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Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, July 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS), will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to kick-off the back-to-school season. In its 29th back-to-school season, Staples will help customers get 110% ready for school with their lowest price guarantee and amazing selection in stock throughout the season. Whether shopping in stores, on Staples.com or via mobile, Staples makes it easy to shop for students from elementary school through college.

In honor of the occasion, Demos Parneros, President of North American stores and online, Staples, will ring the Opening Bell. Mr. Parneros will be joined by "Staples Guy" who is featured in Staples back to school broadcast ads.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Staples, Inc. Media Contact:
Carrie McElwee
(508) 253-1405
carrie.mcelwee@staples.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A LiveStream of the Nasdaq Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS):

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 break room 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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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.