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11/30/16Office Depot Foundation Hosts Third Annual Women’s Symposium
America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot Highlights Dynamic Speakers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Headlined by Vernice “FlyGirl” Armour – America’s First African American Female Combat Pilot – the roster of speakers for the Third Annual Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium promises to bring women to their feet repeatedly on February 17 and 18, 2017. Presented by the independent, nonprofit Office D... 
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11/30/16Office Depot, Inc. Helps Small Businesses Celebrate the Holidays
Thanking Business Partners and Upholding Holiday Traditions are Key Factors for SMB Business Celebrations BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, found that 61 percent of small and medium-sized business owners (SMBs) are celebrating the holiday season as a way to thank employees, acc... 
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11/21/16Office Depot Recognizes Customers for Leadership in Greener Purchasing
Best Buy, General Motors, Viacom and Others Awarded for their Commitment to Greener Purchasing BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it recently recognized twenty-two organizations for their leadership in greener purchasing, including: Accura... 
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11/21/16Office Depot, Inc. Takes the Guessing out of Gift Giving with the Season’s Greatest Gear
From Ambitious Do-ers to Amateur Artists and Old-school Bosses, Find the Perfect Gift for Hard-to-Shop-for Family, Friends and Colleagues BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is making it easier than ever to find thoughtful and practical gifts for even the toughest names on holiday shopp... 
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11/14/16Office Depot, Inc. Enables Teachers to Access Classroom Funding Sources
National Partnerships Help Reduce Burden and Out-of-pocket Costs for Educators BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that education experts from its “Committed to Learning” initiative are working with school districts across the country, including Hillsborough Count... 
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11/10/16Gear up for the Holidays with Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals at Office Depot
Offers Showcase the Latest in Technology, Office Furniture and More BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, available both in stores and at officedepot.com, to help shoppers find cool gear and holiday gifts at discounted prices. ... 
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11/03/16Office Depot, Inc. Blends Holiday Traditions with New ‘Chrismukkah’ Dance in Elf Yourself® App
Popular App Spreads Holiday Cheer Worldwide with Other Previously Unreleased Dances: Hip Hop Shop and Secret Santa BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, announced three new dances for Elf Yourself®, a mobile application that allows users to create videos of themselves and others dan... 
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11/02/16Office Depot, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results
Streamlining Operations to Focus on North American Business Implementation of 3-Year Strategic Plan Underway BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot,” or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced results for the third quarter ended September 24, 2016. “During the third quarter we made substantial progress on the ... 
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11/02/16Office Depot Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.025 Per Share
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on December 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 25, 2016. About Office Depot, Inc. Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of pr... 
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11/01/16Office Depot, Inc. Shares Tips for Small Business Success During the Holiday Season
Cash Flow and Productivity Ranked as Top Small and Mid-sized Business Concerns During the Holidays BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, released the results of its latest Small Business Index which found that the primary holiday season concerns for small and mid-sized business owne... 
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10/27/16Office Depot Offers Early Black Friday Deals in Stores and at officedepot.com on Great Gear and Gifts
Customers Can Find Early Black Friday Savings Weekly on Tech, Tech Accessories, Office Chairs and More Starting Oct. 30 through Nov. 26 Every Monday Is Cyber Monday Beginning Oct. 31 for Online-Only Deals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is giving customers a jump start on the... 
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10/19/16Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2016 Results Wednesday, November 2, 2016
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, will announce fiscal third quarter 2016 results before market open on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit the Office Depot Investor Relations webs... 
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10/13/16Office Depot, Inc. is Closing its Retail Stores on Thanksgiving Day
Officedepot.com to Feature Exclusive Thanksgiving Day Deals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 13, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that after reviewing both business and personal dynamics this year, all Office Depot and OfficeMax stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, allowing associates to spend time... 
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09/23/16Office Depot Announces Deal to Sell European Business to The AURELIUS Group
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 23, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) today announced that it intends to sell its European business to The AURELIUS Group. Office Depot had previously disclosed its intention to explore strategic alternatives regarding its European business, under a process that began earlier this year. “The sale of our European business will allow us to streamline operations and focus our resources on m... 
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09/08/16Office Depot, Inc. Joins Pocket Points as Official National School Supply Retailer for App Rewarding College Students Who Stay off Their Phones
Students Can Redeem Special Savings on School Supplies and Dorm Room Furniture by Unplugging During Class and Study Time BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 8, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced it is the sole national school and office supply retailer with Pocket Points, an app that rewards students f... 
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09/06/16Office Depot Global Headquarters Awarded LEED Gold Re-Certification for Existing Buildings
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that the company’s global headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, has been awarded Gold Re-Certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)’s Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings: Operations an... 
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08/30/16Office Depot, Inc. Offers FedEx Shipping Services and Solutions in All Office Depot Retail Stores
Available to Customers in 1,513 Office Depot and OfficeMax Locations on Sept. 2 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the expansion of its relationship with FedEx (NYSE: FDX), which, beginning Sept. 2, is offering customers in 1,513 retail locations throughout the c... 
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08/22/16Office Depot Announces Retirement of CEO Roland Smith in 2017 and Executive Reorganization to Align with its Three-Year Strategic Plan
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) today announced that Roland Smith plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Smith will continue to serve as CEO until a successor is named, which is expected by the end of first quarter 2017. It is expected Smith will remain Chairman of the Board. The Board of Directors will evaluate, with the assistance of an executive search firm, both internal and exter... 
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08/19/16Office Depot Foundation Donates Relief Supplies in Louisiana
Partnership with Feed the Children Sends Three Truckloads to Affected Areas BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2016-- The Office Depot Foundation (the “Foundation”) is working with the international relief organization Feed the Children to sponsor the delivery of three truckloads of supplies for distribution in the communities affected by the recent flooding in southeastern Louisiana. The Office Depot Foundation is an independ... 
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08/08/16Office Depot, Inc. Survey Finds Parents Need Greater Support to Prepare Young Children for School Success
77 Percent of Educators Lack Sufficient Communication and Tools to Support Early Education Preparation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the results of an early education preparation survey whose findings uncovered that while almost all educators feel support of ... 
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08/03/16Office Depot, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
Announces Debt Retirement, Initiation of Quarterly Dividend, Expanded Share Repurchase Plan Identifies Initiatives for Future Growth Expands U.S. Retail Optimization and Store of the Future Plan Launches $250 Million Cost Savings Program BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and soluti... 
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08/03/16Office Depot Initiates Inaugural Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.025 Per Share
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 25, 2016. Office Depot Chairman and CEO, Roland Smith, commented, “The initiation of a quarterly ... 
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08/03/16Office Depot Announces Redemption of 9.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2019
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced it intends to call its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) for redemption on September 15, 2016. The Notes will be redeemed for cash at a price equal to 104.875% of the principal amount of the Notes plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the redemption date (the “Redemption Price”). The aggregate principal outstanding of the No... 
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08/01/16Office Depot, Inc. Announces New Board Member
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced that Kristin Campbell has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Additionally, Campbell will serve on the Audit Committee. “We are excited to welcome Kristin to our board. Her executive leadership experience, including nearly two decades in ... 
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07/27/16Office Depot, Inc. Launches the Realspace Modern Comfort Series: Exclusive Line of Office Chairs Designed with Modern Style and Advanced Comfort Technologies
Realspace® Modern Comfort Series Offers Nine New Chairs for Shoppers Seeking Comfort and Style BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of the Realspace® Modern Comfort Series, an exclusive line of stylishly designed office chairs that utilize cutting-edge t... 
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07/26/16Office Depot, Inc. Partners with Lovejoy Independent School District to Develop High School STEM Wing
New Lighthouse for Learning Designed to Fuel Innovation and Discovery Unveiled Today at Learning @ Lovejoy Conference BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the opening of a new STEM wing at Lovejoy High School, located in Lucas, Texas. The STEM wing is scheduled for ... 
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07/25/16Office Depot, Inc. Thanks Educators with 25 Percent Discount During Teacher Appreciation Days in Stores July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug. 27-30
Teachers Can ‘Gear Up for School’ with a VIP Savings Card for Additional Savings through Oct. 31 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is thanking educators by helping them ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon. The discount is available ... 
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07/25/16Office Depot, Inc. Launches Exclusive New WorkPro Flex Collection for High Quality, Flexible Workspaces
Exclusive Product Line Provides Solutions to Help Businesses Team Smarter, Train Better and Scale Faster BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of the WorkPro® Flex collection. The new product line offers flexible, multi-use table tops and legs that are id... 
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07/20/16Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2016 Results Wednesday, August 3, 2016
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, will announce fiscal second quarter 2016 results before market open on Wednesday, August 3, 2016. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit the Office Depot Investor Relations webs... 
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07/12/16Office Depot Launches Binder Recycling Program for Back-to-School Shoppers in Partnership with TerraCycle
Shoppers Receive a $2 Instant Discount on Same-day Binder Purchase at Office Depot and OfficeMax Locations BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 12, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of its Binder Recycling Program, encouraging shoppers to help preserve the environment by recycling old binder... 
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07/05/16Office Depot, Inc. Helps Students, Parents and Teachers Gear up for School with Great Gear at Great Prices
Back-to-School Shoppers Find School Supplies, Tech and Organization Essentials with Huge Savings BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is this year’s back-to-school resource for parents, students and teachers to prepare for a successful school year. After relaxing during the summer,... 
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06/29/16Office Depot, Inc. Brings Innovation to Business Interior Design and Furniture Market with Rebranded Workspace Interiors by Office Depot
New Partnership with Inscape Provides an Immersive, Interactive Workplace Planning Experience for Customers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 29, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of the newly branded Workspace Interiors by Office Depot, an interiors solution provider. Workspace Interiors... 
