Staples

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Staples is an office supply retailer. It offers office supplies, paper, computers and accessories, printers and scanners, electronics, furniture, food and breakroom supplies, cleaning supplies, facilities maintenance, mail and ship, and safety supplies, as well as printing services, business services, tech services, sustainability services, office services, and furniture services. The company operates through e-commerce and direct sales.

TypePrivate
Founded1986
HQFramingham, MA, US
Websitestaples.com
Employee Ratings3.1
Overall CultureD+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (May 2021)29,620
Job Openings3,107
Revenue (FY, 2020)$9 B(-35%)
Share Price (Jul 2017)$10.1
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Staples

Sandy Douglas

Sandy Douglas

CEO
Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris

Chief Commercial Officer
Jeff Hall

Jeff Hall

Vice Chairman, Chief Administrative Officer
Peter Scala

Peter Scala

Chief Merchandising Officer
Pragati Mathur

Pragati Mathur

EVP - CTO & Digital
Michele Parzianello

Michele Parzianello

Chief Marketing & Chief Customer Experience Officer
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Staples Office Locations

Staples has offices in Framingham, Boucherville, Dartmouth, Edmonton and in 7 other locations
Framingham, MA, US (HQ)
500 Staples Dr
Boucherville, CA
1616 Rue Eiffel
Dartmouth, CA
2 Royles Ave
Edmonton, CA
4990 92 Ave NW
Mississauga, CA
550 Pendant Dr
Ottawa, CA
280 Albert St #201
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Staples Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1986

Staples investors

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Staples Revenue

Staples's revenue was reported to be $9 b in FY, 2020 which is a 35.7% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

9.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2019 - FY, 2020), %

(35.7%)
USDY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

16.0b14.0b9.0b

Revenue growth, %

(12%)(12%)(36%)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

568.0k
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Staples Operating Metrics

Apr, 2021

Patent Applications (US)

36

Patents (US)

151
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Staples Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
DEX ImagingFebruary 11, 2019
Hitouch TechnologiesJune 27, 2018
EssendantMay 16, 2018
Capital Office ProductsNovember 09, 2016
Accolade Promotion GroupApril 20, 2015
Office DepotJanuary 04, 2015$6.3 b
PNI Digital MediaMay 05, 2014$67.4 m
RunaOctober 02, 2013
Corporate Express AustraliaJuly 11, 2010
Oy Lindell AbJuly 02, 2010
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Staples Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Staples Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

out of 100

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Staples Online and Social Media Presence

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Staples Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D+

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    57/100

  • Compensation

    D

    52/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Staples News and Updates

New Relic CEO Lew Cirne steps down, replaced by industry veteran Bill Staples

Observability platform provider New Relic Inc. caused a bit of a stir today with the sudden announcement that Chief Executive Officer Lew Cirne is stepping down, to be replaced by software industry veteran Bill Staples. The news came as New Relic delivered fourth-quarter financial results that beat…

Office Depot Aims to Split as Staples Pursues Acquisition

Office Depot’s Parent to Split as Staples Pursues Acquisition

Staples Takes Over Former Office Depot Space in Miracle Mile

Staples Inc. is moving into the former home of an Office Depot location in Miracle Mile. The space at 5665 Wilshire Blvd. became available for the first time in 20 years, and Staples swooped in, signing a lease for an undisclosed price.

Staples Canada partners with Canva to bring simple design tools to Solutionshop and staplesprint.ca

Staples Canada, the working and learning company, has partnered with Canva, the world's leading visual communication platform, to bring thousands of graphic design templates and millions of design ingredients through its user-friendly interface for Solutionshop and staplesprint.ca customers.

Staples Solutions intends to sell its remaining business units in Portugal, the Benelux and Finland

AMSTERDAM, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Staples Solutions B.V. earlier today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its business units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Poland. This follows announcements earlier this year that the company has divested its...

Staples Solutions and Lyreco sign agreement to sell Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, German, Austrian and Polish business units

AMSTERDAM, March 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Staples Solutions today announces that it has entered into an agreement with Lyreco, a leading distributor of office products, to sell Staples Solutions' business units in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Austria and Poland, as well as its...
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Staples Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Staples founded?

    Staples was founded in 1986.

  • Who are Staples key executives?

    Staples's key executives are Sandy Douglas, Joanne Harris and Jeff Hall.

  • How many employees does Staples have?

    Staples has 29,620 employees.

  • What is Staples revenue?

    Latest Staples annual revenue is $9 b.

  • What is Staples revenue per employee?

    Latest Staples revenue per employee is $303.8 k.

  • Who are Staples competitors?

    Competitors of Staples include Best Buy, Walmart and Office Depot.

  • Where is Staples headquarters?

    Staples headquarters is located at 500 Staples Dr, Framingham.

  • Where are Staples offices?

    Staples has offices in Framingham, Boucherville, Dartmouth, Edmonton and in 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does Staples have?

    Staples has 11 offices.