also on other fortune lists

company facts

g500 stats

Global 500

Courtesy of Staples





The office supplies retailer has more than 1,900 stores worldwide.


Shira Goodman




Specialty Retailers

HQ Location

Framingham, MA



Years on Global 500 List


Figures are for fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2016.
Key Financials (last fiscal year)
($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$21,059-6.4%
Profits ($M)$379181.9%
Assets ($M)$10,172
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$5,376
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues1.8%
Profits as % of Assets3.7%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity7.1%
()0.00 0.00 (0)
  • Previous Close:
  • Market Cap: NaNB
  • Next Earnings Date:
  • High:
  • Low:
  • 52 Week High:
  • 52 Week Low:
  • 52 Week Change %: 0.00
  • P/E Ratio: n/a
  • EPS:
  • Dividend Yield: n/a

News about Staples

Here's Why Barnes & Noble's Former CEO Is Suing the Company

Parneros makes many claims about B&N founder Leonard Riggio.

Read More →
The CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion Turns Two

The alliance of nearly 500 chief executives reports a successful first year in addressing inclusion at their firms and has big goals ahead.

Read More →
How Amazon Is Planning to Take Over the Office Supplies Market

With a credit card for U.S. small-businesses, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Read More →
Why Trump's CNN Attacks Could Help AT&T and Time Warner Merge

Most deals that don't involve direct competitors are ultimately consummated.

Read More →
raceAhead: When Halloween Gets Racist, Why Shelbyville Matters, How To Be Sad Like Tyrese

People dress in blackface (or brown or yellowface) because they enjoy it. Boom.

Read More →

Videos about Staples

The 2017 Fortune 500 List Includes 32 Women CEOs

This is the highest number of female CEOs to make the list in its 63-year history.

Read More →
This Is Your Mid-Year Market Recap

What you need to know before making your next investment.

Read More →
Here’s Why Traditional Retail Is in Trouble

Macy’s recently reported a big drop in sales.

Read More →
Staples Stores Are About to Look a lot Different

Thanks to its new partnership with Boston-based startup Workbar

Read More →