Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter 2012 results on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (7:00 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed at Staples’ Web site at http://investor.staples.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson Reuters’ individual investor portal. Institutional investors can access the call via StreetEvents, Thomson Reuters’ password-protected event management site, at www.streetevents.com. About Staples Staples is the world’s largest office products company and a trusted source for office solutions. The company provides products, services and expertise in office supplies, copy & print, technology, facilities and breakroom, and furniture. Staples invented the office superstore concept in 1986 and now has annual sales of $25 billion, ranking second in the world in eCommerce sales. With 88,000 associates worldwide, Staples operates in 26 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, making it easy for businesses of all sizes, and consumers. The company is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (SPLS - News) is available at www.staples.com/media.