Staples Case Study

1757 words 8 pages
Staples – 2011

Forest David

A. Case Abstract

Staples is a comprehensive strategic management case that includes the company’s year-end 2010 financial statements, organizational chart, competitor information and more. The case time setting is the year 2011. Sufficient internal and external data are provided to enable students to evaluate current strategies and recommend a three-year strategic plan for the company. Headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts, Staples’s common stock is publicly traded under the ticker symbol SPLS.

Staples is the #1 office supply superstore operator in the US. selling office products, furniture, computers, and other supplies through its chain of some 2,280 Staples and Staples Express stores
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500 |
|Sales (Qtr vs year ago qtr) |5.20 |7.80 |14.50 |
|Net Income (YTD vs YTD) |NA |NA |NA |
|Net Income (Qtr vs year ago qtr) |36.00 |26.50 |48.60 |
|Sales (5-Year Annual Avg.) |8.83 |8.45 |8.30 |
|Net Income (5-Year Annual Avg.) |2.38 |6.86 |8.72 |
|Dividends (5-Year Annual Avg.) |16.19 |8.80 |5.61 |
| | | | |
|Profit Margin Percent | | | |
|Gross Margin |26.9 |42.9 |39.5 |
|Pre-Tax Margin |5.5 |8.9 |18.2 |
|Net Profit Margin |3.8 |5.9 |13.2 |
|5Yr Gross Margin (5-Year Avg.) |27.5 |41.6 |39.7 |
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