Staples Lands Deal to Carry Apple (AAPL) Products in the U.S.

By Feb 15, 2013, 7:08 AM Author's Blog  

Office products retailer Staples Inc (SPLS) will begin carrying Apple (AAPL) products in the United States, according to tweets from several employees.

As noted by 9to5mac, Apple Insider and others, the VP of international human resources at Staples, Regis Mulot, broke the news by tweeting (Tweet now deleted):

After Canada, #Apple products are coming to #Staples in US. Great news!

— Regis Mulot (@FrenchHR) February 15, 2013

Other Staples executives, including Staples Strategic Accounts Coordinator Erin LaFlamme and Field Services Manager Mike Goggin, also tweeted the news:

Thanks #Apple for letting #Staples sell you…oh, and for the delicious apple products to celebrate at…

-Erin LaFlamme (@ErinLaFlamme) 9:22 PM – 14 Feb 13

Staples just finalized a deal to begin selling Apple products #finally

– Mike Goggin (@Goggin88) 10: 22 PM – 14 Feb 13

While it is unclear which Apple products will be sold by Staples’ 1,575 U.S. stores, a previous report from MacRumors detailed the possibility of the office supply chain carrying Apple’s full lineup of Macs, iPads as well as the iPhone 5 in their stores.

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