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06/27/16Office Depot Survey Finds Cost of Preparing Digital Materials for Classrooms Could Top $2-$4 Billion Annually
Move to Digital Content Has Created Unexpected Strains on Teacher Time and Resources BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 27, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced results of a recent survey that found the total minimum cost of U.S. teacher time spent copying and printing classroom materials is betw... 
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06/15/16Office Depot, Inc. to Gear up for Back-to-School by Hiring 8,000 Associates
33 Percent Increase from 2015 in Seasonal Hires BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to hire 8,000 seasonal and regular retail associates during its busy back-to-school season. The seasonal associates help support the increased customer traffic from pa... 
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06/06/16Office Depot, Inc. Works with Educators to Bring Collaborative Classroom Design Elements to Middle and High School Classes
In Partnership with Education Services Center Region 11 in Texas, Collaborative, Flexible Learning Environments Better Prepare Students for the Future BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 6, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that its “Committed to Learning” education experts are working with the Educat... 
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05/31/16Office Depot Announces $100 Million Stock Repurchase Program
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the Board of Directors has authorized a stock repurchase program of up to $100 million of its outstanding common stock. The stock repurchase authorization, which is effective immediately, permits the company to repurchase stock from time-to-time through a combination of open market repurchases, privately negotiated transactions, 10b5-1 t... 
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05/16/16Office Depot Announces Termination of Merger Agreement with Staples
Will Receive $250 Million Termination Fee from Staples Executes $1.2 Billion Five-Year Extension to its Credit Facility Finalizing Comprehensive Business Review BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 16, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the merger agreement between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot has been terminated. As a result, Office Depot will receive a cash payment from Staples of ... 
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05/10/16Office Depot Responds to District Court’s Ruling on Merger with Staples
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today issued the following statement from Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roland Smith after the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia granted the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for a preliminary injunction to block the proposed merger of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot. Smith commented: “While we are respectful... 
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05/03/16Office Depot, Inc. Program Allows Pre-K Through 12 Grade Schools to Earn Free Supplies
More Than $29 Million in Merchandise Certificates Issued to Schools Since ‘Give Back to Schools’ Program Inception in 2002 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, allows schools from pre-kindergarten through the 12th grade to earn credits for free supplies through its exclusive “Give Back ... 
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04/26/16Office Depot, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc. (“Staples”), today announced results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2016. “The protracted regulatory review of the pending Staples acquisition continue... 
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04/21/16Office Depot Survey: Majority of Small Businesses Plan to Go Greener in 2016
Index Reveals 50 Percent Growth in SMB’s Interest in Going Greener Between 2013 and 2016 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2016-- According to a survey conducted by Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, 51 percent of small businesses (SMBs) are looking to go greener in 2016. This is a significant increase from 2013, when o... 
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04/20/16Office Depot, Inc. Launches New TUL Note-Taking System for Enhanced Organization and Premium Customization
New Accessories and Add-Ons Allow for True Personalization with New Notebook System BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 20, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of the TUL Custom Note-taking System, a new product line from TUL, the preferred premium brand of office gear. The new Note-taking Sy... 
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04/19/16Office Depot, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2016 Results Tuesday, April 26, 2016
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce first quarter 2016 results for the fiscal period ending March 26, 2016, before market open on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. ... 
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04/04/16Office Depot, Inc. Finds Majority of Small Business Owners Believe Organization is Linked to Profitability
Larger SMBs View Disorganization as More Annoying than Poor Personal Hygiene BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, found the vast majority (83 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) think an organized office is a vital part of their business. According to the latest... 
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03/18/16Staples and Office Depot Issue Open Letter to Customers
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2016-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) issued the following open letter to customers: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160318005089/en/ To Our Valued Customers, On Monday, Staples and Office Depot begin our hearing in U.S District Court as we fight to merge the... 
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03/15/16Office Depot, Inc. Survey Finds Less Than 50 Percent of Shoppers Shred Paper during Tax Season
Dispose of Sensitive Documents with Free Shredding in Stores through April 23 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is helping consumers destroy private, personal documents safely and securely during tax season. According to Office Depot’s monthly Personal Shopper Index, on... 
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03/08/16Office Depot, Inc. Showcases Commitment to Learning with Its Education Partners at SXSWedu
IBM, INCubatoredu, Footsteps2Brilliance, Join Office Depot to Create 21st Century Learning Environment BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to showcase its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10, in Austin, Texas, featuring interactive ... 
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02/24/16Office Depot, Inc. Partners with Connecticut School District
Designs Better Learning Environments, Implements Advanced Technology Solutions BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that education solution experts from its new “Committed to Learning” initiative are working with Wallingford Public Schools to design 10 kindergarten... 
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02/23/16Office Depot, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results
Continues to Deliver Improvement in Operating Income Expects Preliminary Adjusted Operating Income(1) of $500 Million for 2016 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc. (“Staples”), today announce... 
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02/18/16Office Depot, Inc. Launches “Committed to Learning” Initiative
Integrates Its Education-Focused Contract Division with Best-In-Class Instructional Partners BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of a new initiative called “Committed to Learning.” The initiative is founded on the company’s core beliefs of equity; skill... 
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02/09/16Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter 2015 Results Tuesday, February 23, 2016
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce fourth quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending December 26, 2015, before market open on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. ... 
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02/02/16Staples and Office Depot Finalize Merger Agreement Extension
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2016 – Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced the completion of financing arrangements and the extension of their merger agreement from February 4, 2016 to May 16, 2016. The extension allows for the completion of ongoing federal district court litigation with the Federal Trade Commission. On February 4, 2015, Staples and Office Depot entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine as a single compan... 
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02/02/162016 Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Registration Discounts Extended Through Feb. 17
Symposium Set for Feb. 26 and 27 at Kravis Center in West Palm Beach BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 2, 2016-- Discounts for the 2016 Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium have been extended through February 17, when registration for this exciting and inspiring event will close. The Women’s Symposium will take place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 26 and 27, 2016, at the Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Be... 
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01/20/16Staples and Office Depot Intend to Extend Merger Agreement
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2016-- Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the Board of Directors of both companies intend to waive the merger agreement termination date of February 4, 2016, and extend it to May 16, 2016. The extension allows for the completion of ongoing federal district court litigation with the Federal Trade Commission. The companies are working to extend financing terms for the ... 
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01/14/16Big Print Sale at Office Depot and OfficeMax Stores, Online Jan. 17-30
Two-day Flash Sale on All HP Ink and Toner at Buy One, Get One for 50 Percent Off in Stores and Online Jan. 24-25 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced a Big Print Sale Jan. 17-30 where shoppers can get back to business while saving on all their printing-related nee... 
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01/06/16Office Depot, Inc. Shares Key Lessons from 2015 to Help Small Businesses Thrive in 2016
Small Business Index Offers Advice for New Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 6, 2016-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today released a compilation of key learnings from 2015 to help small business owners (SMBs) get back to business in 2016. “As we kick off a new year it’s important for small business owners to ... 
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12/08/15Staples and Office Depot Issue Open Letter to Customers Regarding Canadian Competition Bureau’s Challenge of Grand & Toy Acquisition
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2015-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) have issued the following open letter to customers after the Canadian Competition Bureau recently announced that it will seek to block Staples’ acquisition of Grand & Toy: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151208006655/en/ To Our Valued Customers, Th... 
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12/07/15Staples and Office Depot Issue Open Letter to Customers Regarding FTC’s Decision to Challenge Merger
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2015-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) have issued the following open letter to customers after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced earlier today their decision to challenge the merger of the two companies: This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20151207006320/en/ To Our Valued Customers, The Fe... 
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12/07/15Staples and Office Depot to Contest FTC’s Attempt to Block Office Depot Acquisition
Companies confident in legal position based on competitive dynamics and clear FTC precedent FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2015-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) today announced that they intend to contest the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s decision to challenge the merger of the two companies. The companies were informed of the FTC’s decision earlier today. This Smart News Release features multimedia. Vie... 
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11/19/15Office Depot, Inc. Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Fifth Consecutive Year
Company Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Corporate E... 
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11/11/15Office Depot, Inc. Gives Shoppers Head Start on Black Friday and Cyber Week Deals
Gear Up for Gifting When Stores Open from 6-9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day1 and at 8 a.m. on Black Friday for Doorbuster Deals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced new deals for Black Friday – both in stores and online. Cyber Monday kicks off Cyber Week, with deals al... 
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11/10/15Office Depot, Inc. Introduces Fun-Filled Co-Worker Collection to Help Colleagues Give the Perfect Gift This Holiday Season
Personalized, Thoughtful Gifts for Colleagues Bundled with a Touch of Snarky Wit BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today unveiled the Co-Worker Collection, a new, fun way to shop for the holidays. The collection takes typical co-worker quirks and turns them into gifting oppor... 
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11/05/15Office Depot Hosts Eighth Annual Awards for Leadership in Greener Purchasing
Best Buy, DHL, International Monetary Fund and Others Awarded for their Commitment to Greener Purchasing BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it recently recognized a number of organizations for their leadership in greener purchasing, including: This Smart N... 
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11/04/15Office Depot, Inc. Elf Yourself® App Creates One Billion Elves and Adds New Themes to Spread Holiday Cheer
Popular Holiday App Brings Two New Songs, Including a Cat Dance and a Hanukkah Celebration BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, announced today the return of Elf Yourself®, an app that allows you to make funny videos of you and your friends dancing as elves. One billion elves hav... 
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11/03/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
Continues to Deliver Improvement in Operating Income North American Retail Division Same-Store Sales Grow 3% BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc. (“Staples”), today announced results for the t... 
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11/02/15Office Depot, Inc. Survey Finds Thoughtful and Playful Gifts Are Preferred for Holiday Giving and Receiving with Co-Workers
‘Regifting’ in the Workplace is Common, While Desire for Thoughtful Gifts is Strong BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today released survey data revealing preferences, quirks and motivations of part- and full-time employees planning to buy gifts for their co-workers th... 
