Staples Canada was founded in Canada in 1991 as The Business Depot Ltd. In August 1994, Staples, Inc. increased its original investment in The Business Depot Ltd. by acquiring the remaining 58 per cent, thereby gaining 100 per cent ownership. Today, the company operates locations in every Canadian province under the banners Staples® and Bureau en GrosMC, remaining Canada’s largest everyday-low-price supplier of office supplies, business machines, office furniture and business services to small business and home office customers. The company’s more than 14,000 employees are committed to making it easy to buy office products at more than 330+ stores, as well as by catalogue or online. Ranked as one of Canada’s top ten Canadian companies in Marketing Magazine’s Marketing/Leger 2013 Corporate Reputation Survey, Staples/Bureau en Gros is dedicated to offering customers the highest level of service, whether they choose to shop in-store, by catalogue or online.