Exclusive Agreement with Nickelodeon for
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™ and SpongeBob SquarePants™ School Supplies
to Debut at Staples
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2014--
Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), has an exclusive partnership for
back-to-school supplies with Nickelodeon™, the number-one entertainment
brand for kids. Staples stores and Staples.com will make more fun happen
with a wide assortment of Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles™
and SpongeBob SquarePants™ products found exclusively at Staples.
Staples Nickelodeon Spongebob Squarepants backpack (Photo: Business Wire)
“At Staples, we’re always focused on developing unique and exciting
products that meet our customer’s needs,” said Scott Young, senior vice
president, product and business development, Staples. “That’s why our
exclusive partnership with Nickelodeon and its popular brands is a
natural fit for Staples for the back-to-school season. Now customers can
find the broadest and most fun selection of products and the best
savings on classroom essentials at Staples.”
Staples will offer exclusive Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob
SquarePants designs on products such as folders, pencil pouches, pencil
sharpeners, notebooks, backpacks, lunch boxes, die-cut erasers and
pencils, making it easy for students to show their style and make the
grade with their favorite Nickelodeon characters.
“Joining forces with Staples to bring Nickelodeon’s entertaining
characters to functional supplies is a perfect way to celebrate the
start of the school supply shopping season.” said Paula Allen, Senior
Vice President, Global Publishing, Nickelodeon Consumer Products.
Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more
ways to shop. 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, such as technology, facilities and breakroom
supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and
Print services. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates
throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New
Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
Nickelodeon, now in its 35th year, is the number-one entertainment brand
for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first
in everything it does. The company includes television programming and
production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer
products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s
U.S. television network is seen in almost 100 million households and has
been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 19 consecutive years.
For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com.
Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks
of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).
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Source: Staples, Inc.
Kristine Houston, 508-253-8468