Staples, Inc. (SPLS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: August 8, 2017
Pages: 42
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Staples, Inc. (SPLS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Staples, Inc. (SPLS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Staples, Inc. (Staples) is a retailer and distributor of office equipment products. The company's product portfolio include notebooks, paper, folders, binders, calendars, computers and related products, tablets, phone, cameras, chairs, desks, tables, bookcases, lamps, decors, cleaning tools, ladders, batteries, coffee makers, candy, hand soaps, sanitizers and kitchen supplies. It offers these products under Staples and Quill brands. Staples also merchandise products online through and Its operations are spread across North America, Australia, South America and Asia. It operates several distribution and fulfillment centers in the US, Canada, Australia, Asia and Latin America. Staples is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, the US.

Staples, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jun 02,2017: Staples’ new CIO to lead shift to public cloud
May 26,2017: Staples names Michelle Bottomley as chief marketing officer
May 08,2017: Staples names Brett Wahlin as chief information security officer
Mar 09,2017: Staples reports net loss for Q4, provides outlook for 2017
Feb 04,2017: Office supply retailer Staples to lay off more than 200

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Staples, Inc. - Key Facts
Staples, Inc. - Key Employees
Staples, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Staples, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Staples, Inc. - History
Staples, Inc. - Company Statement
Staples, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Business Unit


Staples, Inc. - Business Description
Business Description - North American Delivery
North American Delivery - Overview
North American Delivery - Financials
Business Description - North American Retail
North American Retail - Overview
North American Retail - Financials
Business Description - Other
Other - Overview
Other - Financials
Staples, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Staples, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Staples, Inc. - Strengths
Staples, Inc. - Weaknesses
Staples, Inc. - Opportunities
Staples, Inc. - Threats
Staples, Inc. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts


May 26, 2017: Staples names Michelle Bottomley as chief marketing officer
May 08, 2017: Staples names Brett Wahlin as chief information security officer
Mar 09, 2017: Staples reports net loss for Q4, provides outlook for 2017
Jan 26, 2017: Staples announces changes to board and governance practices
Jan 05, 2017: Staples appoints Jeff Hall chief administrative officer and vice chairman
Oct 26, 2016: Staples unveils new cognitive-enabled Easy Button office supply reordering system


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Staples, Inc., Key Facts
Staples, Inc., Key Employees
Staples, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Staples, Inc., Major Products and Services
Staples, Inc., History
Staples, Inc., Subsidiaries
Staples, Inc., Business Unit
Staples, Inc., Key Competitors
Staples, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Staples, Inc., Annual Ratios
Staples, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont.1)
Staples, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont.2)
Staples, Inc., Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Staples, Inc., Performance Chart (2013 - 2017)
Staples, Inc., Ratio Charts


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