FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2015--
Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today issued the following statement regarding
the letter it received from Starboard Value:
Staples values constructive shareholder input and dialogue and regularly
meets with its shareholders. The Company has met and spoken with
Starboard Value on several occasions to discuss their ideas. The Company
made clear that the Staples’ Board of Directors carefully considers all
actions that would create shareholder value and is committed to taking
actions that are in the best interests of all of the Company's
shareholders. The Company welcomes continued, constructive dialog with
shareholders focused on enhancing the value of 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. Staples also offers free shipping for Staples Rewards
Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston,
Staples operates in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and
New Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
Source: Staples, Inc.
For Staples, Inc.