2011 Globe 100
38 Staples
Headquarters: Framingham
Sector: Consumer
Symbol / Exchange: SPLS / NASDAQ
Employees: 89,019 RANK 2/90
Chief executive: Ronald L. Sargent
Market value: $13.97 billion RANK 9/90
1-year change in market value: - 18.1% RANK 89/90
2010 revenue: $24.55 billion RANK 2/90
1-year change in revenue: 1.1% RANK 82/90
2010 net income: $881.9 million RANK 7/90
1-year change in profit margin: 18.1% RANK 45/90
2010 return on average equity: 12.9% RANK 34/90
On the net: www.staples.com