingham, Mass. Staples decreased electrical intensity of retail stores by 12% from 2007 to 2009 and reduced absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 21% from 2001 to 2009 in the United States, according to the company’s just-released corporate responsibility report.

The report, available at staples.com/soul, provides an overview of the company's corporate responsibility work and its global impact in the areas of community involvement, diversity, ethics and the environment.

October 12, 2010

Staples said Wednesday that it has established a partnership with Russian office products company Pragmatic...

August 16, 2010

Staples said Tuesday it has made executive appointments in its international business that will help...

July 11, 2010

A subsidiary of Staples now controls about 92% of the shares in Corporate Express Australia...

June 6, 2010

Staples announced the appointments of Steven Bussberg to senior VP of Staples Business Delivery and...

March 16, 2010

Staples said that it offered approximately $358.7 million to buy the 41.4% of Corporate Express...

January 21, 2009

TJX Cos. is offering a 15% discount to its customers in appreciation for their loyalty...

November 10, 2008

While the industry continues struggling through a tight economy, TJX Cos. is battling to try...

October 1, 2008

Staples Inc. has started to lay off employees at its Corporate Express unit as it...

September 9, 2008

Staples announced the appointment of Elizabeth Smith, president of Avon Products, to its board of...

August 18, 2008

Staples Inc. said on Tuesday that tough market conditions hurt quarterly results and that its...

August 11, 2008

TJX Cos. Inc. posted a higher quarterly profit on Tuesday as shoppers headed to its...

July 23, 2008

Staples Inc. on Wednesday said its offer for all outstanding securities of Corporate Express NV...

July 7, 2008

Office Depot announced Tuesday that the slowing economy has driven second-quarter same-store sales down 10%....

June 9, 2008

The Brazilian Retail News reported Monday that Staples will open four stores in Brazil in...

March 17, 2008

Staples Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will offer $3.67 billion to acquire Corporate Express Inc....

February 25, 2008

Staples announced Tuesday that it plans to open three stores in the Kansas City area....

December 11, 2007

Framingham, Mass. Staples Inc. on Wednesday said it named the CEO of TJX Cos. to...

November 26, 2007

Framingham, Mass., Staples...

November 12, 2007

Framingham, Mass., TJX...