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Staples Honors Teachers with Teacher Appreciation Week

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 at www.staplesforstudents.org.

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.”

About Staples

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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