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10/28/15Office Depot and OfficeMax Launch “Gear up for Gifting” Campaign with Quality Gifts and Great Savings for Holiday Shoppers
Shopping for the Holidays Has Never Been Easier with Early Black Friday and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” Deals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 28, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc., a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its “Gear Up for Gifting” holiday campaign at all retail stores and at officedepot.com/holiday with early Black ... 
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10/26/15Office Depot, Inc. Sitting Pretty with Comfortable, Ergonomic and Durable Big & Tall Seating
Exclusive Line of Big and Tall Chairs are Customized with Superior Construction BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced an expansion of its big and tall seating assortment. The exclusive line offers a customized solution to those in need of a quality chair that fit... 
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10/20/15Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Results Tuesday, November 3, 2015
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce third quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending September 26, 2015, before market open on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. ... 
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10/12/15Staples, Office Depot and Federal Trade Commission Mutually Agree to Extend Review Period for Office Depot Acquisition
FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2015-- Staples and Office Depot today announced that they have mutually agreed with the Federal Trade Commission to extend the review period for the Office Depot acquisition. Under the terms of the agreement, the FTC has agreed to issue its decision regarding this transaction by December 8, 2015. “We’re pleased to reach an agreement with the FTC to extend the review period for the Office Depot transaction,” said Ron Sargent, Chairman ... 
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10/06/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces Major Redesign of Its Mobile App, New Features Focus on Convenience and Personalization for Customers
Enhancements Offer Improved Omni-Channel Experience for On-the-Go Shoppers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced a major redesign of its mobile App for iPhone and Android smartphones, available for free in the App Store or Google Play Store, with new features... 
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09/29/15Office Depot, Inc. Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Tenth Consecutive Year
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it was recently named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, North America for the tenth year in a row. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices, offered cooperatively by RobecoSAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices, serve as global b... 
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09/15/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces New Partners in Romania and Malta
Austral Trade in Romania and Complete Supplies in Malta are now official Office Depot selling partners BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced new partnerships in Romania and Malta to expand its geographical reach in Europe. Austral Trade S.R.L., has been sel... 
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09/09/15Office Depot, Inc. Finds Small Businesses Prioritizing Office Supplies to Finish the Year Strong
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, found that small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) cite office supplies as their top investment for the second half of 2015. SMB owners believe office supplies fuel business operations and produce feelings of productivity and control, helping them “gear... 
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09/01/15Office Depot and OfficeMax Celebrate Labor Day with Sales and Clearance Deals September 6-26
All Laptops and Printers on Sale and Up to 65 Percent Off Clearance, Specials on Furniture and Supplies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 1, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced a Labor Day sale at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores from Aug. 30 through Sept. 12 and Clearance Event deals of up to 65 p... 
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08/28/15Staples, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc. Certify Substantial Compliance with Second Request
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2015-- Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) today announced that they have certified substantial compliance with the Request for Additional Information (the “Second Request”) from the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) regarding the proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot. Additionally, Staples and Office Depot have entered into a... 
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08/14/15Office Depot Foundation Helps Children and Families Affected by Memorial Day Floods by Donating 2,000 Sackpacks to Greater Houston Storm Recovery Network
Collaborative Efforts Facilitated by Feed the Children HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2015-- When 11 inches of rain drenched the Greater Houston area over Memorial Day weekend, more than 12,000 homes and businesses were damaged – and countless children and families were affected. To help some of these children start the new school year on the right foot, the Office Depot Foundation donated 2,000 colorful new sackpacks containing ... 
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08/12/15Office Depot, Inc. Finds the Right Back-to-School Gear is Essential to a Successful School Year, Evokes Feelings of Confidence, Accomplishment & Excitement among Students
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, has the school supplies students, parents and teachers need to ‘Gear Up for School’ this back-to-school season. A recent online survey commissioned by Office Depot found that the majority of college students and their parents (94%) agree that the ... 
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08/04/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results
Continues to Deliver Substantial Improvement in Operating Income Accelerates U.S. Retail Store Portfolio Optimization BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 4, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc. (“Staples”), today announced results for the... 
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08/03/15Office Depot, Inc. Recognized for Outstanding Product Quality and Service by David Weekley Homes
Marks the Tenth Consecutive Year Office Depot Has Received The Nationally Acclaimed “Partners of Choice” Award from David Weekley Homes BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today was recognized for its outstanding product quality and service by David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest... 
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07/29/15Office Depot, Inc. Offers Customers New Window of Opportunity with Free in-Store Installation of Windows 10 July 31
Purchase any Eligible Windows Device and Receive a Free Upgrade to Windows 10 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced free in-store upgrade to Microsoft Corp.’s newest operating system, Windows 10, starting July 31 on eligible Windows devices purchased at either Off... 
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07/27/15Office Depot, Inc. Thanks Educators with 25 Percent Discount During Teacher Appreciation Days in Stores August 1-4 and August 29-September 1
Teachers Can ‘Gear Up for School’ with a Free Calendar Filled with a Year’s Worth of Savings BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is thanking educators by helping them ‘Gear Up for School’ during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon — available in stores Aug. 1-4 and Aug. 29-... 
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07/23/15Office Depot Foundation Celebrates 15th Year of National Backpack Program by Donating 200,000 Sackpacks to Deserving Children
Award-Winning Program Makes a Difference to 3.7 Million Kids since 2001 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2015-- For the past 15 years, the Office Depot Foundation has been giving children important tools they need to succeed in school – and in life - at the beginning of the new school year. This year is no exception. In 2015, the Foundation - the independent charitable giving arm of Office Depot® (NASDAQ:ODP) - is ... 
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07/21/15Office Depot, Inc. Helps to Boost Productivity with the New Microsoft Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 Tablets
Efficiency Meets Flexibility with the Microsoft Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 21, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that the new Microsoft Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 tablets are now available for purchase online at officedepot.com. Surface 3, available at $... 
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07/20/15Office Depot, Inc. Introduces Personalized Solutions for a Clutter-Free Space with Perch by Urbio
New Line Inspires Fun and Creativity While Staying Organized at Home or in the Office BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 20, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the launch of Perch by Urbio, a new line of organization products for the home or office, available now in both Office Depot and OfficeMax r... 
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07/07/15Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2015 Results Tuesday, August 4, 2015
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce second quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending June 27, 2015, before market open on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. ... 
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07/07/15Office Depot, Inc. Offers Students, Teachers and Parents Cool Gear and Savings as They ‘Gear up for School’
Find Must-Have School Supplies for Students to Reach Peak Performance This Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, has the school supplies students, parents and teachers need to ‘Gear Up for School’ this back-to-school season. Whether it’s the first day of grade school or colleg... 
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07/01/15Office Depot, Inc. Small Business Index Finds Many Small Business Owners Do Not Feel Prepared for a Natural Disaster
As Business Size Increases, So Does the Perceived Need for a Disaster Plan BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 1, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, found that while nearly two-thirds (66 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) feel that a disaster plan is necessary for their business, significantly fewer (57 percen... 
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06/25/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces New Models of uni-ball Pens Available at Office Depot, OfficeMax Locations
Uni-ball 307 and uni-ball AIR adjust to personal writing styles for skip-free writing BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that the new uni-ball 307 and the uni-ball AIR are now available to purchase at Office Depot and OfficeMax locations and online at officedep... 
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06/19/15Office Depot, Inc. Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Acquisition by Staples
Preliminary vote count indicates a 99.5 percent approval for the acquisition; all other ballot items also approved BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 19, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015, to be acquired by Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), today announced that its shareholders have overwhelmingly app... 
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06/02/15Office Depot, Inc. Small Business Index Finds Majority of Small Business Owners Struggle to Disconnect from Work While on Vacation
Smart Technology, a Strong Staff Cited as Key Drivers of SMB Work-life Balance BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, found that while nearly two-thirds (61 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) plan to take a vacation this summer, 76 percent will stay connected to their work in ... 
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06/01/15Office Depot, Inc. Launches Apple Watch App
Latest Innovation in New App Offers Convenient Shopping Features for Customers On-the-Go BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the launch of a new Office Depot app for Apple Watch, available for free on the App Store. Designed specifically for... 
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06/01/15Office Depot, Inc. Gears up for Grads & Dads Gifting
Office Depot Survey Finds Dorm Room Furniture, Tech Products Are Hot Items for this Year’s Grads BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 1, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax knows this time of year is important to honor graduates and dads. With the latest in tech products and dorm room essentials including acces... 
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05/21/15Office Depot, Inc. and Veterans Advantage Announce New Military Discounts to Benefit U.S. Veterans, Families
Exclusive 20 Percent Discount to Veterans Advantage Members for In-Store and Online Purchases, Limited-Time Offer of 300 Free Business Cards BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 21, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced a partnership with Veterans Advantage to reward military veterans and their families w... 
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05/19/15Office Depot, Inc. Supplies Serious Ink with New Line of TUL Writing Instruments
Introducing the New Line of from TUL. Each Unique. Each Designed to Deliver a Superior Writing Experience. BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced Serious Ink with a new line of writing instruments by TUL®*, the preferred premium brand of pens and pencils. ... 
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05/14/15Office Depot and OfficeMax ‘Gear up for Great’ with Memorial Day Sales and Summer Deals May 17-30
All PCs on Sale And Up to 65 Percent Off Clearance, 40 Percent Off Furniture for Shoppers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it is jump starting the summer savings with two weeks of Memorial Day sales beginning on May 17 while also offering clearance deal... 
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05/05/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
Delivers Substantial Increase in Operating Income BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples, Inc., today announced results for the first quarter ended March 28, 2015. “We were pleased to have doubled adju... 
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05/04/15National Small Business Week Kicks-off at Office Depot, Inc. Headquarters
Office Depot Co-Sponsor of National Small Business Week, Hosts U.S. Small Business Administrator, Maria Contreras-Sweet BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., today announced that the company is a co-sponsor of National Small Business Week... 
