The Business Depot Ltd. was founded in Canada in 1991. In August 1994, Staples, Inc. increased its original investment in The Business Depot Ltd. by acquiring the remaining 58 per cent, thereby gaining 100 per cent ownership. In 2001, The Business Depot officially became STAPLES Business Depot. Today, the company operates locations in every Canadian province under the banners STAPLES® Business Depot™ and Bureau en Gros, remaining Canada’s largest everyday-low-price supplier of office supplies, business machines, office furniture and business services to small business and home office customers.
The company’s more than 13,500 employees are committed to making it easy to buy office products at more than 300 stores, as well as by catalogue or online. In 2008, Marketing Magazine’s prestigious Marketing/Leger Corporate Reputation Survey ranked STAPLES Business Depot/Bureau en Gros number one among Canada’s top 100 companies surveyed.
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