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Pennies go long way in Staples deal with NY state

Staples is practically giving stuff away under a new contract with New York state, charging just a penny for hundreds of items ranging from batteries and pens to surge protectors, staplers and even paper shredders that normally sell for $1,122 each.Full story

Staples sales miss Street as Europe, North America pinch

(Reuters) - Staples Inc <SPLS.O>, the largest U.S. office supply chain, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue and forecast weak full-year earnings as corporate customers and other shoppers in Europe and North America reduced discretionary spending. Full story

Staples CEO on Future of Office Supply Landscape

  Thomas Stemberg, Co-Founder and Former CEO of Staples, explains why he believes the merger between OfficeMax and Office Depot is good for the industry.

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