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Staples Inc. - Company Profile

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Staples Inc. - Overview

Brands
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Description
Staples Inc. is a public company headquartered in Massachusetts with an estimated 77,000 employees. In the US, the company has a notable market share in at least six industries: Office Supply Stores, Online Office & School Supply Sales, The Retail Market for Stationery Products, Business Service Centers, Office Stationery Wholesaling and Online Office Furniture Sales. Their largest market share is in the Office Supply Stores industry, where they account for an estimated 47.4% of total industry revenue and are considered an Incumbent because they display strong market share, but lower profit and revenue growth than some of their peers.
Company Details

Registered Name: Staples Inc.

Company Type: Operating

Headquarters: 500 Staples Dr Framingham MA 01702

Employees: 77000

Staples Inc. - Operating Industries and Main Competitors

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Staples Inc. - Products and Services

  • Office Stationery Wholesaling in the US

  • Of the 6 core revenue-generating products and services in the Office Stationery Wholesaling in the US industry, Staples Inc. offers:
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  • Online Office Furniture Sales

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Staples Inc. - Analyst Insights

As Staples Continues to Perform Well, A Change in Leadership Occurs

Effective June 18, 2021, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) J. Alexander M. Douglas, Jr. of Staples Inc. (Staples) has stepped down from the position after mutually agreeing with the company. To fill the role, John A. Lederer has been appointed as a temporary CEO and will assist with the search for a permanent one. In the meantime, the company remains focused on delivering a strong financial performance as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Labor|Competition|New Activity


In response to volatile demand in the wake of the first COVID-19 surge, the company undertook a comprehensive cost reduction program, aimed at shoring up labor and supply costs.

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Staples Inc. - SWOT Analysis

Strengths and weaknesses take into account internal factors, and are based on Staples Inc.'s performance in comparison to its competitors. Opportunities and Threats focus on external influences, and are based on trends and demand in the Office Stationery Wholesaling in the US, Business Service Centers in the US, and Online Office Furniture Sales industries.
Strengths
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Annual Turnover: x.x%
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Weaknesses
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Revenue per Employee: $xx
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