Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it’s in store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, in categories such as technology, facilities and breakroom, furniture, safety and medical, as well as Copy & Print and Staples® EasyTech services. Staples has been making it easy for businesses for 27 years with thousands of associates worldwide. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Framingham, US
Founded
1986
Size (employees)
45,565 (est)+8%
Staples was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Framingham, US

Key People at Staples

Shira Goodman

Shira Goodman

CEO
Christine Komola

Christine Komola

Chief Financial Officer
Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall

Vice Chairman, Chief Administrative Officer
Joseph Doody

Joseph Doody

Vice Chairman
Michael Williams

Michael Williams

General Counsel and Secretary
Mark Conte

Mark Conte

Corporate Controller

Staples Office Locations

Staples has office in Framingham
Framingham, US

Staples Metrics

Staples Summary

Market capitalization

$5.7 b

Closing share price

$8.8
Staples's current market capitalization is $5.7 b.

Staples Financials

Staples's revenue is $18.2 b in FY, 2017 which is a 13.4% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

$23.1 b$23.1 b$22.5 b$21.1 b$18.2 b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)(6%)(6.4%)(13.4%)

Operating expense total

$4.9 b$4.9 b$5.5 b$4.9 b$5 b

EBIT

$1.2 b$1.2 b$309.9 m$641 m($264 m)

EBIT margin, %

5.1%1.4%3%

Interest expense

($119.3 m)$119.3 m$49.1 m$139 m$81 m

Interest income

$4.7 m$4.7 m$2.9 m$3 m$6 m

Income tax expense

$355.8 m$355.8 m$133.6 m$113 m$107 m

Pre tax profit

$1.1 b$1.1 b$268.1 m$492 m($352 m)

Net Income

$620.1 m$620.1 m$134.5 m$379 m($1.5 b)

Operating cash flow

($833.2 m)$126.8 m$198 m

Staples Operating Metrics

Staples had 1.6 k Retail Stores (North America) in FY, 2017
FY, 2017

Retail Stores (North America)

1.6 k

Distribution Centers

78

Staples Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Office DepotJanuary 04, 2015$6.3 b
RunaOctober 02, 2013

Staples Market Value History

Staples Revenue Breakdown

Staples Online Presence

Staples Company Life

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