SOURCE: Staples Business Advantage Canada

Staples Business Advantage Canada

February 01, 2017 07:00 ET

Staples Business Advantage Launches Classroom Makeover Contest

Call for Entries: Winning Classroom Will Receive $20,000 Transformation

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 01, 2017) - Staples Business Advantage (NASDAQ: SPLS), the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., is giving one deserving classroom an extreme makeover valued at $20,000. Together with vendor partners, Staples Business Advantage will make over a school classroom comprising of new classroom furniture, school supplies and learning accessories from brands including Ergotron, 3M, Newell Office Products and Safco.

Starting today, the contest is open to all publicly-funded elementary or secondary schools and independent elementary or secondary schools across the country (excluding Quebec). To be eligible, an employee of the school (teacher or principal) must submit a photo along with a brief description of the classroom in need of a makeover online at The contest runs from February 1 - March 10, 2017.

"Everything inside a classroom can impact the way kids learn, and we would love to help a deserving classroom improve its space," said Scott D'Cunha, vice president of marketing, eCommerce & communications at Staples Business Advantage. "We know that design has an impact on productivity and engagement in the workplace and believe that this translates into the classroom. Our hope is to contribute to a positive learning experience by creating an inspirational environment equipped with the latest products and technology.

Deadline for entries is 11:59 (EST) on March 10th. For official contest rules and to learn more, visit

About Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc., helps mid-market, commercial and enterprise-sized customers make more happen by offering a curated assortment of products and services combined with deep expertise, best-in-class customer service, competitive pricing and state-of-the-art ecommerce site. Staples Business Advantage is the one-source solution for all things businesses need to succeed, including office supplies, facilities cleaning and maintenance, breakroom snacks and beverages, technology, furniture, interior design and Print & Marketing Services. Headquartered outside of Boston, Staples, Inc. operates throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. More information about Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) is available at

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  • Media Contact:
    Susan Bernardo
    Sr. Manager, Communications
    Staples Business Advantage Canada
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