|Staples To Broadcast 2006 Analyst and Investor Conference Via Live Webcast|
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2006--Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) will hold its annual Analyst and Investor Conference on Tuesday, October 10, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. ET until 2:30 p.m. ET.
This event is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Staples' web site at http://investor.staples.com. In addition, a replay of the event will be available on the web site from Wednesday, October 11th through midnight on Tuesday, November 7th.
The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.fulldisclosure.com, Thomson/CCBN's individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. Institutional investors can access the call via Thomson's password-protected event management site, StreetEvents (www.streetevents.com).
Staples, Inc. 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 www.staples.com.
CONTACT: Staples, Inc. Media: Paul Capelli/Owen Davis, 508-253-8530/8468 Investors: Laurel Lefebvre/Katie Sullivan, 508-253-4080/0879 SOURCE: Staples, Inc.