This website provides easy-to-access information about our 2017 Annual Meeting, including how you can vote. We encourage you to review this website, but we urge you also to read the Proxy Statement for the Annual Meeting before you vote. The Proxy Statement contains important information, including information required by the Securities and Exchange Commission, that does not appear on this website and could influence how you vote.
|(1)||To elect ten members of the Board of Directors to hold office until the 2018 Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their respective successors have been elected or appointed.||FOR each
|(2)||To approve, on an advisory basis, named executive officer compensation.||FOR||56|
|(3)||To hold an advisory vote on the frequency of future executive compensation advisory votes.||Frequency of
|(4)||To approve the Company’s Amended and Restated Executive Officer Incentive Plan.||FOR||57|
|(5)||To ratify the selection by the Audit and Finance Committee of Ernst & Young LLP as Staples’ independent registered public accounting firm for the current fiscal year.||FOR||60|