Staples to Add Medical Scrubs, Melissa & Doug Toys & Other Products

New products will be available nationwide next month

   

Staples to Add Medical Scrubs, Melissa & Doug Toys & Other Products

Staples (SPLS) is adding several new products to its store shelves.

Staples 3 Staples to Add Medical Scrubs, Melissa & Doug Toys & Other ProductsStaples located in the Dallas, Texas area will be the first to start receiving new products. The new products are expected to make it to store shelves in other areas next month.These products will include medical scrubs, Melissa and Doug toys, Keurig Green Mountain (GMCR) coffeemakers and cups, fire extinguishers, deodorant, shaving cream shampoo and cleaning supplies, reports The Dallas Morning News.

Staples will include these new products in eight new categories that are being added to its stores. These categories will include facilities and breakroom supplies, maintenance repair and operations items, mail and ship expanded assortment, medical supplies, retail supplies for small businesses, storage solutions, gifts and cards for office parties and early education toys and learning aids.

To make room for the new products, Staples will be moving around 1,000 items to its online store. This will allow the retailer enough room to add 1,600 new products. Staples plans to include online items and the new products in its price-match guarantee, The Dallas Morning News notes.

SPLS shares were up 1% as of Tuesday afternoon.

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