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Staples Makes Buying Graduation Gifts Happen for Less

This graduation season, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), makes finding the perfect gift for graduates easy with a wide variety of technology products and more. From laptops and tablets to mobile phones and accessories to gift cards and online shopping, Staples and its new Staples® College Center online offer all of the latest must-have tech items to keep graduates wired and connected.

“From the classroom to the dorm room, Staples has great gifts to get soon-to-be grads ready for college,” said Alison Corcoran, senior vice president, stores and online marketing at Staples. “Whether shopping in store, online, on mobile devices or on our in-store kiosks, customers will find gadgets and gear to get graduates fully prepared for their next journey in life.”

On Staples.com the all-new College Center online features gift giving suggestions that range from a huge selection of the latest in technology to dorm room décor, small appliances as well as snacks and cleaning products.

Graduating Wired and Connected

According to Student Monitor, 63 percent of student-owned computers are received as a gift or purchased by parents. Laptops from leading brands such as Toshiba®, HP®, Asus® and Lenovo® are perfect for reading online textbooks, getting school work done, playing a game or video chatting with friends and family in a dorm, around campus or in the classroom.

Tablets are becoming must-have accessories for today’s tech-savvy grads. Whether used for taking notes in lecture halls, keeping up with student life via social media or reading classroom assignments, tablets such as the Microsoft Surface Pro 2, Google™ Nexus 7, Samsung Galaxy Tab4 7” and 10.1”and Kindle Fire HD serve as great computing companions.

Celebrate graduates accomplishments – and help them stay close with family and friends – with the new Samsung Galaxy S5, now available at select Staples stores nationwide and Staples.com. Designed to be dustproof and water-resistant, the Galaxy S5 is perfect for students’ everyday needs and more. Its camera includes the selective focus feature allows users to easily select elements to focus on and the things to blur out. Samsung’s new phone also packs a fingerprint scanner and a built-in heart rate monitor. Other great gift ideas include portable phone chargers and technology accessories.

Keep it Protected

Staples EasyTech Total Support plans are a great way for students away from home to keep their tech items for both their new and old PCs protected. The service ensures critical maintenance for PCs with one- and two- year plans that include virus removal, in-store diagnostics, in-store software installation, internet security and #1-rated SquareTrade Accident Protection Plans. Additional services include Data Transfer, Microsoft Office and Premier PC Setup.

To see the latest technology essentials from all the best brands for college, visit The Staples College Center. For additional information on Staples EasyTech Total Support plans, visit www.staples.com/techservices.

If you’re unsure about what to get someone, a gift card never expires and they can shop for all of their college essentials even when classes start. Additionally, graduation gift buyers can save with Staples Rewards and earn five percent back on everything including technology, plus free shipping on Staples.com.

Know you’re getting the best price with the Staples Price Match Guarantee. Staples customers are guaranteed to pay the lowest price every time they shop, whether it’s in stores or online. Staples will price match items sold and shipped by Amazon.com or any retailer who sells products in both retail stores and online under the same brand.

About Staples

Staples makes it easy to make 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 also offers free shipping for Staples Rewards Members, in most cases overnight. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (SPLS) is available at www.staples.com.

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