June 9, 2022
Staples Canada ULC, The Working and Learning Company, through its business-to-business division Staples Professional Inc. announced the acquisition of two Canadian office supplies dealers, Denis Office Supplies and Furniture and Supreme Basics.
Founded in 1972, Denis Office Supplies and Furniture services business customers throughout Quebec, Ontario, and Atlantic Canada through its network of stores/showrooms and Fulfilment Centres.
Supreme Basics services business customers in the Prairies and Ontario with specialty office supplies and educational products.
“We are pleased to partner with Denis and Supreme to bring together three exceptional Canadian brands to amplify the way we support businesses across the country,” said David Boone, CEO, Staples Canada. “In working together, we will strengthen and grow our product and services offering, while continuing to provide the exceptional customer service that our brands are known for.”
Staples Canada said that the acquisitions are part of an ongoing strategy to continually improve support for businesses across Canada. This acquisition will allow Staples to expand its product and service offering in print and marketing, technology, facilities and commercial furniture to Denis Office Supplies and Furniture and Supreme Basics customers. Staples Professional customers will benefit from an expanded assortment of Education and Legal products from Denis and Supreme.
“We are excited to provide customers with an unparalleled product and services assortment to support them when, how and where they want to meet us,” said Michelle Micuda, President, Staples Professional. “This partnership reaffirms our commitment to our customers to provide the deep expertise and exceptional customer service that they have come to expect.”
The acquisition will also expand the supply chain for the three brands with an expanded delivery and furniture installation network, broadening the ability to reach more customers effectively and efficiently.
“This is a great opportunity for our teams to offer more products and services to our valued customers, while creating winning conditions for our employees that will continue to ensure their success,” said Jean-Guy Robillard, Vice President of Operations, Denis Office Supplies and Furniture. “Our customers will benefit from the additional support and resources that our combined resources will provide.”
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