Staples developing commercial drone delivery service with Vaughan-based firm

Commercial drone delivery could arrive sooner than you think, if the Canadian arm of Staples Inc. has its way. On Tuesday, the office supply giant announced that it was collaborating with Vaughan, Ont.-based

Published on: November 30th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Staples Canada and Thinking Capital launch online small business loan service

Staples Canada has teamed up with Montreal-based small- and medium-sized business (SMB) financing firm Thinking Capital to launch "Staples Business Loans powered by Thinking Capital," an online small business loan service. Business owners

Published on: March 9th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

AppDirect extends cloud marketplace to ISVs

The app store that powers the app stores of some of the largest business-to-business cloud software portals in the world is opening up its product to give other vendors the ability to sell

Published on: August 18th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Why you’re feeling burnt out at work and are secretly okay with it

Outdated and inadequate technology is causing widespread job dissatisfaction, and might explain why you're feeling so burnt out and unproductive these days, according to Staples’ Advantage Workplace Index. Up-to-date technology is a major

Published on: June 30th, 2015 Jackie Atkins

Staples ‘back to school’ survey touches on tech trends

It's that time of the year when students begin their academic activities. When we talk about school, we cannot ignore school supplies and technology. Staples conducted a detailed survey on back to school

Published on: September 3rd, 2013 Wolston Lobo

Update on Google Nexus 7 shipments to Canada

Canadians who pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Google Play store are wondering why third-party retailers are receiving stock while they wait to hear about their own shipping status. Google has branded

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians await Google Nexus 7 shipments

Even though its official launch date is July 19, some Americans that pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet are already seeing tracking activity notices of their shipments. But Canadians waiting for the new

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

HP TouchPad sells out on steep discounts

Some retailers sold out remaining Hewlett-Packard TouchPad tablets in just a few hours on Saturday after heavily discounted prices attracted buyers to the last remaining units of the soon-to-be defunct tablet. The TouchPad

Published on: August 22nd, 2011 Agam Shah

Staples should pay customers to wipe data

When you want people to do something for you that is tedious and just altogether easier to skip, nothing works better than cold, hard cash. Staples Inc. should consider paying its customers to

Published on: June 24th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Video Rewind: Data security a must for small merchants

With the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revealing it had conducted an audit into Richmond Hill, Ont.-based Staples Inc.'s inability to effectively wipe out hard drives, many small businesses might have data security on

Published on: June 23rd, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Staples fails to wipe returned hard drives, Privacy Commissioner finds

The continued failure of retail giant Staples Canada Inc. to wipe personal information from all data storage devices resold in its stores after various consumer complaints is “very surprising and hugely concerning,” says

Published on: June 21st, 2011 Christine Wong

Consumer or Business PC: How to choose what’s right for you

Between a quarter and a third of small and medium businesses buy their PCs from retail stores – often big-box retailers like Future Shop, Staples or Best Buy. Should they? The answer according

Published on: May 17th, 2011 Grant Buckler

Toronto firm gets small businesses focused with a SLAP

Jennifer Ettinger just asks one question when she's trying to hone her business strategy – What Would Gaye Do?The founder of FitYourStyle.com, a lifestyle Web site for women, does have more than one

Published on: June 5th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Staples Business Depot’s new RFID system hasn’t made a single mistake…so far

Whenever organizations test out a new technology there is inevitably a lot of trial and error involved. But an ongoing project at Staples Business Depot is proving to be that rarest of technology

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 David Carey