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Independent Stationers Reports Positive Q1 2015 Sales Growth
Monday April 27, 2015 
Independent Stationers' membership grew in the first quarter with the addition of 8 new shareholders and affiliates.

Staples Re-brands Corporate Express Canada to Staples Advantage Canada
Monday March 16, 2009 
Re-branding process follows the acquisition of Corporate Express by Staples last year.

Staples gets European Okay to buy Corporate Express
Wednesday June 18, 2008 
The approval constitutes the final regulatory requirement to seal the deal.

Staples to buy Corporate Express
Wednesday June 11, 2008 
Staples said the deal will establish a contract-delivery business for Staples in Europe and Canada and help its North American delivery business, which is currently its fastest-growing and most profitable business unit.

Staples Expects Express Purchase Success
Thursday June 5, 2008 
The CEO of Staples is confident the company's sweetened tender offer for Corporate Express NV will succeed.

Staples Increases Corporate Express bid to $2.6 billion
Tuesday June 3, 2008 
Corporate Express said it would carefully review the new offer and make a further announcement in due course, in contrast to its outright rejection of Staples' previous bids.

Corporate Express in Surprise deal to buy French rival
Wednesday May 21, 2008 
Deal could kill Staples plan to buy the company.

Staples Launches Public offer for Corporate Express
Tuesday May 20, 2008 
Corporate Express responded with a statement saying that Staples' offer price "still significantly undervalues the company and fails to reflect the company's prospects.

Staples sweetens offer for Corporate Express
Tuesday May 13, 2008 
Staples Inc. has increased its offer for Corporate Express NV to $12.44 a share.

Deadline Nears for Bid by Staples for Corporate Express
Friday May 9, 2008 
A lengthy battle could ensue if Staples formalizes its hostile bid for Corporate Express as expected next week.

Economic Downturn to Blame in Corporate Express Results
Wednesday May 7, 2008 
The company said first-quarter sales fell to $2.1 billion from $2.22 billion in the same quarter the previous year.

Corporate Express Growth Slows
Monday April 14, 2008 
Organic sales growth in North America, which accounts for half its revenue, rose 2 percent after a 1 percent decline a year earlier and a 3 percent increase in the fourth quarter.

Corporate Express Facility in Portland, Oregon Is LEED Gold Certified
Monday April 7, 2008 
Corporate Express' LEED building strategy is a part of the company's comprehensive sustainability efforts.

Unstapled: Corporate Express Rejects Takeover Bid
Tuesday February 19, 2008 
Corporate Express NV on Tuesday immediately rejected an unsolicited $3.67 billion buyout offer from Staples Inc. as too low.

Staples looks to Acquire Corporate Express
Tuesday February 19, 2008 
Holland's Corporate Express is target of hostile $3.7 billion offer.

Corporate Express Canada Named One of the 50 Best Employers in Canada
Sunday February 3, 2008 
This tremendous achievement is an acknowledgement of the efforts, commitment and hard work of all our employees - said the company.

Corporate Express to use 100% Renewable Energy at Colorado Facility
Thursday November 15, 2007 
Corporate Express has purchased renewable energy credits (RECs) from 3Degrees, a climate solutions company that enables businesses and consumers to participate in the market for clean, renewable energy from sources including wind, biomass, geothermal, low-impact hydro and solar energy.

Corporate Express U.S. Sales Fall
Tuesday November 6, 2007 
Lingering takeover speculation has been a key driver of share performance in recent weeks rather than performance, with U.S. competitor Staples most often cited as a potential buyer.

Head of Corporate Express Resigns
Friday March 30, 2007 
Buhrmann's U.S. executive in charge of Corporate Express resigned on Friday by "mutual agreement", the company said.

Buhrmann Sales Disappoint in the U.S.
Thursday February 8, 2007 
Sales fell by 1 percent in the U.S.

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