Staples, Inc. Signs Agreement to Acquire Leading Document Imaging Technology Dealer DEX Imaging

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Grow Nation’s Premier Print
Management Provider for Businesses

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Staples,
Inc.
the world’s largest office solutions provider, announced that
it has signed an agreement to acquire DEX Imaging, a leading independent
document imaging technology dealer in the United States. Dan Doyle, Jr.,
President and Chief Executive Officer of DEX Imaging, Dan Doyle, Sr.,
Chairman of DEX Imaging, and their existing executive team will continue
to lead the business going forward. Customers will continue to receive
the same industry leading service they’ve come to expect from DEX
Imaging while gaining access to the many benefits that come from joining
forces with Staples.

“Staples will continue to strategically invest in companies that can
bring added value to our customers in the form of enhanced products and
services,” said Sandy Douglas, Chief Executive Officer, Staples, Inc.
“DEX Imaging has created strong relationships with their customers
through exemplary service and tremendous industry knowledge in office
technology.”

“Over the past 16 years, DEX Imaging has taken great pride in our
ability to continually offer quality products and services, and most of
all, provide a superior customer experience,” said Doyle, Jr. “Being a
part of Staples will allow us greater access to industry leading
technology, and a world class supply chain to accelerate our position as
the premier North American print management provider.”

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

About Staples, Inc.

Staples helps the world work better with work solutions that deliver
industry-leading products, services and expertise across office
supplies, facilities, breakroom, furniture, technology, promotional
products, and print and marketing services. The company supports
businesses of all sizes, with fast delivery capabilities, across
multiple channels, including direct sales, e-commerce and mobile.
Headquartered near Boston, Mass., Staples operates in North America.
More information about Staples is available at www.staples.com.

About DEX Imaging

DEX is a leading independent provider of office technology in the U.S.
Their full-spectrum solutions are operational in thousands of small
businesses as well as enterprise, Fortune 1,000 companies. With a
nationwide network of support specialists, DEX chooses the best, most
reliable models from the nation’s top imaging equipment manufacturers,
tested in-house for reliability, and pairs them with the unique business
requirements. Digital intelligence, in house R&D, environmental
consciousness and local stewardship are the hallmarks of DEX.

Contacts

Mark Cautela
508-253-3832
mark.cautela@staples.com