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October 03, 2011 16:35 ET

Staples Canada Partners With Buytopia.ca to Offer Group-Buying Promotion on All In-Store Merchandise

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2011) - Staples Canada has partnered with Buytopia.ca to launch a group-buying promotion. Staples and Buytopia will offer three different 50% off voucher promotions. In Edmonton for $25, buyers will receive a $50 credit, in Calgary, for $10, buyers will receive a $20 credit and in Vancouver, for $20, buyers will receive a $40 credit. The credit can be applied to all in-store merchandise and the promotion will run from Tuesday October 4th until Monday October 10th. A limited number of offers are available in each city.

"We are so excited to partner with Staples—they are Canada's one-stop shop for office supplies, electronics and furniture. Everyone needs something from Staples" said Michele Romanow, co-founder of Buytopia.ca.

The group-buying trend has become popular with local businesses and restaurateurs, and is beginning to appeal to major retailers.

"We are thrilled to join forces with Buytopia.ca," said Rick Atkinson, vice-president of marketing and advertising for Staples Canada. "The group-buying movement is exciting and we are eager to test the model with a store-wide promotion."

To encourage friends to share the offer, Buytopia gives away referral dollars through their "My Deal Bucks" program, to any friend that shares the deal.

The Staples vouchers can be redeemed at all Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton locations. Vouchers are redeemable on a wide range of merchandise, from office supplies and furniture to electronics and ink, as well as on sale items.

Staples is the second major Canadian retailer to partner with Buytopia.ca.

To purchase the Staples/Buytopia promotional offer, please visit www.Buytopia.ca or call 1.855.442.2220.

About Staples Canada

Staples, Canada's largest office products company, is committed to providing Canadians with a wide choice of office services and products. Serving all types of business—from the small home office to large enterprise—Staples makes it easy for customers to operate their offices efficiently and affordably by offering an extensive selection of office supplies, technology, electronics and office furniture as well as business services, including computer repair and maintenance, and copy and print services. Operating as Bureau en GrosMC in the province of Quebec and Staples® Canada in all other provinces, the company employs over 15,000 associates at 320+ stores and at their head office in Richmond Hill, Ontario. Ranked as one of Canada's top five Canadian companies in Marketing Magazine's Marketing/Leger 2010 Corporate Reputation Survey, Staples/Bureau en Gros is dedicated to offering customers the highest level of service, whether they choose to shop in-store, by catalogue or online. Staples Canada/Bureau en Gros is also invested in a number of corporate giving programs that actively support environmental, educational and entrepreneurial initiatives in Canadian communities from coast to coast. Visit www.staples.ca for more information, and follow us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/StaplesCanada and on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/StaplesCanada.

About Buytopia

Since 2010, Buytopia has been offering the ultimate buying experience, giving consumers the opportunity to experience the best places to visit, dine and shop from 50% to 90% off. In addition to these amazing deals, Buytopia translates consumers' savings into donations to support charities and organizations that matter most to their users.

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