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04/30/15Office Depot, Inc. Celebrates Educators During National Teacher Appreciation Week in Stores May 3-9 with $5 off $25 Savings
Find Free Teacher’s Guide for Year-End Activities, Resources Available through Annual Partnership with The Education Center, LLC BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., today announced Office Depot and OfficeMax retail stores are celebrating ... 
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04/21/15As Earth Day Approaches, Office Depot, Inc. Personal Shopper Index Uncovers Consumers’ Greener Purchasing Priorities and Recycling Habits
Paper Remains Most Popular Eco-Conscious Product to Purchase, Third Most Popular to Recycle BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2015-- More than 80 percent of consumers report that recycling is an integral aspect of their daily lives, according to this month’s Personal Shopper Index conducted by Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive ... 
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04/16/15Office Depot, Inc. Highlights Historical Context, Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day
Office Depot® and OfficeMax® are the Go-To Sources for Personal Administrative Professional Gifts BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., offers historical insight and gift suggestions to help celebrate Administrative Professionals Day o... 
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04/15/15Office Depot, Inc. Recognized as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honored Office Depot for the 13th Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 15, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., today announced that it was named to the 16th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Coun... 
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04/07/15Office Depot, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2015 Results Tuesday, May 5, 2015
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 7, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce first quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending March 28, 2015, before market open on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. The company does not plan to host an earnings conference call. About Office Depot, Inc. Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global ... 
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03/18/15Gear up for Tax Time with Office Depot and OfficeMax as Your Tax Filing Headquarters
Free Shredding Offer In-Store Until April 25 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is your tax filing headquarters with the right gear for your toolkit to make this year’s tax season as stress-free as possible. Whether it’s the latest tax-filing software, a printing calc... 
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03/17/15Office Depot Foundation ‘Dream Up’ Program Enables Five Middle School Essay Contest Winners to Experience Dream Jobs
Students Explore Future Careers Thanks to Program Presented with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 17, 2015-- Thanks to the Office Depot Foundation’s Dream UP! Career Exploration Program, more than 30,000 middle school students from across the country have a clearer picture of what they want to be when they grow up – and how to make their dreams come true. This spring, five of these students will t... 
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03/05/15Office Depot, Inc. Small Business Index Finds Tax Refunds Will Enable Small Businesses to Invest
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2015-- More than half (57%) of small business owners (SMBs) say the amount of federal income tax they will pay this year is fair and will enable continued business investment, according to the latest Small Business Index conducted by Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), the leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax. “Federal... 
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02/24/15CORRECTING and REPLACING Office Depot, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
Begins 2015 with Annualized Run Rate of More Than $500 Million in Merger Synergies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- In the table Consolidated Balance Sheets, in the section 'Income taxes payable', under December 27, 2014, it should read $4 million (instead of $48 million.) The corrected release reads: OFFICE DEPOT, INC. ANNOUNCES FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR 2014 RESULTS Begins 2015 with Annuali... 
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02/24/15Office Depot, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results
Begins 2015 with Annualized Run Rate of More Than $500 Million in Merger Synergies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Incorporated (“OfficeMax”), today announced results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 27, 2014. ... 
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02/04/15Staples, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Office Depot, Inc.
Combined Company Better Positioned to Serve the Changing Needs of Customers and Compete Against a Large and Diverse Set of Competitors Strategic Combination Expected to Deliver at Least $1 Billion of Annualized Synergies by Third Full Fiscal Year Post-Closing Cost Savings and Operational Efficiencies to Dramatically Accelerate Staples’ Strategy of Driving Growth in Delivery Businesses and Categories Beyond Office Supplies P... 
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01/27/15Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Results Tuesday, February 24, 2015
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, will announce fourth quarter and full year 2014 results for the fiscal period ending December 27, 2014, on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen t... 
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12/22/14The Cooperative Purchasing Network Awards Office and School Supplies Contracts to Office Depot
Agreements Enable Office Depot, Inc. To Provide Office and School Supplies as well as Services To Thousands of Government Agencies throughout the Country BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it has been awarded two contracts, valued in excess of $400 million, f... 
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12/16/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces Deals for Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers
Office Depot and OfficeMax Have the Hottest Gifts for Everybody on the List, Free Delivery with No Minimum for All Online Orders Placed on Dec. 18 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is prepped to give gift-givers the deals and inspiration they need to complete their holiday ... 
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11/25/14Office Depot Earns Perfect Score in Corporate Equality Index for Fourth Consecutive Year
Earns 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Thirteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 25, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2015 Corporate Equality... 
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11/20/14Office Depot, Inc. Delivers Holiday Fun and Cheer with the Return of One of the Season’s Most Highly Anticipated Mobile Apps, “Elf Yourself”
Popular Holiday App is Back and Revamped with New Dances Choreographed by Renowned Hip-Hop Choreographer Eden Shabtai, New Song Choices and Nine New Languages BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is thrilled to announce the return of everyone’s favorite holiday mobile app, Elf... 
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11/13/14Office Depot and OfficeMax Help Black Friday Shoppers Maximize Their Buying Time with Expanded Thanksgiving Day Store Hours and Doorbuster Deals
Customers Can Begin Shopping the Best Office Depot and OfficeMax Black Friday Deals on Thanksgiving Day in Stores at 6 p.m. and on Officedepot.com at 12:01 a.m. ET BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its extended Black Friday store hours, allowing shoppers to ... 
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11/04/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
Raises 2014 Outlook for Adjusted Operating Income(1) and Provides Preliminary 2015 Outlook BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot”, or the “company”) (Nasdaq:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Incorporated (“OfficeMax”), today announced results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 27, 2014. ... 
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10/29/14Office Depot and OfficeMax Launch “Your Holiday Workshop” Campaign to Provide Great Values on Gifts and Services for Every Holiday Shopper
Gift List Fulfillment Has Never Been More Convenient with One-Stop Shopping, Early Black Friday and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” Deals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that its “Your Holiday Workshop” campaign will kick off across all store locations and online ... 
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10/22/14Office Depot Unwraps “Elf Who Helps” Promotion to Give Small Businesses Hands-on Support This Holiday Season
Helping Small Businesses Finish Out 2014 and Manage Their Holiday To-Dos, Office Depot Will Provide Supplies and On-site Services Powered By TaskRabbit Now Through November 12, Small Businesses Can Enter to Win Holiday Help from the Organizational and Task Experts BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merge... 
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10/20/14Office Depot Stores Now Accept Apple Pay
Enhanced Shopping Experience with Easy, Secure & Private Way to Pay BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that Office Depot store customers across the U.S. can now pay for their purchases via Apple Pay on their iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus and upcoming Apple Watch. A... 
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10/07/14Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Third Quarter 2014 Results Tuesday, November 4, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 7, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Incorporated, will announce third quarter 2014 results for the fiscal period ending September 27, 2014, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to t... 
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09/16/14Office Depot, Inc. Small Business Index Finds Just One in Three Small Businesses Have a Disaster Plan
Lack of information, time and budget cited as chief reasons for not implementing a plan to protect the business if disaster strikes BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2014-- Though half of small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) believe they are prepared to handle a natural disaster, the vast majority (nearly 70 percent) do not actually have a dedicated disaster preparedness plan in place to respond to events such as hurricanes, tornados, fl... 
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09/15/14Office Depot, Inc. to Transfer Stock Listing to the Nasdaq Global Select Market
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 15, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot” or the “company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Incorporated, today announced that it has chosen to transfer the listing of its common stock from the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) to The NASDAQ Global Select Market (“NASDAQ”). The company expects its common stoc... 
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09/10/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces Resignation of Jeffrey Smith from Its Board of Directors
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (“Office Depot” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that Mr. Jeffrey Smith has resigned from Office Depot’s Board of Directors effective immediately. The nominating and governance committee will commence a search for a replacement. “I joined... 
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09/04/14Office Depot, Inc. Donates $500,000 to Teachers Nationwide Through Adoptaclassroom.Org
Back-to-School Retail Destination Partners With AdoptAClassroom.org To Fund For More Than 3,500 Teachers This Upcoming School Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 4, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced a donation of $500,000 to teachers throughout the country this back-to-school ... 
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09/03/14Corporate United Awards Office Supplies and Solutions Contract to Office Depot, Inc.
Agreement enables Office Depot, Inc. to provide office supplies and solutions to Corporate United member companies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 3, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it has been awarded a $100M-plus contract for office supplies and other office solutions by Corporate United follo... 
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09/03/14Office Depot, Inc. Reiterates 2014 Outlook
The Company to Present Today at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 3, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax in November 2013, announced that as part of its participation today at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City, it plans to ... 
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09/02/14Inaugural Office Depot Foundation Women’s Symposium Planned for Oct. 7
Special Pricing Available through Sept. 15 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 2, 2014-- Optimism for great accomplishments among women in business is at an all-time high. More and more often, the sky really is the limit. To help women be even more successful, the Office Depot Foundation – the independent charitable giving arm of Office Depot® (NYSE:ODP) - will present its inaugural Women’s Symposium, “Maximizing Success through In... 
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08/27/14Office Depot, Inc. to Present at the Goldman Sachs 21St Annual Global Retailing Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax in November 2013, today announced that it will present at the Goldman Sachs 21st Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at approximately 8:05 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. An audio webcast of the... 
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08/14/14Office Depot, Inc. Unveils How Parents and Students Plan to Approach Back-to-School Shopping This Year
New Back-To-School Shopping Trend Report Reveals Teens Have More Influence Over Parents As They Age And 84 Percent Of Students Go Beyond The Recommended School List To Add A Personalized Touch To Their Supplies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today unveiled how parents and ... 
