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 Cyber Monday is winding down but Staples still has some great deals. The nationwide chain sells more than just office supplies. Are you a gamer? Check out its gaming chair discounts and more great items. So far this year Staples has offered deals as good as or better than other retailers on products especially for gamers, like a new desktop monitor or a laptop. But hurry because these deals could disappear fast.

We’ve made a list of our top choices from the store’s advertised discounts, but we update this list as new deals are added or old ones expire. Note that some items will drift in and out of stock throughout the shopping period. So while an item may not be available right now, it could be in even just a few hours. It’s worth checking back if you’ve got your eye on something. 


Expand your desktop workspace with this slim 1080p monitor, which features VGA and HDMI inputs and comes with a three-year warranty. If that model sells out, there’s also an HP V24i for $90, though it has only a one-year warranty.


A good gaming chair is essential gear these days. (It’s OK if you use it for actual work, too — secret’s safe.) This high-back seat looks pretty sweet, with contrasting black and red leather. There are blue, green and gray versions available as well. It has adjustable everything and a seven-year warranty.

I haven’t put my tush on one of these, but the chair scored a 4.5-star average rating from over 3,900 buyers. 

A note: This item is only available for pickup, so you can’t have it shipped to your house. It’s a great price, though, if you have a Staples nearby.


Looks like some of the great laptop deals are starting to get snapped up (see the HP 17-inch Core i5 laptop at the bottom of this list), but there are still some pretty solid deals to be had. This Lenovo isn’t quite as big as the HP, and its processor is a bit slower, but it comes in $30 cheaper than the HP after discount, so we still think it’s a pretty good deal.

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Yep, it’s the same AirPods deal you can currently find at Amazon and elsewhere. But maybe you have some Staples store credit to use up? Or you don’t want to buy everything from Amazon? Whatever the case, here’s another chance to get one of the bigger AirPods discounts of the season.


Portability isn’t really a necessity these days, so why not choose a new PC with a big screen and spacious hard drive? This 17-inch HP model offers some solid specs, including a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB solid-state drive and a 1TB hard drive. It’s not clear whether the RAM is expandable, though, which is the only thing that gives me pause.

Still, for everyday WFH activities, this should provide sufficient horsepower — on a much larger screen than you get on most laptops.

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