| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Falling in line behind the likes of Macy’s, J.C. Penney, OfficeMax, Kmart and more, Staples is joining the horde of retailers opening its doors on Thanksgiving without bothering to wait for Black Friday.
The office supply chain will open on the...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Office supplies retailer Staples announced Wednesday that, for the first time, it would be opening its doors at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving this year.
Because who can wait until Black Friday for sales on office supplies?
Staples joins Toys R Us, which will...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:33 PM
On any given day, a teacher's mailbox is usually chock full of messages: leaflets advertising professional development, discount coupons for office supplies, publications from curriculum companies, and book club invitations.
But under a contract that...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Question: I am a board director at my homeowners association. Receipts produced by our management company personnel requesting reimbursement for "office supplies" showed purchase of a $21 bottle of Tequila. At the board meeting I showed that office supply...
| Jul 23, 2011
| 7:57 PM
You've seen them in the store. Some of them have binders that fill the entire shopping cart seat. Others juggle a series of envelopes. Still others keep a series of accordion files.
They're coupon shoppers, and they're an organized bunch.
| Mar 11, 2012
• Owner: Andrea and Samantha Wittchen
• Founded: 2008
• Sector: Professional and business services
• Company description: ISpring helps industrial, commercial and government clients cut costs through the adoption of...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:42 PM
I have spent all day screwing around with a cheap printer trying to make it do a simple thing, make a quality print. It's no go. I'm not going to identify the retailer or the printer because they are both quality operations. Even the best printer...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Thousands of retailers are offering free shipping today, with delivery guaranteed by Christmas Eve.
But which retailers are the most reliable when it comes to shipping during one of the busiest weeks of the year?
One survey, based on shipping...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Staples Inc. is speeding up store closures, shaking up management and boosting its online business as the office-supply chain implements a multiyear plan to cut costs.
The Framingham, Mass.-based company is looking to save $250 million, before taxes,...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Over the past few months there has been much talk about approving or rejecting the proposed Costa Mesa charter, often described as a constitution for our community's governance. I invite you, my fellow Costa Mesa residents, to think of the charter in a...
| Jul 15, 2012
It's the height of summer, but inside many Baltimore-area stores, fall has arrived.
While shoppers sorted through racks of discounted shorts and tank tops, retailers at White Marsh Mall began displaying school backpacks and uniforms. Area Target stores...