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08/11/14CORRECTING and REPLACING Office Depot, Inc. Partners with Military.com to Bring Employment Opportunities to U.S. Veterans
Partnership Helps Match Veterans’ Military Skills With Employment Opportunities Across The Company, Including Supply Chain, E-Commerce, IT, Marketing, HR And Retail BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. corrects third and fourth paragraphs. The corrected release reads: OFFICE DEPOT, INC. PARTNERS WITH MILITARY.COM TO BRING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO U.S. VETERANS Office Depot, Inc... 
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08/11/14Office Depot, Inc. Partners with Military.com to Bring Employment Opportunities to U.S. Veterans
Partnership Helps Match Veterans’ Military Skills With Employment Opportunities Across The Company, Including Supply Chain, E-Commerce, IT, Marketing, HR And Retail BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is partnering with Military.com – the nation's largest military and veteran me... 
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08/06/14Office Depot Honored for Outstanding Quality and Service by Largest Privately-Held Home Builder in America
Ninth Consecutive Year as “Partners in Choice” Award Recipient BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 6, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it has been honored with the “Partners in Choice Award” for outstanding quality and service from David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held home builder in North ... 
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08/05/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
Raises 2014 Outlook for Adjusted Operating Income(1) Raises Estimate of Annual Run-Rate Merger Synergies to More Than $700 Million, Including Optimization of North America Retail Store Portfolio BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax in November 2013, today announced results for th... 
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08/01/14Office Depot, Inc. Helps Florida Teachers Stretch Funds Further
Teachers Encouraged To Take Advantage Of Tax-Free Weekend and Additional 20 Percent Off Qualifying Purchases for Loyalty Members BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, in its ongoing support of education, is helping teachers stretch their funds by offering 20 percent off qualifying ... 
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07/24/14Nick Cannon Joins Office Depot Foundation to Donate 5,000 New Sackpacks to Help Los Angeles-Area Children Get Ready for School
National Backpack Program Has Made a Difference to 3.3 Million Kids LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2014-- Most children look forward to the beginning of the new school year. But for those in families where money is tight, this can be a challenging time. To help deserving children like these start school on the right foot, the Office Depot Foundation is preparing to donate 5,000 colorful new sackpacks containing essential... 
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07/21/14Office Depot, Inc. Names Mark Cosby President, North America
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 21, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the appointment of Mark Cosby as president, North America. Cosby will be a member of Office Depot’s Executive Committee and Leadership Team and report to Roland Smith, chairman and CEO of Office Depot, Inc. Cosby’s role includes oversight... 
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07/15/14South Florida Green Building Community Can Now Save More on Greener Purchases
Office Depot and Windfall Partner to Launch Green Group Savings Program; Provides U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC) South Florida Chapter Members Discounts on Eco-Conscious Office Products CAPE CORAL & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2014-- The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) South Florida Chapter has partnered with Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed... 
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07/14/14Office Depot, Inc. Extends Partnership with Samsung to Offer Customers the Latest Smart Wireless Printers and Adds New Galaxy Tab® S Tablets to Product Line
Partnership Will Expand Line of Samsung Offerings to Keep Up with the Pace of Consumers and Small Business Owners’ On-The-Go Lifestyles with Four Office Depot and OfficeMax-Exclusive Printers to Complement the New Galaxy® S Tablets BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 14, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today annou... 
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07/10/14Hollywood Records’ R5 Joins Office Depot, Inc. in the ‘Gotta Get INSPIR5D’ Campaign
Back-to-School Retail Destination Connects with Band to Get Students INSPIR5D This School Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, is excited to be joined by Hollywood Records’ pop-rock quintet R5, featuring Ross Lynch star of Disney Channel’s Austin & Ally... 
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07/08/14Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Second Quarter 2014 Results Tuesday, August 5, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, will announce second quarter 2014 results for the fiscal period ending June 28, 2014, on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call vi... 
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07/08/14Office Depot, Inc., And The Education Center Announce ‘Gotta Get It!’ Campaign and Ways to Save During Teacher Appreciation Days
Teachers Can Go Back to School with Educational Materials and a Chance to Win Supplies for the Classroom BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its “Gotta Get It!” teacher campaign in partnership with The Education Center, LLC, publisher of ... 
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07/08/14Office Depot, Inc. Small Business Index Finds 1 in 3 Owners Cannot Break Away for a Vacation This Summer
Smart Technology, a Strong Staff Cited as Key Drivers of SMB Work-life Balance BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2014-- With the official start of summer underway, one-third of small to medium-sized business owners (SMBs) say they will not be able to take a vacation this year, according to the latest Small Business Index conducted by Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and sol... 
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07/07/14‘Gotta Get It!’ At Office Depot and OfficeMax for Back-to-School Shopping with Affordable and Stylish School Supplies
Plus, New Price-Match Guarantee and 90-Day Return Policy BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 7, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, has “Gotta Get It!” options for the start of back-to-school season, including over 1,000 items for $5 or less in store and online, giving parents more time to prepare and save and studen... 
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07/03/14Five Middle School Essay Winners Experience Dream Jobs Through Office Depot Foundation ‘Dream UP’ Program
Students Explore Future Careers Thanks to Program Presented with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 3, 2014-- Give them a few years, and the student winners of this year’s Office Depot Foundation Dream UP Career Exploration Program Essay Challenge will likely be making names for themselves in fields ranging from aerospace engineering to psychiatry. For her Dream UP "Dream Job" experience, Coral Spri... 
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06/24/14Office Depot Recognized as Leader in Corporate Supplier Diversity
Company and Associate Receive Honors from WE (Women’s Enterprise) USA and DiversityPlus Magazines BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that the company was named one of WE (Women’s Enterprise) USA Magazine’s “2014 100 Corporations of the Year.” In additio... 
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05/19/14Office Depot, Inc. Launches Combined Weekly Ad for Office Depot, OfficeMax Stores
New Newspaper Insert Leverages Strength of Both National Brands to Showcase More Great Savings, Product Assortment and Services from One Company BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 19, 2014-- Office Depot and OfficeMax retail customers saw something new in their newspapers Sunday: a single, combined insert representing great savings on products and services being offered at both brands’ retail stores. The move marks the first advertisement ... 
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05/13/14Office Depot, Inc. Recognized as One of the Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Company Honored by DiversityBusiness.com for the 14th Consecutive Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it has been named one of the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultur... 
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05/06/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
Raises 2014 Outlook for Adjusted Operating Income(1) Raises Estimate of Annual Run-Rate Merger Synergies to More Than $675 Million, Including Optimization of U.S. Retail Store Portfolio BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 6, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax in November 2013, today announced results for the f... 
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05/01/14Office Depot Partners with ICLEI—Local Governments for Sustainability USA to Expand Green Business Challenge to More Cities Nationwide
Four New Cities Receive Funding to Launch Friendly Competitions to Encourage Environmental Sustainability among Local Businesses BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced it is encouraging businesses in additional cities nationwide to ‘go green’ through expansion of the ... 
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04/21/14Office Depot Launches ‘Teachers Change Lives. So Can You’ Campaign to Celebrate Educators and Raise Funds for Much-Needed Classroom Supplies
Every Year Teachers Across America Go Above And Beyond, Including Spending A Total Of $1.3 Billion Of Their Own Money BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 21, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its “Teachers Change Lives. So Can You” digital campaign to help raise awareness and funds for classroom sup... 
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04/16/14Office Depot Wins Its First Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Award
Office Depot’s Back-to-School ‘#Together Against Bullying’ Campaign with One Direction Recognized as ‘Best Social Media Campaign’ BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 16, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it has won an Internet Advertising Competition Award (IAC) for “Best Retail Social Media Ca... 
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04/14/14Office Depot, Inc. Chief Legal Officer Named among ‘America’s 50 Outstanding General Counsel’
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 14, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer Elisa Garcia was named among America’s 50 Outstanding General Counsel by The National Law Journal. Those who received the national honor run in-house legal departments for ... 
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04/10/14Office Depot Recognized as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honors Office Depot for 12th Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services and solutions, today announced that it was named to the 15th annual list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs) by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This marks ... 
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04/08/14Office Depot, Inc. to Announce First Quarter 2014 Results Tuesday, May 6, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 8, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, will announce first quarter 2014 results for the fiscal period ending March 29, 2014 on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via we... 
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04/03/14Office Depot, Inc. Names Troy Rice Executive Vice President of Retail
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 3, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the appointment of Troy Rice as Executive Vice President of Retail, effective April 14, 2014. Rice replaces Juan Guerrero and will serve as a member of Office Depot’s Leadership Team reporting directly to Roland Smith, Chairman and CEO of ... 
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03/31/14Office Depot, Inc. Names Juliet Johansson Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the appointment of Juliet Johansson as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately. Johansson is a member of Office Depot’s Executive Committee and reports to Roland Smith, Chairman and CEO of Office Depot, ... 
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03/11/14Office Depot Wins Gold Stevie® Award in 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award for Innovation in Customer Service in the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The international competition recognizes excellence in disciplines that are crucial to... 
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02/25/14Office Depot, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results
Raises Estimate of Annual Synergies to More Than $600 Million Expects 2014 Adjusted Operating Income of Not Less Than $140 Million Outlines 2014 Company Priorities BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax Incorporated (“OfficeMax”), today announced results for the fou... 
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01/28/14Office Depot, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results on Tuesday, February 25, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, will announce fourth quarter and full-year 2013 results for the fiscal period ending December 28, 2013 on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to t... 
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01/16/14Office Depot, Inc. Names Michael A. Steele Vice President, Investor Relations
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the appointment of Michael A. Steele as Vice President, Investor Relations, effective immediately. Steele reports to Stephen E. Hare, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Steele will develop and execute Of... 
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01/13/14Work Hard, Play Hard: Office Depot Helping Business Professionals Keep Track of Their Health with New Line of Digital Fitness Devices
New Items Focused on Attaining a Healthier Lifestyle In and Outside of the Workplace BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 13, 2014-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, has announced it is expanding its technology product offerings to include health and fitness devices that give business professionals smarter ways to stay healthy. The new line of digital fitness products is designed for ... 
