|Staples to Broadcast Second Quarter 2002 Earnings Conference Call Via Live Webcast|
|FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Aug 12, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS)
will host a live Internet broadcast of its second quarter 2002 earnings
conference call at 8:00 a.m.(Eastern) on Tuesday, August 20, 2002. Individuals
may access the broadcast from Staples' Web site directly at
http://investor.staples.com. A replay of the quarterly earnings conference call
will be available at http://investor.staples.com from 11:30 a.m. (Eastern) on
August 20, through midnight on Monday, August 26, 2002.
Staples Inc. is an $11 billion retailer of office supplies, business services furniture and technology to consumers and businesses from home-based businesses to Fortune 500 companies in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, the Netherlands and Portugal. Headquartered outside Boston, Staples invented the office superstore concept and today is the largest operator of office superstores in the world. The company has approximately 53,000 associates serving customers through more than 1,400 office superstores, mail order catalogs, e-commerce and a contract business. More information about the company is available at www.staples.com.