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Brand Re-launch Highlights Product Expansion Beyond Office SuppliesTORONTO,
Jan. 2, 2014 /CNW/ -
Staples, Inc. (NASADAQ: SPLS) and
Staples Canada are taking the latest step in their reinvention today with the launch of "Make More Happen", a new tagline and campaign focused on how
Staples' expanded product assortment helps businesses succeed. The campaign showcases the new
Staples, the world's second largest internet retailer, and one of the largest in
Canada, with more products in more categories with more ways to shop. The brand re-launch includes a twist on
Staples' iconic logo and the first change to its tagline in more than 10 years.
Make More Happen highlights how
Staples is reinventing itself to provide every product businesses need to succeed," said
Shira Goodman, Executive Vice President, Global Growth. "We're adding thousands of new products every day. Our expanded product assortment appeals to businesses across a wide range of industries from medical and restaurants to professional services and retail."
A fully integrated brand advertising campaign, which begins nationally on
Monday, Jan. 6, features the new "Make More Happen" tagline in the first of four new television spots that demonstrate the breadth of
Staples assortment. The television spots will air on YouTube in
Canada the same day.
"We are pleased to launch our new brand in
Craig Taylor, VP, Online and Marketing in
Canada. "Our new brand tag line says it all, we are committed to Make More Happen for Canadian and US customers alike. If you have an idea,
Staples has all the products you need to bring it to life." The lead: 30-second brand spot, titled "Big Idea," is set in an ultra-modern factory where workers are using products purchased through
Staples including the latest technology, safety equipment, factory signs and even coffee. The assembly line is producing the biggest idea ever seen. But ultimately, the assembly line produces nothing, illustrating that
Staples has everything businesses need, except the big idea. Three additional spots will begin to air in February on cable and primetime network programming, including CBS's
Big Bang Theory and ABC's
#WhatTheL? Staples Changes its Logo
To reinforce that
Staples is adding thousands of new products beyond office supplies every day, the company is changing its logo by removing the 'L'- the iconic, bent staple. Initially,
Staples is excluding the bent staple in its logo in a number of places, including Staples.ca, and the company's social channels such as Twitter, Facebook, and the easyBlog. Fans can join the "What the L is going on at
Staples?" conversation by using the hash tag
Staples will swap out the bent staple in the logo with a range of products beyond office supplies, from cleaning products to technology to breakroom snacks.
About Staples: Staples makes 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 has been making it easy for businesses for 27 years with thousands of associates worldwide. Headquartered outside of
Staples operates throughout North and
New Zealand. More information about
Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at
SOURCE Staples Canada Inc.