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12/18/13Office Depot, Inc. Announces Organizational Structure and Key Management Appointments
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the formation of its Executive Committee (EC) and Leadership Team (LT). “Since I joined the Company last month, my priorities have been to name a headquarters location and select a leadership team that incorporates the bes... 
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12/17/13Office Depot Earns Perfect Score for the Third Year in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index
Office Depot is One of Only 20 Retail and Consumer Products Companies to Receive a 100 Percent Rating BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The ranking recognizes Office Depo... 
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12/16/13Office Depot Expands In-Store 3D Printing Customer Experience
Customers Can Visit 150 Office Depot Stores Nationwide to Try Out the Latest in Consumer-Enabled 3D Printing Via the Cube BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 16, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, today announced that as a result of positive consumer feedback, it is expanding the 3D Systems Cube® 3D printing experience to 150 Office Depot stores nationwide. ... 
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12/10/13Office Depot, Inc. Selects Boca Raton for Its Corporate Headquarters
BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it has chosen Boca Raton, Fla. for its global headquarters. The decision is the result of a thorough evaluation that took into account a number of important factors, including the cost to operate ... 
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12/09/13The Elves Are Back!
The Most Loved Viral Holiday Website in History Adds Four New Dancing Elf Videos And Office Dance Party Video Contest for A Chance to Win $20,000 in Business Services NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2013-- The most loved viral holiday website in history, ElfYourself.com®, is back and is helping to deliver holiday cheer with four new dance styles and an office dance party video contest. OfficeMax® Incorporated, now part of the new co... 
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12/02/13Office Depot, Inc. Names Stephen E. Hare Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Financial Veteran Brings Strong Operating Skills and Integration Experience Co-CFO Mike Newman Retires from Organization Interim Co-CFO Deb O’Connor Returns to Position as Senior Vice President, Finance and Co-Chief Accounting Officer BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the ... 
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11/15/13OfficeMax to Withdraw American & Foreign Power Company Inc. Debentures, 5% Series Due 2030 from Listing on the NYSE
NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated, now part of the new company formed through the merger of equals with Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced and has notified the New York Stock Exchange that in connection with the completion of its merger of equals with Office Depot, Inc. on November 5, 2013, it intends t... 
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11/15/13Office Depot, Inc. Receives $35 Million Distribution from Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C.
Retains Ownership of 20% in Voting Equity Securities BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced that it received an approximately $35 million cash distribution on November 14, 2013, related to OfficeMax Incorporated’s October 2004 investment in Boise Cas... 
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11/12/13Roland C. Smith Appointed Chairman and CEO of Office Depot, Inc.
Brings More Than 30 Years of Leadership Experience, Strong Retail Background, and Exceptional Track Record in Merger Integration, Business Transformation and Value Creation BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the appointment of Roland C. S... 
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11/11/13Office Depot Gifts Customers with Holiday Deals Starting Thanksgiving Day
Customers Can Begin Shopping Office Depot Special Offers Online Beginning 12 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, with Most Stores Opening at 8 p.m. BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 11, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced for the first time ever that it is extending its holiday hours. Most retail stores will be open from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. local time on Thanksgiving Day and b... 
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11/05/13Office Depot and OfficeMax Complete Merger
Neil Austrian and Ravi Saligram to Serve as Co-CEOs Board of Directors for New Company Named Updates Synergy Benefits and One-Time Merger Costs Focus is Now on Executing Integration Plans and Delivering Synergies BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. and OfficeMax Incorporated today announced the completion of their merger of equals, creating a stronger, more competi... 
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11/05/13OfficeMax Announces Departure Of Board Members DePinto And Montgoris
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that directors Joseph DePinto and William Montgoris informed the Company that they would not seek to be appointed to the new Board of Directors following the proposed merger of OfficeMax Incorporated and Office Depot, Inc. Mr. DePinto has served on the OfficeMax Board since 2006. Mr. Montgoris has served on the OfficeM... 
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11/05/13Office Depot Announces Departure of Board Members
Bateman, Colligan, Fife, Mason and Svider will not Seek Appointment to Merged Company Board BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the departure of five directors who informed the Company that they would not seek to be appointed to the new Board of Directors following the proposed merger of Office Depot, Inc. and OfficeMax Inco... 
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11/05/13Office Depot Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ended September 28, 2013. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS1 Total Company sales for the third quarter of 2013 were $2.6 billion, down 3% compared to the third quarter of 2012 in both U.S. dollars and in constant currency. The Company reported ... 
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11/05/13OfficeMax Reports Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results
- Results Include Approximately $72 Million of Cash Proceeds From Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C. Received in July - Maintains Good Quarterly Customer Retention Rate in U.S. Contract - Double-Digit Sales Growth for OfficeMax.com - Continues Executing In-Store Services Strategy NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal third ... 
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11/01/13OfficeMax and Office Depot Receive U.S. FTC Clearance for Proposed Merger
Companies Announce Intended Closing Date of November 5, 2013 NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today announced the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has unconditionally cleared the companies’ proposed merger of equals. The companies anticipate completing the transaction after market close on November 5, 2013, subject to the satisfaction of... 
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11/01/13OfficeMax and Office Depot Receive U.S. FTC Clearance for Proposed Merger
Companies Announce Intended Closing Date of November 5, 2013 NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today announced the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has unconditionally cleared the companies’ proposed merger of equals. The companies anticipate completing the transaction after market close on November 5, 2013, subject to the satisfaction of... 
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10/31/13Most OfficeMax Stores to Open 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day
OfficeMax Delivers Holiday Deals Earlier Than Ever with Black Friday Door Busters Starting Thanksgiving Evening, and Black Friday Deals Available Online Starting 12:01 A.M. EST Thanksgiving Morning with Free Shipping on Online Orders of $20 or More3 NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and business services, today announced it is opening its doors at 8:00 p.m. local time Thanksgiving night1 wit... 
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10/30/13Steve Schmidt, Office Depot President of International, Named City of Hope 2014 Spirit of Life Award Honoree
Schmidt to Lead the City of Hope National Office Products Council in the 2014 “Connecting Hope” Campaign BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Steve Schmidt, President of the International Division, and member of the National Office Products Council, has been named the 2014 City of Hope Spirit of Life Honoree. ... 
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10/28/13OfficeMax Launches Commercial-Grade, Private Brand Seating Line
New WorkPro™ Chairs Provide Durability for Use of More Than 8 Hours Daily NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has launched WorkPro™, a  commercial-grade, limited lifetime warranty private brand seating line available in-store, on-line and to its business customers. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.c... 
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10/24/13Office Depot Foundation ‘Dream UP’ Program Inspires Middle School Students to Focus on Future Careers
Aspiring Aeronautical Engineer, CPA and Writer are Latest Essay Challenge Winners in Program Presented with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2013-- A future network news anchor, groundbreaking scientist or even President of the United States might be sitting in a middle school classroom right now. Thanks to the Office Depot Foundation Dream UP Career Exploration Program, these students and thousands m... 
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10/23/13Office Depot Delivers Holiday Early for Small Business Shoppers and Business Gifters
Reacting to Behavioral Insights, Office Supplier Beating Competitors to Market with Convenient Shopping Experience and Customizable Gifting Options In-Store & Online BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, is one of the first retailers to offer 2013 holiday items for an early-season wave of small business shoppers. Shopping trends... 
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10/22/13OfficeMax Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.02 per common share, payable on November 15, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 1, 2013. About OfficeMax OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leading provider of products, solutions and services for the wo... 
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10/22/13OfficeMax To Hold Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss third quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended September 28, 2013 on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at in... 
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10/22/13Office Depot to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Tuesday, November 5, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce third quarter 2013 earnings for the fiscal period ended September 28, 2013 on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit the Office Depot Investor Relation... 
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10/17/13Office Depot Celebrates 10 Years of Transparency with 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report
New Report Outlines the Company’s Path to Positive Impact BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 17, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company is celebrating its tenth year of sustainability metrics reporting with the launch of the 2013 Corporate Citizenship Report. The report, which can be found at www.officedepotcitizenship.com, shares with visitors the... 
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10/08/13OfficeMax Introduces New Services Center at Stores Nationwide to Provide Business Owners with Essential Support for Growth
New Survey Finds U.S. Small Business Owners Burn More Than 4 Billion Hours a Year On Support Functions - Draining Time, Energy and Passion for Growth NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today introduced its new Services Center, located within stores nationwide to provide business owners the essential operations support they need to grow. The OfficeMax Services Center offers an extensive portfolio of more than 40 services designed to relieve admi... 
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10/04/13Office Depot Announces Sponsorship of One Direction’s 1D Day
Retailer Invites Fans to Raise Awareness for Anti-Bullying Education During National Bullying Prevention Month and Win a Trip to Meet the Band BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2013-- This week, Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) revealed the next phase of its multi-faceted anti-bullying partnership with One Direction by announcing sponsorship of the band’s seven-hour virtual live broadcast event, 1D Day, which will take place o... 
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10/01/13OfficeMax, Customers Donate Nearly $1.7 Million in Supplies to Benefit Teachers and Schools
Seventh Annual 'A Day Made Better' Events Surprise 1,000 Teachers Nationwide With $1 Million Total in Classroom Supplies, And Additional Supplies for Their Schools NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), its back-to-school shoppers and business customers helped ease the burden by donating nearly $1.7 million in classroom supplies to teachers and schools in a series of nationwide surprise events through the OfficeMax A Day Made Better program... 
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09/30/13OfficeMax Chief Digital Officer Elected to Shop.org Board
Company Fosters Collaboration, Creativity to Build on Award-Winning e-Commerce Business and Digital Innovation NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, and the 11th largest online retailer1, today announced that Jim Barr, executive vice president and chief digital officer, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Shop.org where he will serve a two-year term. (Photo: http://pho... 
