First Offering is Staples Records and Cloud Management™, a Secure
Records and Information Management Solution for Businesses of Any Size
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & JERSEY CITY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2016--
Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) has announced that it will be expanding its
brand into a range of solutions-oriented services and products via
licensing agreements. The first agreement is with GRM for Staples
Records and Cloud Management™, a new solution designed to help
businesses of any size store and manage records, with a focus on
security and compliance.
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Under Staples’s new licensing program, companies will now be able to
license the trusted Staples trademark to launch Staples-branded
offerings across a wide range of products and services. Staples will
ensure the quality and value associated with its brand are upheld
through a rigorous process of partner vetting, and product approvals.
The licensing program will also help Staples provide additional business
solutions to its customers.
“Staples is an iconic brand which businesses have come to recognize and
trust as a leading provider of products and services,” said Frank
Bifulco, executive vice president, global marketing, Staples, Inc. “By
working with other innovative companies offering business solutions
we’re able to extend that brand to other product areas and introduce our
customers to a whole new set of offerings.”
Records and Cloud Management is available now from GRM Document
Management, a leader in records management that was selected by Staples
to develop and market the new service.
Avner Schneur, president and CEO of GRM Document Management, said, “GRM
has an excellent track record of helping customers implement records
management solutions. By offering these services under the Staples
brand, we can reach even more customers and help them with critical
business issues that go well beyond just document storage. Staples
Records and Cloud Management is exactly what they need to securely
organize, maintain and manage their records, and the Staples name means
that together we have the opportunity to speak to a broad audience of
loyal customers to help them make more happen for their businesses.”
Staples Records and Cloud Management delivers a comprehensive, secure
and cost-effective tool to manage records in ways that ensure compliance
with industry and government regulations. Small business to enterprise
level customers can choose from a range of services, all designed to
help them run their operations better. These include:
physical document storage, featuring heightened levels of security via
on demand scanning/imaging to convert your office to digital from
paper easily using nationwide off-site scanning services;
cloud records management, which uses cloud technology to share,
collaborate and manage business records; offers end-to-end encryption,
approval workflow, e-signature capability, annotation and revision
additional modules focused on HR records management and A/P invoice
processing designed for organizations interested in enterprise-level
business process automation.
More information on the services available through Staples Records and
Cloud Management can be found at www.staplescloud.com.
Brandgenuity, Staples’ licensing agency of record, brokered the first
license agreement on behalf of Staples with GRM, a leading provider of
information management solutions.
“Staples is an iconic brand that consumers know and trust,” said Jay
Asher, Partner at Brandgenuity. “We believe in the power of the brand
and there is an enormous need and potential to bring more Staples
services and products to consumers everywhere. This is just the
beginning and we’ll be looking at other relevant categories like
business insurance and payroll services in the future.”
For more information regarding licensing opportunities, please visit Brandgenuity.com.
About Staples, Inc.
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.
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.
Staples Records and Cloud Management is a trademark used by GRM
Information Management Services, Inc. under license from Staples
Management is a leading provider of lifecycle records and information
management solutions. The company brings technology innovation and new
levels of cost efficiency to document storage, data protection, on
demand scanning/imaging, digital/electronic document management,
enterprise content management and certified destruction.
Integrated products and services include: eAccess remote
inventory control, the VisualVault ECM platform, BPM workflow
automation, an industry-leading eForms application tool, a blended
paper-to-digital migration solution, medical Release of Information, the GRMpedia regulatory
research tool and consultative Compliance/Governance expertise This
comprehensive suite of services is available in most major markets
throughout the U.S. GRM is currently the largest document
storage/records management company in China and recently opened
locations in Lima, Peru, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and Bogota, Columbia.
For more information, visit the GRM web site at www.grmdocumentmanagement.com
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Source: Staples, Inc.
Mark Cautela, 508-253-3832