Staples Inc’s quarterly profit fell 20 per cent as it sold fewer computers and core office supplies in North America.
The largest U.S. office supply retailer said net income fell to $81.9-million, or 13 cents per share, in the second quarter ended Aug. 2 from $102.5-million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier.
Total sales fell 1.8 per cent to $5.2-billion.
North America and online sales fell 6 per cent to $2.3-billion.
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