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Storecasting: Staples Attaches Itself To The Village

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Staples, the office products superstore, is taking over the large vacant space atop the West Fourth subway stop. The new store, situated on Sixth Avenue between 8th Street and Waverly Place, is the chain’s 23rd store in Manhattan. Word from the company is that it will be one of their new COPY AND PRINT concept stores, featuring an expanded selection of printing services. These new stores have full service print shops with higher powered equipment for customized jobs like posters, booklets, etc. (yes we know a lot about Staples—don't ask why). It’s scheduled to open in early 2008, and it looks like it’s going to be a biggie, with multiple floors combining their print station and office supplies. That’s a lot of paper, pens, and easy buttons for the Village.

· Staples [Official Site]