Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to Kick Off the Back-to-School Shopping Season

By GlobeNewswire,  July 14, 2014, 10:34:00 AM EDT

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell to Kick Off the Back-to-School Shopping Season


ADVISORY, July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPLS) is marking the official start of the 2014 back-to-school shopping season today by opening The NASDAQ Stock Market with the "first bell" and announcing season-long savings with a new back-to-school 110% Price Match Guarantee, the Staples Less List and Weekly Deals throughout the season, making it easier for shoppers to save and Make More Happen for Less.

In honor of the occasion, Demos Parneros, president of North American stores and online, Staples, Inc.will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET        

Staples, Inc. Media Contact:

Carrie McElwee

Carrie.Mcelwee@staples.com

(508) 253-1405

Tilson PR Media Contact:

Jackie Guzman

jguzman@tilsonpr.com

(954) 993-1322

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Will Briganti

(646) 441-5012

William.Briganti@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0

DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A LiveStream of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Staples, Inc.(Nasdaq:SPLS):

Staples makes it easy to make more happen with more products and more ways to shop. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples lets customers shop however and whenever they want, whether it's in-store, online or on mobile devices. Staples offers more products than ever, such as technology, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, safety supplies, medical supplies, and Copy and Print services. Staples also offers free shipping for Staples Rewards Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples ( SPLS ) is available at www.staples.com.

About NASDAQ-100 Index®:

The NASDAQ-100 Index, launched in January 1985, is one of the most widely followed benchmarks in the world. The NASDAQ-100 Index is the basis of the PowerShares QQQ Trust (Nasdaq:QQQ) which aims to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond with the NASDAQ-100 Index's performance. In addition, options, futures and structured products based on the NASDAQ-100 Index and the PowerShares QQQ Trust trade on various exchanges.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

-NDAQA-

Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines

Referenced Stocks: NDAQ, QQQ, SPLS


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