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Staples, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 24, 2017

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 17, 2017-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will announce second quarter 2017 results on Thursday, August 24, 2017 before the market open.

On June 28, 2017, Staples announced that it had entered into an agreement to be acquired by funds managed by Sycamore Partners. The merger is subject to customary closing conditions, including the receipt of stockholder approval, and is expected to close in the third fiscal quarter of 2017.

In light of the proposed merger, Staples will not be holding an earnings conference call.

About Staples, Inc.
Staples brings technology and people together in innovative ways to consistently deliver products, services and expertise that elevate and delight customers. Staples is in business with businesses and is passionate about empowering people to become true professionals at work. Headquartered outside of Boston, Mass., Staples, Inc. operates primarily in North America, with additional offices in South America and Asia. More information about Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.

Source: Staples, Inc.

Staples, Inc.
Media Contact:
Bill Durling, 508-253-2882
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Investor Contact:
Scott Tilghman, 508-253-1487

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Staples, Inc.'s business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report or Form 10-K for the most recently ended fiscal year.