FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 21, 2016--
Celebrating 30 years of back-to-school experience, Staples, Inc.
(NASDAQ: SPLS) makes easy back-to-school shopping happen with top brands
and the latest trends at the lowest prices, period.
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The new 2016 back-to-school trends range from runway-inspired metallic,
tropical prints, bohemian vibe patterns and classic essentials that
students can mix and match to create a personalized look. Staples is in
stock all-season-long at the lowest prices backed by the Staples 110%
Price Match Guarantee.
“This back-to-school season, Staples has the hottest trends and top
brands that kids, teachers and moms want,” said Liz Haesler, senior vice
president and general manager merchandising, Staples. “We’re building on
our experience to deliver an amazing selection at the best prices for
students and parents, and making it easy for them to shop however they
want -- in stores, online or a combination of both with Buy Online,
Pickup in Store.”
Building on its expertise, Staples has cultivated an assortment of
products that covers everything on shoppers’ school lists, including
these top trends.
Staples’ Top Trends for 2016 include:
Less List for School (starting July 10 in stores and online)
Staples Less List for School offers the lowest prices on school supplies
including Staples® Composition Book ($0.50), Staples® 2-Pocket
Folder, ($0.17), Staples® 1-Subject Notebook, ($0.17), Purell®
Hand Sanitizer, 8oz ($2.00), Display Calculators, ($5.00) and
Classic back-to-school designs are always in
style at Staples with Five Star® 1-Subject Notebooks ($4.00),
assorted Arc Notebook Quote Covers ($1.99) with motivational
quotes, an array of writing essentials such as Staples® Mechanical
Pencils ($2.99/5 pack), Sharpie® Clear View® Highlighter Sticks ($2.99/$5.99/3
pack) and PaperMate® InkJoy® Gel Pens ($6.99/3 pack).
Precious Metals and Metallic
Taking its cue from the
runways, Staples carries stylish school tools such as a Cynthia
Rowley Backpack, available exclusively at Staples ($34.99) in
silver metallic, glitter Staples® Maze Calculator ($5.00),
“magnifique” Gartner Studios Glitter Words Composition Books
($3.00), a variety of gold metallic Carolina Pad Composition Books
($3.00) and Binders ($5.99) and a gold-heel Scotch® Magic®
Tape Shoe Dispenser ($8.00).
Students can celebrate summer all year with
exclusive Staples school supplies featuring Hawaiian patterns and
pineapple prints. The colorful products include Summer Vibes
Notebooks by Light Pink Design ($3.00) sporting pineapples and
pelicans, whimsical big, bold flowers and juicy stripes on Carolina
Pad 1” Binders ($5.99), Staples® Pushpins ($3.00) in gold
pineapple shapes and an array of sun & surf-inspired High Sierra
Loop Backpacks ($34.99), Jansport Superbreak® and High
Stakes Backpacks® ($35.99).
Bohemian Vibe Travel
For inspiration and motivation, look no
further than Staples for signature school supplies with fun sayings on Gartner
Studios Spiral Notebooks ($3.00) such as “Go Your Own Way” and “Be
Happy” or colorful Mead® Fashion Gypsy Ink and Pretty Please
Notebooks ($3.00) that keep notes organized between graphic, floral
and playful print covers in bold color palettes. The look adds up to
success with Staples® Calculator 230G Desktop Display 8 ($5.00)
splashed with floral prints in multiple color combinations. Brightly
patterned Jansport and Ogio Backpacks ($14.99 to $54.99)
help students stay organized with a rainbows worth of colors and sizes.
Fun with Phrases, Animals and More
Take a little fun and
whimsy back to school with catchy sayings and pet cartoons on bold neon
school supplies from Staples. The C.R. Gibson 1-Subject Notebooks and
Compositions Books ($3.00) that are purr-fect for cat lovers, Gartner
Studios Composition Books and Spiral Notebooks ($3.00) feature funny
quotes and Carolina Pad Hair of the Dog 1-Subject Notebooks
($4.44) that speak to organized animal lovers. Staples makes note-taking
stylish and fun. Hungry for more? At-A-Glance® Weekly Planners ($6.99-$24.99)
designed with macarons and popsicles will keep students sweet and
Sending the kids back to school is
anything but routine for Moms with the new Office by Martha Stewart™
collection, exclusive to Staples. Perfect for Moms who put
organization on the top of their list, the collection includes File
Boxes ($24.99), File Sorters ($29.99), Desktop Tech
Organizers ($19.99), Discbound Zipper Pockets for Technology
($5.99/$4.99) and Discbound Jotter Size Notebooks ($14.99) in
blue or grey to fit any home or office décor.
Calendars & Planners
Teachers, moms and students who
appreciate tactical organization to complement their digital device can
find a range of planners and calendars that truly match their style with
the broad selection available at Staples and Staples.com. The Cynthia
Rowley 2016 Planners, exclusively at Staples ($14.99/$18.99)
feature colorful designs in cosmic floral patterns that making planning
ahead chic. At-A-Glance Desk Calendars and Weekly Planners ($17.99-$25.99)
in coral, aqua or tan adorned with a choice of delicate bows, stylish
readers and multi-color dots make keeping a busy schedule easy. For
playful colors and patterns, Blue Sky Weekly/Monthly Planners
($14.99-$19.99) are a must.
Cynthia Rowley Collection
When it comes to bold names in
fashion, Cynthia Rowley is one of the boldest with metallic, cosmic
floral and navy and pink designs. The exclusive Cynthia Rowley
Collection at Staples includes Notebooks ($3.99), Composition
Books ($2.99), Folders ($2.99), Backpacks ($34.99), Lunch
Bags ($24.99) and Pens ($3.99) that make it easy to be a
fashionista this fall.
Tech & Tech Accessories
The latest in tech and tech
accessories at Staples range from earbuds, bright color tech cords and
desktop organizers to the exclusive Designed by Students Back 2 Back
Backpack ($49.99). Students can keep their tech tools organized with
the Jansport Digital Student Backpack ($54.99), Jansport
Digital Burrito Pouch ($17.99) or the Jansport Pixel Pouch
For more top trends and photos throughout the season, visit http://flipbookie.com/StaplesTrends2016/index.html.
For media information, visit Staples.com/btspr.
About Staples, Inc.
Staples retail stores and Staples.com
help small business customers make more happen by providing a broad
assortment of products, expanded business services and easy ways to
shop, all backed with a lowest price guarantee. Staples offers
businesses the convenience to shop and buy how and when they want - in
store, online, via mobile or though social apps. Staples.com customers
can either buy online and pick-up in store or ship for free from
Staples.com with Staples Rewards minimum purchase. Expanded services
also make it easy for businesses to succeed with in-store Business
Centers featuring shipping services and products, copying, scanning,
faxing and computer work stations, Tech Services, full-service Print &
Marketing Services, Staples Merchant Services, small business lending
and credit services.
Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of
Staples, Inc., helps mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized
customers make more happen by offering a curated assortment of products
and services combined with deep expertise, best-in-class customer
service, competitive pricing and state-of-the art-ecommerce site.
Staples Business Advantage is the one-source solution for all things
businesses need to succeed, including office supplies, facilities
cleaning and maintenance, breakroom snacks and beverages, technology,
furniture, interior design and Print & Marketing Services. Headquartered
outside of Boston, Staples, Inc. operates throughout North and South
America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about
Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.
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