What has everyone heard from the mountain west project? What’s happening to SALs, BDEs and B2Bs. Seems like inside sales is going to be the future for staples. Anyone have news on how much they’re looking to cut? Which positions will be gone?
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He is an incredible leader. Please give him chance. Most importantly, he is a man of integrity. I beleive in him. Work with him, and support his mission. Let's be optimistic for a change, let's think positive. I'm not a leader, I'm your fellow... read more
We all can see that Staples is changing as a company, with a new vision and direction that is used to have. Found the article in the link to be an interesting description of everything that has been done since the new CEO took the wheel. Got me... read more
Furniture Operations and Quill/Facilities should watch their backs before fiscal year end is up... huge change coming....
Too many rumors, we know something is happening, but we don’t know to what extent. Any insight?
I left Staples engineering and am so much happier. I feel bad for my friends who are still there and are miserable . Engineering is run by a bunch of mo--ns, people who were hired only because they were FoFS or FoW. The morale is at an all time low... read more
Staples will continue to pressure the worker - that's my prediction
Thoughts? Any Staples Layoffs in 2019?
I heard Staples is going to close two stores in the Bay Area in California. Does anyone know what stores they are??? I’m hoping it’s not my store, I need my job. I’ve applied at a few locations outside of retail but I’ve had no luck. Please keep my... read more
Sycamore wants to quickly make some return on their investment so would it not shock anyone to see where they will likely make changes? Furniture and Tech riding high for years. You see positioning already in both businesses working off their... read more
Staples announced, in a written statement, that the store in Eugene (Ore.) is set to close by November 9th. Another sad example that online sales are the nail in the coffin of brick and mortar stores. Feel for the workers that lost their jobs and... read more
A buyout firm got itself a sweet discount on Stuart Weitzman before flipping it at a fat profit — by lying to investors about the shoe brand’s financial outlook, according to an explosive lawsuit. New York-based Sycamore Partners handed creditors a... read more
Please don't delete my post. Is it true? Talk people.
Essendant doesn't need as many sales reps based on their model. If they are a wholesaler, then they would just be calling on smaller distributors. Do they do a lot of direct sales to end users? I looked at LinkedIn like you suggested and 8% of the... read more
Great news today about the dead weight upper management getting the axe. NRingo and company you had it coming. Adios a$$holes.
Staples confirmed the shutting down of it's store in Janesville, WI. The Janesville store is set to close as early as November 2. Everything else is still unclear... read more
I used to work in the cesspool that is Framingham (IT). I got laid off, and then subsequently found a much better job. Life is good again. I feel for former colleagues still there. Your management team truly has no idea what it is doing, esp. in the... read more
Guys, if you can’t see the writing on the wall now, let me be a little more direct...GTFO now..on your own terms and with your head held high. I understand if you love your job or your manager or the other leaders in your division, but the party is... read more
Typically at the corporate office there are promotions given out at the beginning of October and has been the case for all the years I've been here. Does anyone know if this will be happening this year? I find it interesting that the survey is being... read more
How many of you over the age of 45 have had your commission or pay reduced in order to force you out and replace you with a younger cheaper employee. Also, how many of you have been passed over for a promotion for a younger person who has very little... read more
This isn't going to play out for the workers at all. First of all, when this sort of acquisitions happen some reorganization of WF is bound to happen on both ends. Staples has already revealed its plans to cut store sales by half (from 40% to 20%)... read more
September 11, 2018 Schools, hospitals and governments have quickly embraced Amazon.com Inc. as a go-to source for supplies, propelling the company’s three-year-old business platform into a $10 billion annual enterprise. Its success may soon provide... read more
SBA get ready for more commission cuts. Take the customers you have built and say goodbye. Train wreck 3 point Zero.
Meeting with the local union Saturday. Hoping we have enough votes to make Florida a union shop.
What do you make of the deal?
Any store closings on the horizon?
How bad has things gotten that stpaples is offering a thousand dollar bonus to full time employees to gowork at the lithia springs fc. Just shut the place down. It has been one of the worst building in the network for years.
Push employees to the brink and then not pay them? On what planet is this acceptable? Sandy, when will you step in? Good people, hard workers not being able to support their families. Shame on you Staples.
Something is about to happen. These folks are coming apart at the seams. I have seen the effects of pressure in the past but nothing to this extent. No more exiting early on fridays!
These reports have many more eyes on them. Guess I need to be more careful of what goes on them. No more bar tabs! Damn it!
Anybody have some good information for the future of SBA mid market, especially in regards to the outside sales force? My opinion is that by 2019, they are going to drastically cut the dead weight, and only keep a small amount of us to work with... read more
Since there hasn't been any real layoff news on here in ages, I want to hear about the sh---shows you had the misfortune of living through...I'm thinking of things like: Coupa Odoo PNI acquisition Anything else you got
Aug. 28, 2018 When Barnes & Noble fired its chief executive, Demos Parneros last month, the bookseller was mysteriously quiet about why. On Tuesday, the explanation came spilling out in a public exchange of accusations between Mr. Parneros and the... read more
Rumors swirling of a major and possible multifaceted leadership shakeup in many business categories over the next 30-60 days.
Corporate Close Up: Maryland Nexus Determination Results in a Whopping $14M Tax Bill for Staples Aug 20, 2018 The Maryland Court of Appeals recently affirmed the state’s multimillion dollar assessment against Staples—the office supply giant—based on... read more
Let’s call it “the big kill” month.