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09/26/13Office Depot First U.S. Office Supply Store to Announce in-Store Customer Experience of the Cube® 3D Printer
Denver is First City in Planned Nationwide Rollout to Experience 3D Printing With Hands-on Exposure to the Latest Technology BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2013-- Today, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, expands the online availability of Cube and CubeX™ 3D printers by conducting an in-store pilot program in its downtown Denver location (1585 Wynkoop St.). The progra... 
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09/18/13OfficeMax Launches Digital Innovation Collaboration Center
Company Fosters Collaboration, Creativity to Build on Award-Winning e-Commerce Business and Digital Innovation NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, and the 11th largest online retailer1, today celebrated the launch of the OfficeMax Digital Innovation Collaboration Center (Digital IC2) to build upon the company's history of delivering an award-winning e-commerce experience for cus... 
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09/16/13Office Depot Foundation Invites U.S. Middle Schools to Apply to Host Assemblies against Bullying
School Assembly Program Features Bullying Expert Brooks Gibbs and is Supported by Sales of Exclusive One Direction Collection at Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 16, 2013-- The Office Depot Foundation – the independent, nonprofit philanthropic arm of Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services - invites middle schools across the United States to participate in the Foundation’s n... 
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08/29/13Office Depot Announces Results of Cash Offer for Its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2019
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 29, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today the results of its previously announced cash offer to purchase any and all of its $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of outstanding 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (CUSIP 676220AG1 and U67518AC1) (the “notes”) pursuant to its offer to purchase dated July 30, 2013 (... 
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08/27/13New OfficeMax Business Solutions Center Arrives to Serve Chicago Entrepreneurs and Local Businesses
OfficeMax Unveils Innovative New 'Store of the Future' in Chicago's Streeterville Neighborhood NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced the opening of its first Chicago-area OfficeMax Business Solutions Center, an innovative new store format designed to serve the needs of local entrepreneurs and businesses.  Located at 550 N. St. Clair St. in Chicago's business-rich Streeterville neighborhood north of The Loop, the new service-centri... 
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08/26/13OfficeMax Delivers Tech 'Peace of Mind' with Expanded Security, Support, Cloud Storage and Data Recovery Services
Suite of Tech Services and Solutions - Including First Nationwide In-Store Data Crash Recovery - Provide Businesses and Consumers with Technology Optimization and Security NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, today announced it is expanding its technology security, support, cloud storage and data recovery services and products to provide businesses and consumers with peace of mind ... 
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08/20/13Office Depot and Starboard Reach Settlement Agreement
Starboard to Withdraw Proxy Solicitation and Vote the White Card at Upcoming Annual Meeting BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company and its largest shareholder, Starboard Value LP (together with its affiliates, "Starboard"), have reached a settlement agreement ahead of the Company’s upcoming Annual Meet... 
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08/20/13Office Depot Urges Shareholders to Protect the Best Interests of the Company after Starboard Refuses Good-Faith Compromise
After Listening to Shareholders, Office Depot Offered Starboard Three Seats on its Existing Board, One Seat on the CEO Selection Committee and Two Seats on the Post-Merger Company's Board in an Effort to Reach a Compromise BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that negotiations it initiated to reach a good-faith compromise wi... 
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08/19/13Office Depot Foundation Launches Anti-Bullying Educational Initiative in Schools Nationwide
New Program Features Bullying Expert Brooks Gibbs and is Supported by Sales of Exclusive One Direction Collection at Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 19, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services, today announced the next phase of its multi-faceted anti-bullying partnership with One Direction - a new Office Depot Foundation educational program intended to help stop ... 
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08/16/13Photos of Nick Cannon, Award-Winning Actor, Comedian, and Host of “America’s Got Talent,” Participating in an Office Depot Foundation Back-to-School Celebration in San Diego, CA are available on Business Wire’s Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2013-- Photos are available on Business Wire’s Web Site and AP PhotoExpress of Nick Cannon, Award-Winning Actor, Comedian, and Host of “America’s Got Talent,” Participating in an Office Depot Foundation Back-to-School Celebration in San Diego, CA. San Diego, Calif. - Nick Cannon surrounded by some of the recipients of 3,500 Office Depot Foundation sackpacks during a Back-to-School Celebration event at an Office Depot... 
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08/14/13Egan-Jones Recommends That Shareholders Vote on the White Proxy Card in Support of All Office Depot Board Nominees
Report Acknowledges Compromise Proposed by Office Depot to Maintain the Integrity of the CEO Search Committee is in the Best Interests of Shareholders Office Depot Urges All Shareholders to Vote the WHITE Proxy Card Today BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Egan-Jones Proxy Services, a leading independent proxy ... 
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08/14/13OfficeMax Has Touch Tech for Back-to-School
The Latest Touch Tablets and Laptops, Printers, PC Protection and Support Services for Every Grade at OfficeMax Stores and OfficeMax.com NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, is rolling out the latest in touch technology products and services for back-to-school. From tablets to laptops and convertible computers featuring Windows® 8, OfficeMax offers students the latest advances in ... 
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08/13/13Office Depot Offers Customers the Latest in Printing Innovation with Two New 3D Printers
The Cube® and The CubeX™ Are The First in a Line-Up of Groundbreaking 3D Printing Technology Products Available at Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2013-- Today, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and printing services, is adding to its product and solutions portfolio by offering innovative 3D printer solutions from 3D Systems (NYSE: DDD), including the Cube® and the CubeX™ 3D p... 
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08/13/13Office Depot Will Invite Starboard Nominees Recommended by Two Proxy Advisory Firms to the Company’s Board If CEO Selection Committee Nominees Are Re-Elected
Urges Shareholders to Vote the WHITE Proxy Card to Allow Continuity of the CEO Selection Committee BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today provided an update concerning the Company’s annual meeting of shareholders which is scheduled for August 21, 2013. Office Depot announced that if CEO Selection Committee members Tom Col... 
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08/12/13Office Depot And OfficeMax Provide Update On CEO Search
BOCA RATON, Fla. and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today provided an update on the CEO search process for the combined company as part of the overall progress on integration planning. At the time that Office Depot and OfficeMax agreed to merge, both companies' boards of directors determined to undertake a comprehensive search process, which would consider both internal and external candidates in order to ide... 
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08/12/13Office Depot and OfficeMax Provide Update on CEO Search
BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 12, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today provided an update on the CEO search process for the combined company as part of the overall progress on integration planning. At the time that Office Depot and OfficeMax agreed to merge, both companies’ boards of directors determined to undertake a comprehensive search process, which would consider both ... 
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08/08/13Office Depot Joins Forces with Nick Cannon to Launch Exclusive ‘NCredible™’ Back-to-School Product Line
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 8, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services, today announced the availability of the “NCredible” branded back-to-school product line, which includes flash drive bracelets and carabiners, iPhone® 5 cases, notebooks, folders, a backpack and pens. The exclusive product line was designed in collaboration with award-winning actor, comedian, and host of “America's ... 
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08/08/13OfficeMax Joins Forces with Aspire, Kessler Foundation to Expand Employment Programs for People with Disabilities
New Aspire CareerLink Training Center in Suburban Chicago to Provide Real-World Training for OfficeMax Careers for People with Disabilities NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, this week joined Kessler Foundation, Aspire of Illinois, the Association of People Supporting EmploymentFirst (APSE), the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and the Illinois Division of Rehabilitation Servi... 
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08/07/13Office Depot Releases Greener Paper Purchasing Policy
New Policy Focuses on Implementation and Includes Wide Spectrum of Support from Forest Sector Stakeholders BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has released a new greener paper purchasing policy designed to increase its use and tracking of environmentally preferable paper products. The new guidelines –... 
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08/07/13Office Depot Sends Letter to Shareholders Urging Them to Vote the White Card to Ensure That the Company Remains on Course to Unlock Significant Value
Details Significant Progress Made on Proposed Merger and Integration with OfficeMax Says Starboard Nominees and Proposal Pose Risk to Merger BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today sent a letter to all shareholders urging them to vote the white proxy card in favor of Office Depot’s ten director nominees and their ongoing efforts t... 
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08/06/13OfficeMax Reports Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results
- Maintains High Quarterly Customer Retention Rate in U.S. Contract - Continues Double-Digit Sales Growth for OfficeMax.com - Continues to Optimize the Retail Store Base NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal second quarter ended June 29, 2013.  Consolidated Results Reported Results Total sales were $1,533.0 milli... 
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08/05/13Office Depot Files Investor Presentation Demonstrating That Election of Its Nominees Will Lead to Greater Shareholder Value
Insertion of Starboard Nominees Will Jeopardize the Progress Made to Date on OfficeMax Transaction and Realization of Substantial Synergies -- Each Month of Delay in Integration Estimated to Cost Shareholders $12M in Potential Savings Company Intends to Hold Next Annual Shareholders Meeting in April 2014 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplie... 
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08/02/13Photos of Nick Cannon Participating in an Office Depot Foundation Back-to-School Celebration in Fort Lauderdale, FL are Available on Business Wire’s Website and AP PhotoExpress
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2013-- Two photos are available on Business Wire’s website and AP PhotoExpress of Nick Cannon, Award-Winning Actor, Comedian, and Host of “America's Got Talent,” participating in an Office Depot Foundation Back-to-School Celebration in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Nick Cannon (center) joined the Office Depot Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on August 2 to donate 7,500 sackpacks filled wi... 
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08/02/13Office Depot Helps Florida Teachers Stretch State Funds Further
Teachers Encouraged To Take Advantage Of Tax-Free Weekend and Additional 20 Percent Off Qualifying Purchases for Loyalty Members BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a longtime supporter of teachers and leading global provider of school supplies and services, applauds the State of Florida's commitment to education through additional investment in the Teachers Classroom Supply Assistance Progr... 
