STAPLES Canada salutes teachers in 2010

Teachers will have three opportunities in August to save for September

RICHMOND HILL, ON, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - STAPLES Canada is thrilled to help teachers save on supplies for the upcoming school year by offering a 10% discount on any one of three Thursdays in August.

STAPLES Canada will host their annual Teacher Appreciation event on August 12, 19 and 26, offering discounts to teachers who are members of their easyRewards Savings for Education program. Members will enjoy saving 10% on total in-store purchases (some restrictions apply), 10% back in rewards, plus a free gift.

Teachers can join the easyRewards Savings for Education program in-store or online at href="www.staples.ca/ersavings">www.staples.ca/ersavings. This FREE program offers the following benefits:

  • 5% back on all your purchases (rewarded quarterly. Some restrictions apply)
  • Bonus rewards on selected products
  • Convenient, quarterly statements with money-saving offers on the products YOU use most
  • Advance notice of special events, contests and promotions exclusive to teachers

"Supporting education is a long-standing priority for STAPLES; we are grateful for all the work that Canada's teachers do to inspire our children," says Direct Marketing Director, Dave Mukherjee. "Our Teacher Appreciation event is one way that we can show our thanks to educators by giving them a chance to shop and save prior to the start of the school season."

A recent survey found that teachers spend an average of $280 of their own money on school supplies for the classroom. As the demand for classroom supplies grows, STAPLES Canada continues to advance in ways that will accommodate the needs of all their customers.

About STAPLES Canada
Founded in Toronto in 1991, STAPLES Canada Inc. is Canada's largest supplier of office supplies, business machines, office furniture and business services for the small business and home office customer. The company is an everyday low price retailer. The chain operates stores in all provinces across Canada under the banners STAPLES Canada and Bureau en GrosMC. Marketing Magazine's Marketing/Leger 2009 Corporate Reputation Survey ranked STAPLES Canada/Bureau en Gros in the top five. The company has over 13,500 employees serving customers through more than 320 office superstores, catalogue, and e-commerce. STAPLES, STAPLES®/ Bureau en GrosMCis committed to making shopping easy by offering customers three ways to shop: online, by catalogue and in-store. More information is available at href="www.staples.ca">www.staples.ca.


SOURCE Staples Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information:

Rachel Swiednicki
Public Relations Specialist
STAPLES Canada
(905) 737-1147 ext. 2714
rachel.swiednicki@staples.ca
Randy Cooray
Marketing & Communications Assistant
STAPLES Canada
(905) 737-1147 ext. 2363
randy.cooray@staples.ca


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