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Staples' earnings up 27%

Record profit amid founder's loss Office supply giant adds business clients, builds market share

By Jenn Abelson
Globe Staff / May 18, 2005

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Staples Inc. reported record first-quarter profits yesterday by adding thousands of new business customers, revamping copy centers, and building demand for Staples -branded products, like the desk caddy featured on an episode of Donald Trump's ''The Apprentice" last month. (Full article: 472 words)

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