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Staples Copy & Print Centers Make It Easy To Look Big On a Small Business Budget

Business Editors

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2006--Staples, the world's largest office products company, is making it easy for businesses of any size to tap into the creativity and expertise of professional designers to bring their materials to life. Staples today announced the launch of its new Staples Design Services to provide professionally designed documents - including flyers, brochures, announcements, invitations, customized business cards, letterhead, resumes and postcards - to make a lasting impression. Available from the Copy & Print Center (CPC) of any Staples retail store location, Staples Design Services allows customers to bring in sketches, sticky notes or rough drafts of their documents to create a professional looking document for immediate use.

"Staples CPC continues to expand our services beyond copy and print to include new capabilities in document design and creation," said Robert Schlacter, Vice President of Business Development at Staples. "Whether you're a large or small business owner, looking polished is now as easy as visiting your local Staples store. Customers simply bring in their concept, text and visuals. They will have the ability to review and approve the proof to produce their document in exactly they way they want it. And, to make things even easier, Staples will recommend printing and finishing options."

Staples Copy & Print Centers offer full-service copying and printing services with a 100 percent quality guarantee. Signature services include digital color copying, printing of customized letterhead, envelopes and business cards, lamination and various binding capabilities. Additional services include wide format color printing capabilities for high quality photo enlargements, posters, signs and banners. For added convenience, customers can also visit the online Staples Copy & Print Center at to upload digital files and submit print and copy jobs to any store location. Visit the Staples web site for a complete list of store locations.

About Staples

Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and today is the world's largest office products company. With 69,000 talented associates, the company is committed to making it easy to buy a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With 2005 sales of $16.1 billion, Staples serves consumers and businesses ranging from home-based businesses to Fortune 500 companies in 21 countries throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates more than 1,800 office superstores and also serves its customers through mail order catalog, e-commerce and contract businesses. More information is available at

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