Staples, Inc. engages in the provision of office supplies retail. It offers a range of products of copy and print and technologies through an integrated retail and online shopping. It operates through the following segments: North American Delivery, North American Retail and Other. The North American Delivery segment consists of the U.S. and Canadian businesses that sell and deliver products and services directly to businesses, including staples business advantage, staples.com, staples.ca and quill.com. The North American Retail segment includes retail stores in the U.S. and Canada, which offers easy-to-shop stores with products that are readily available and easy to find. The Other segment contains businesses in Australia, South America and Asia. The company was founded by Thomas G. Stemberg in 1985 and is headquartered in Framingham, MA.