Educators Receive Exclusive Discount at Staples Stores Nationwide
from August 2 through 8
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2015--
Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) is helping educators save more on classroom
supplies and get 110% ready for school with Teacher Appreciation Week,
August 2 through 8.
Most teachers spend more than $400 of their own money each year to
provide supplies and materials for their classrooms. During Staples’
Teacher Appreciation Week, teachers can get an exclusive coupon that
provides 40 percent back in Staples® Teacher Rewards on popular items
including school supplies, teaching and art supplies as well as cleaning
and supplies for the classroom from brands teachers love such as
Sharpie, 3M and Crayola.
The discount applies to in-store purchases only, made from Sunday,
August 2 through Saturday, August 8, and excludes technology, Staples
Less List & Extreme Deal offers. The Refer a Fellow Teacher offer
extends the savings to other educators.
“To celebrate the important work teachers do and help get them 110%
ready for the new school year, Staples is offering an exclusive discount
during our Teacher Appreciation Week,” said Alison Corcoran, senior vice
president, North American stores and online marketing, Staples. “We
understand the significant role teachers play in students’ lives and are
excited to offer this discount.”
In addition to the 40 percent back in Staples® Teacher Rewards, teachers
can use the Staples Less List, the back-to-school 110% Lowest Price
Guarantee and Extreme Deals to save even more. For this week only
(August 2 through 8), Staples Teacher Rewards members can purchase a
customizable Staples brand teacher planner for only $24.99 (regularly
$39.99) with discount code, online only.
Teachers can download their 40 percent back in Staples® Teacher Rewards
coupon and find information on the customizable Staples brand teacher
planner at www.staples.com/classroom.
To sign up for free Staples Rewards membership or for more information
about the Teacher Rewards program, please visit StaplesRewardsCenter.com.
Staples Supports Think It Up™
Staples is building on its decades-long support of teachers, students
and education with a $10 million pledge to support the Entertainment
Industry Foundation’s new Think It Up™ initiative.
As a lead donor, Staples has teamed up with worldwide superstar and
Think It Up Ambassador Nick Jonas to help raise awareness of the need to
support learning projects in classrooms across the country. Learn more
Customers can help support Think It Up by donating $1 or more at their
local Staples store.
“Through our Staples for Students program, we’re thrilled to build on
our rich history of supporting education by pledging $10 million to
Think It Up,” said Corcoran. “Now more than ever, we need to support our
students and teachers to spark great learning. We’re raising awareness
of this new initiative and encouraging people to recognize the
importance of education and support success in the classroom.”
Staples make 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 offer free shipping for Staples Rewards
Members, in most cases overnight. 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.
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Kristine Houston, 508-253-8468