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Staples

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

CEO

Shira Goodman

Sector

Retailing

Industry

Specialty Retailers

HQ Location

Framingham, MA

Employees

58,963

Years on Global 500 List

14

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%
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