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 Ratings3.3
Overall CultureD

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)29,493
Job Openings3,315
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

81/100

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Staples Online and Social Media Presence

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Staples Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    58/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    56/100

  • Compensation

    D

    52/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    60/100

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Staples News and Updates

Staples & Starbucks Leadership Changes

Staples said that J. Alexander (Sandy) M. Douglas, Jr. has resigned as CEO, while Starbucks has announced several leadership promotions.

Staples, Inc. Announces CEO Transition

Staples, Inc. (the "Company"), the owner and operator of the Staples North American Delivery business, today announced that the Company and J. Alexander (Sandy) M. Douglas, Jr. have mutually agreed that Mr. Douglas will step down as Chief Executive Officer.

Lyreco finalises Staples Solutions acquisition

Lyreco’s acquisition of most of the remaining operations of Staples Solutions closed yesterday, 9 June.

Staples offers to buy Office Depot owner’s consumer business for $1 billion

Staples said on Friday it had offered to buy Office Depot owner ODP Corp’s consumer business for $1 billion, the latest effort by the office supplies retailer to acquire its rival’s assets.

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…
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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 29,493 employees.

  • What is Staples revenue?

    Latest Staples annual revenue is $9 b.

  • What is Staples revenue per employee?

    Latest Staples revenue per employee is $305.2 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.