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Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer, has released the top product picks for the 2013 back-to-school shopping season. This year’s collection features an expanded assortment of fun, fashionable and functional must-have supplies, everything from light-up pencil pouches to customized composition books.

Custom Composition Notebook Covers are available to order in-store or on Staples.com and pick-up at  ...

Custom Composition Notebook Covers are available to order in-store or on Staples.com and pick-up at Staples Copy & Print locations. (Photo: Business Wire)

“School supplies need to reflect students’ individual styles, and we are excited by this year’s amazing selection, all at great values,” said Alison Corcoran, senior vice president, stores and online marketing at Staples. “Staples makes it easy to find everything on your list for less this back-to-school season.”

To make it easy for families to save this year, Staples announced the return of the popular Back-to-School Savings Pass, which provides a 15 percent discount on supplies. Available for purchase for $10 through Aug. 31, the savings pass is valid through Sept. 21, to accommodate the multiple trips often required to prepare for the new school year. For all of the latest deals and promotions for back to school, shoppers can follow #StaplesHasIt on Twitter and Facebook.

In addition to great savings, Staples will feature the hottest supplies including:

Back to Neon

From the runway to the classroom, neon is the hottest fashion trend of the season. Both Jansport and Puma offer neon backpacks to carry supplies in style ($45.99-$59.99). Bold pink, orange, blue and lime green hues are featured in the Quilted Collection of zipper binders, pencil pouches, tablet cases and clipboards ($4.99-$14.99). Take notes in style with the vibrant Studio C® Neon Zip-It 1 Subject Notebook ($4.99) and collection of Neon Sharpies ($8.99).

Exclusive Patterns and Designs

Staples offers unique designs on products like the exclusive Staples BETTER® binders, sticky notes and index card holders, making it easy for students to show their style and while keeping up with the latest trends. Themes include Color Splash with an explosion of pastels and bright colors to the open, moving patterns of Geo Graphic, to Urban Spirit, which mixes street art and life, to the whimsical Memory Lane echoing vintage themes.

Twinkle, Twinkle

School supplies are lighting up with cool fiber-optic treatments. The Glo-Lite collection featuring staplers, rulers and dry-erase boards ($6.00-$8.99), lights up when pushed. Exclusive to Staples, Fiber Optic Pencil Pouches twinkle in cool designs including shoe, piano and paisley ($6.99). Bring some shine into the cafeteria with an assortment of light up lunch bags that come in assorted designs ($12.99).

Locker Sweet Locker

A student’s locker is their most personal space aside from their bedroom. Make it feel like home with these innovative accessories. From the Magnetic Motion Sensor Locker Chandelier ($19.99) with seven LED lights, to the exclusive Glo-Lite Magnetic Pencil Bin ($8.99), to unique glitter rugs ($9.99) and magnetic wallpaper ($5.99), students’ private space will stand out in style.

Tech You Can Touch

This year students will be using tech they can touch to do their homework, like the Acer® Aspire Touch Laptop, very portable at only 11.6”, at a very affordable price ($479.99). With new tablets including the HP Slate 7 with Beats ($169.99), Samsung Galaxy II 7" ($195.99) and Samsung Note 8.0 ($399.99), and new, lower prices on the Google Nexus 7 16GB ($199) and Kindle Fire HD 8.9” 16GB ($269), kids can stay connected online in and out of the class-room.

Keep all that touch tech intact and in style with sleek cases for laptops and tablets. Jansport sleeves combine fashion and function with a wide assortment of tablet sleeves from animal prints to plaids to neon accents. The Jansport Superbreak Sleeve is a durable and fashionable way to carry a 15-inch laptop like a backpack ($29.99). Students can show off their inner wild side with the durable Jansport 1.0 Tablet Sleeve and Jansport 1.0 Laptop Sleeve, available in zebra and safari prints ($19.99-$24.99).

Nothing Basic About It

Kids will be running back to the classroom with these cute twists on the basics. Students can “flex” their math muscles – literally – with the new, bendable Staples® Flexible Calculator ($4.00). Also new, from Scotch Magic, the Chameleon tape dispenser ($9.99) actually changes color when touched! Students can earn a black belt in organization with the Post-It Pop-up Note Karate Dispenser ($9.99) that puts post-it notes at your fingertips. And kids can carry their favorite furry friend – and supplies – in a Woodland Animal Pencil Pouch ($5.99) available in a variety of fuzzy critters.

Let’s Do Lunch

These cool, new lunch accessories allow parents and students to plan for organized meals all year. The Fit & Fresh 14 Piece Healthy Lunch Set features perfectly proportioned containers with ice packs that snap into the lids ($14.99). Or get Cool It! Ice packs ($10.99) to keep the chill in any lunch bag or box. And the LEGO Lunch box ($14.99) is the ultimate in an updated classic – providing a sturdy iconic lunch container.

Customize with Copy & Print and Arc

Add flair to traditional black and white composition notebooks with Custom Composition Notebook Covers, available to order in-store or on Staples.com and pick-up at Staples Copy & Print locations. Students can choose from six unique patterns, and add their name and favorite photo. The fashionable Arc Customizable Cover Notebook from M by Staples™ offers eight stylish covers on four reversible inserts protected by a clear poly cover. Each insert can be easily swapped or removed so that a picture, schedule or other notes can be displayed for easy customization ($8.99-$10.99).

Visit http://www.staples.com/backtoschool for more information. Media can visit http://www.staples.com/btspr for more news and photos throughout the season.

About Staples, Inc.

Staples is the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. For 27 years, Staples has served the needs of business customers and its vision is to provide every product businesses need to succeed. Through its world-class retail, online and delivery capabilities, Staples offers office supplies, technology products and services, facilities and breakroom supplies, furniture, copy and print services and a wide range of other product categories. With thousands of associates worldwide dedicated to making it easy for businesses of all sizes, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The company is headquartered outside Boston. More information about Staples (Nasdaq: SPLS) is available at www.staples.com/media.

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