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Staples profit falls on international weakness
August 21, 2013 / 10:27 AM / 4 years ago

Staples profit falls on international weakness

Aug 21 (Reuters) - Staples Inc, the largest U.S. office supply retailer, reported a drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by weak sales in international markets such as Europe and Australia.

Net earnings fell to $102.5 million, or 16 cents a share in the second quarter ended on Aug. 3 from $120.4 million, or 18 cents a share, a year earlier.

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