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Staples Makes More Savings Happen for College Students Heading to Campus

Students Can Save on Tech, Dorm Essentials and Textbooks

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2014-- For college students, getting ready for a new semester is easy at Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) with a wide selection of essential classroom and campus supplies. Staples offers great prices on everything college students need to succeed whether it’s the latest technology and gadgets, the hottest dorm décor or all the right textbooks.

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“College is an exciting time for students and parents alike, with all the anticipation that a new school year brings,” said Mike Edwards, executive vice president of merchandising, Staples. “At Staples and, students can stock up on everything that they’ll need to be successful in the classroom and to enjoy campus life.”

A laptop is essential for college survival, and Staples offers great values on a wide selection of laptops from Toshiba, HP and other leading brands to ensure every college student has the technology that is right for them. During this back-to-school season, Staples customers can save $20 off Microsoft Office 365 with the purchase of any PC or tablet.

Of course, college isn’t just about classes, hectic schedules and school work. Students going away to college can personalize their space with the latest trends in dorm design and essentials, such as mini fridges, microwaves, décor and storage cubes at Staples Copy & Print Center can personalize products to create one-of-a-kind décor with wall and sports art or custom photo canvases, photo panels, phone covers and more — emblazoning them with images of family and friends.

Staples makes it easy for college students to start the semester right with all the textbooks that they’ll need before they even arrive on campus. Save up to 90% by renting textbooks at and get them shipped right to the dorm so they’re waiting for them once they arrive. Plus, it makes packing up at the end of the school year much easier – students can just ship the rented books back to Staples and depart for their next adventure.

About Staples

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

Source: Staples

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