Staples Inc.    



500 Staples Dr.

Framingham, MA 01702-4478

United States

(508) 253-5000

Company description

Staples, Inc. was organized in 1985, and is incorporated in Delaware. It opened its first office products superstore in Massachusetts, in 1986, and sells office supplies and services, business machines and related products; computers and related products; and office furniture through retail stores, catalogs and the Internet. The company targets home, small and medium-sized businesses. It operates three business segments: North American retail, North American delivery, and international operations. At the end of fiscal 2007, the North American retail segment consisted of 1,738 stores in the United States and Canada. The North American delivery segment combines operations from catalog and Internet sales in the U.S., and Canada, its Quill division, and contract operations serving medium-sized and large regional companies and large multi-regional companies. The company's North American retail stores are located in 47 states, the District of Columbia, 10 Canadian provinces and two Canadian territories. The international operations consist of retail stores, catalog and Internet businesses operating under various names in 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America. Staples has operated a direct mail catalog business since 1990. In 1998, Staples acquired Quill, a direct mail catalog and Internet business. Staples' product offering includes Staples, Quill, and other proprietary branded products. Additionally, in 2008, Staples acquired Corporate Express N.V.

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 453210 - Office Supplies and Stationery Stores

442110 - Furniture Stores

453998 - All Other Miscellaneous Store Retailers (except Tobacco Stores)


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5943 - Stationery Stores industry report

5712 - Furniture Stores industry report

5999 - Miscellaneous Retail Stores, NEC industry report