6309 Monarch Park Place, Suite 203
Niwot, CO 80503, USA
Phone (303) 443-5060
Toll free (888) 742-5060
Headquarters: Framingham, MA
2014 Revenues: $1 billion+
Change in Sales from 2013: 2.8%
Key Executives: Ronald L. Sargent, CEO; Christine T. Komola, CFO
Office products retailer Staples is often cited by distributors as a big competitor in the janitorial supplies space. The retailer is increasingly targeting professional customers through its Staples Advantage and Quill.com business in the U.S. and Canada. The company reports that its facilities and breakroom business is among its fastest growing, posting annual gains of around 20 percent.
The Staples Advantage business targets mid-sized businesses, as well as Fortune 1000 companies, with a contract sales force. Quill.com targets small and mid-sized businesses online and through a direct sales force. The businesses fall under Staples North American Commercial segment in reporting.
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