|Staples Kicks Off 2011 Back-to-School Shopping Season Making it Easy to Save on Newest Products and Technology|
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jul 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) is making it easy for parents and students to save big this back-to-school season. The company today kicks off the official start to the 2011 back-to-school shopping season by opening the NASDAQ market and sounding the "First Bell" to remind customers that Staples is the premier destination to find everything students need to stock up for school and college. This year, Staples offers an incredible variety of products from pencils to PC's combined with student savings not found anywhere else.
"When people think of back-to-school shopping, they think of Staples because we are the top destination for selection and savings," said Demos Parneros, president of U.S. Retail for Staples, Inc. "This year, we're excited to offer our customers even more amazing deals on technology and core essentials. No matter when customers shop this season, they'll find countless ways to save at Staples."
Special Savings All Season Long
Each Week- New Ways to Save
Stock up with the Savings Pass
Tech Deals for Students
Staples for Students
Staples is also making it easy for its customers to give back this season. Now through September 17, Staples and DoSomething.org, along with the stars from ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars, are encouraging teens to collect school supplies to help local students in need. For more details, visit www.StaplesforStudents.org.
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Staples is the world's largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. The company provides products, services and expertise in office supplies, copy & print, technology, facilities and breakroom, and furniture. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and now has annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales. With 90,000 associates worldwide, Staples operates in 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, making it easy for businesses of all sizes, and consumers. The company is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com/media.
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SOURCE: Staples, Inc.