Staples EasyTech associates will assist with free in-store
installation of Windows 10 on eligible devices
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 28, 2015--
Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), one of the world’s largest internet
retailers, celebrates the launch of Windows 10 with the arrival of new
devices, deals, demonstrations and free services. Starting July 29,
customers can purchase the latest devices optimized for Windows 10
online at Staples.com and upgrade eligible devices to Windows 10 for
free with Staples EasyTech Services.
“Staples is excited to help our customers experience the best of Windows
10,” said Peter Scala, executive vice president, merchandising, Staples.
“We’ve got the latest tablets, laptops and desktops, and our skilled
EasyTech associates can help educate our customers on the benefits of
Windows 10, and help them easily experience and transition to the new
Windows 10 platform.”
Starting July 29 on Staples.com and in early August in select stores
new, innovative computing devices optimized for Windows 10 will be
available. The new devices complement Windows 10 features that allow for
a more personal and natural computing experience.
Toshiba Satellite Fusion ($669.99): Versatile laptop, powered
by a 5th generation Intel Core processor, the Toshiba
Satellite Fusion features a 15.6-inch screen and a unique 2-axis hinge
that rotates the screen from zero to 360-degress for unique viewing
Dell Redwood ($499.99): This budget-friendly,
light-and-portable, 2-in-1 laptop, features an 11” screen and Pentium
Toshiba Satellite S55 Laptop ($849.99): A fast, performance
laptop, the sleek Toshiba Satellite S55 Laptop is an ideal choice for
business users, featuring an i7 processor.
Staples EasyTech associates will upgrade any eligible device to Windows
10 for free starting on July 29. This deal includes devices purchased
from any retailer. In addition to the free upgrade, Staples offers Virus
Shield Plus ($99.99) and Data Transfer ($69.99) services to help get
customers ready to use their devices. College students can save $50 on a
laptop or PC by verifying their college email address online at Staples.com/college
or bringing a valid college ID or acceptance letter in store.
For the month of August, Staples is teaming up with digital lifestyle
expert and Today Show technology contributor Mario Armstrong to help
customers learn more about Windows 10.
“Windows 10 is an exciting new frontier, and I’m thrilled to be a
resource for Staples’ customers through the transition, answering
questions, providing tips and helping them make more happen with their
technology,” said Mario Armstrong. Staples is the tech destination for
customers to both purchase the most cutting edge devices that run on the
updated system, and upgrade their older devices.”
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.
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Kristine Houston, 508-253-8468