Staples
MOST ADMIRED
Top 50 rank: N.A.
Rank in Specialty Retailers: Diversified: 3
(Previous rank: 5)
Overall score: 6.50

Should these companies be admired, or what?
Staples stats
Nine key attributes of reputation Industry rank
Innovation 3
People management 1
Use of corporate assets 2
Social responsibility 3
Quality of management 2
Financial soundness 4
Long-term investment 4
Quality of products/services 5
Global competitiveness 1
Most Admired
1 Costco Wholesale 6.68
2 Home Depot 6.56
3 Staples 6.50
4 Lowe's 6.36
5 Best Buy 6.25
Contenders
Rank Company Overall score
6 Toys "R" Us 5.02
6 BJ's Wholesale Club 5.02
8 GameStop 5.00
9 OfficeMax 4.13
10 Office Depot 3.87
From the March 21, 2011 issue
Note: One of two new categories derived from specialty retailers last year.
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Headquarters
500 Staples Dr.
Framingham, MA 1702
www.staples.com
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