Staples® Business Depot™ / Bureau en GrosMC
The Business Depot Ltd. was founded in Canada in 1991. In August 1994, Staples, Inc. increased its original investment in The Business Depot Ltd. by acquiring the remaining 58 per cent, thereby gaining 100 per cent ownership. Today, the company operates locations in every Canadian province under the banners Staples® and Bureau en GrosMC, remaining Canada’s largest everyday-low-price supplier of office supplies, business machines, office furniture and business services to small business and home office customers. The company’s more than 14,000 employees are committed to making it easy to buy office products at more than 300 stores, as well as by catalogue or online. In 2008, Marketing Magazine’s prestigious Marketing/Leger Corporate Reputation Survey ranked Staples Business Depot/Bureau en Gros number one among Canada’s top 100 companies surveyed. Visit www.staples.ca for more information.
Staples, the world’s largest office products company, is committed to making it easy for customers to buy a wide range of office products, including supplies, technology, furniture, and business services. With $27 billion in sales, Staples serves businesses of all sizes and consumers in 27 countries
throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In July 2008, Staples acquired Corporate Express, one of the world’s leading suppliers of office products to businesses and institutions. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.Staples Online