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08/02/13Office Depot Recognizes Leaders in Greener Purchasing
Twenty-Eight Out Of 17,000 Evaluated Organizations Awarded for Exemplary Environmental Purchasing BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 2, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced its recent award winners for leadership in greener purchasing. For the past seven years, the Company has publicly recognized a small group of its contract customers who proactively seek... 
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07/31/13Office Depot Honored for Outstanding Product Quality and Service by David Weekley Homes
Eighth Consecutive Year as Coveted “Partners of Choice” Award Recipient BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, was recently honored with the highly coveted “Partners of Choice Award” from David Weekley Homes, the largest privately-held home builder in America. This is the eighth consecutive year that Office Depot has received the esteemed awa... 
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07/31/13OfficeMax Receives $72-Million Distribution From Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C.
Retains Ownership Of 20% In Voting Equity Securities NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced that it received an approximately $72-million cash distribution yesterday related to its October 2004 investment in Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C. ("BCH").  OfficeMax owns 20% of the voting equity securities ("Common Units") of BCH, which is accounted for under the cost ... 
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07/30/13Office Depot and Sony Pictures Entertainment Unite to Highlight 1D+OD Anti-Bullying Campaign at the One Direction: This is Us Film Premiere Event
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) today revealed the next phase of its multi-faceted anti-bullying partnership with One Direction by announcing sponsorship of the band’s summer movie premiere. The One Direction: This is Us premiere event will take place in New York City and will help benefit the anti-bullying educational component of the strategic partnership. The private after-party will include a ... 
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07/30/13Office Depot Announces Cash Offer for Its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes Due 2019
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that it has commenced a cash offer to purchase any and all of its $250,000,000 in aggregate principal amount of outstanding 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (CUSIP 676220AG1 and U67518AC1) (the “notes”). The Company is offering to purchase the notes in connection with the p... 
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07/30/13Office Depot Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ended June 29, 2013. SECOND QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the second quarter of 2013 were $2.4 billion, down 4% compared to the second quarter of 2012 in both U.S. dollars and in constant currency. The shift in the timing of the Easte... 
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07/29/13OfficeMax And Office Depot Provide Merger Update
Companies Gain Momentum in Integration Planning More Than 150 Team Members from Both Companies Engaged in 17 Workstreams Companies Reaffirm Synergies Target of $400-$600 Million NAPERVILLE, Ill. and BOCA RATON, Fla., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today provided an update on the integration planning process and expected annual cost-saving synergies related to the companies' proposed merger. Office Depot and Offic... 
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07/29/13OfficeMax and Office Depot Provide Merger Update
Companies Gain Momentum in Integration Planning More Than 150 Team Members from Both Companies Engaged in 17 Workstreams Companies Reaffirm Synergies Target of $400-$600 Million NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today provided an update on the integration planning process and expected annual cost-saving synergies related to... 
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07/29/13Office Depot Commemorates 20 Years of Teacher Appreciation Events Across the U.S. and Puerto Rico
Company Continues Signature Events by Providing Office Depot Rewards Star Teacher Members Deals, 20% Discounts on qualifying purchases and Complimentary Breakfast BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013-- Leading up to the start of the school year, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office and school supplies and services, will continue to honor teachers by offering special deals, discounts and compli... 
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07/29/13Students Go Back to School Happy with Office Depot’s Unique Roster of School Supplies
One-Stop Shop Provides Students and Parents with Standout Styles at Perfect Prices BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services, has unveiled a unique back-to-school product offering that is guaranteed to make students standout this school year. Students can select from hundreds of fashionable and functional products so they are prepared to go back-to-scho... 
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07/29/13Office Depot Sends Letter to Shareholders Highlighting Board’s Progress and Momentum on Merger with OfficeMax
Transaction On Track For A Successful Closing By End Of The Year Says Current Board Has The Right Mix Of Relevant Experience And Is Best-Qualified To Continue Executing On Its Internal Strategic Plan And Merger BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today sent a letter to all shareholders highlighting the significant progress that has... 
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07/25/13OfficeMax Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.02 per common share, payable on August 30, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 15, 2013. About OfficeMax OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the wor... 
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07/25/13Office Depot Releases Fifth Annual Catalog Dedicated to Products from Historically Underutilized Businesses
2013 Catalog Highlights Nearly 1,800 Products Offered by Certified Minority-, Women-, Disabled-, and Veteran-Owned Businesses BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 25, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the release of the Company’s 2013 Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) catalog, which highlights select HUB suppliers and an assortment of nearly 1,800 items ... 
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07/24/13Office Depot Small Business Index Finds Ability to Learn Quickly is Top Trait for New Grads Seeking Jobs
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2013-- As part of its commitment to the small business community, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today released findings from its latest Small Business Index. The study revealed that the top skill SMBs look for when evaluating new grads for open positions is the ability to learn quickly. Being a fast learner is valued even more than social media skills... 
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07/24/13Nick Cannon Joins Office Depot Foundation to Donate 8,000 New Sackpacks to Help Los Angeles-Area Children Get Ready for School
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than Three Million Kids Since 2001 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2013-- With the beginning of the new school year just a few weeks away, the Office Depot Foundation is preparing to donate 8,000 colorful new sackpacks containing essential school supplies to kids served by nonprofit organizations, schools and agencies in the Los Angeles area. The Foundation – the independent charitable giving ar... 
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07/24/13OfficeMax Announces Promotion of Deb O'Connor to Interim CFO and Departure of EVP and CFO Bruce Besanko
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that Bruce Besanko, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will leave the company to become the executive vice president and chief financial officer of SUPERVALU Inc. His last day at OfficeMax will be August 6. Besanko has served OfficeMax as CFO since 2009, playing an instrumental role in strengthening and... 
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07/22/13Office Depot Helps Students Transition to College
Office Depot Offers Advice on the Latest Technology, Deals, College Essentials, and Tips from Partnership with Chegg BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services, is becoming The College Supply Headquarters – offering great deals on essential college products and services, a college checklist and best-in-class advice through a partnership with Chegg... 
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07/22/13Office Depot Mails Definitive Proxy Statement and Sends Letter to Shareholders
Urges Shareholders To Vote The White Proxy Card In Support Of Office Depot Board At Annual Meeting BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company has filed its definitive proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ahead of the Company’s upcoming Annual Meeting of Shareholders on August 21, 2013. ... 
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07/18/13Office Depot to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Tuesday, July 30, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce second quarter 2013 earnings for the fiscal period ending June 29, 2013 on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Depot’s... 
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07/17/13New Purchase and Pick-up Options Provide Office Depot Customers with Even More Ways to Shop
Company Seamlessly Integrates Its Retail Store with Online and Mobile Commerce, Making It Simple and Convenient For Customers to Find, Purchase and Pick-Up Items BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office and school supplies and services, today announced new enhancements to the customer shopping experience that will make its stores and website more convenient and seaml... 
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07/16/13Full Assortment of Dell Ink and Toner Now Available at Office Depot
Company Offers Wide Selection of Dell Must-Haves Including Ink, Toner, Printers, Laptops, Desktops, Monitors, and Projectors BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 16, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the arrival of Dell products to meet the diverse needs of customers and expand the Company’s roster of technology offerings. Beginning this week, businesses and consumers ... 
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07/15/13Office Depot Serves as a Trusted Resource for Teachers by Providing Year-Round Classroom Support
Company Helps Teachers Prepare for Success with New Digital Teacher Planning Tool, Full Range of Common Core Products and Teacher Rewards Program BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 15, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies and services, continues its commitment to education by offering teachers convenient classroom resources, special deals and shopping rewards to support them all year long. ... 
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07/10/13Office Depot And OfficeMax Stockholders Approve Merger Of Equals
BOCA RATON, Fla. and NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced the preliminary results of their respective special meetings of stockholders held earlier this morning. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot common stock to OfficeMax stockholders pursuant ... 
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07/10/13Office Depot and OfficeMax Stockholders Approve Merger of Equals
BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced the preliminary results of their respective special meetings of stockholders held earlier this morning. OfficeMax stockholders voted to approve the merger and adopt the Agreement and Plan of Merger with Office Depot. Office Depot stockholders voted to approve the issuance of shares of Office Depot commo... 
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07/09/13Office Depot Closes Sale of Joint Venture Stake in Office Depot de Mexico
Sale Enhances Liquidity Position and Represents Significant Value for Shareholders BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 9, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the closing of the sale of its 50% stake in Latin American Joint Venture Office Depot de Mexico S.A. de C.V. to Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. (GIGANTE.MX) for the Mexican Peso amount of 8,777.36 million in c... 
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07/09/13OfficeMax To Hold Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss second quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended June 29, 2013 on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.o... 
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07/08/13Office Depot Announces Filing of Preliminary Proxy Statement for Annual Meeting
Nominates Michael J. Massey to Join Office Depot Board BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 8, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company filed its preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Friday, July 5, 2013. The Company also announced that Michael J. Massey, previously Chief Executive Officer and Pr... 
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07/05/13Office Depot and One Direction Unveil Exclusive Line of Back-to-School Products
Live Nice at School with 1D + OD Supplies BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today unveiled the next phase of its anti-bullying collaboration with global music phenomenon One Direction, introducing an exclusive offering of back-to-school products. The limited-edition collection is now available at all Office Depot retail locations nationwide and on officedepot.com. A percentage of the products’ sales wil... 
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07/03/13OfficeMax to Bring Chicago's First OfficeMax Business Solutions Center to the Streeterville Neighborhood
New "Store of the Future" Format Designed Specially to Meet the Needs of Chicago's Business Community NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced it has finalized a lease agreement to open Chicago's first OfficeMax Business Solutions Center in the city's business-rich Streeterville neighborhood later this summer. The currently unoccupied street-level space at 550 ... 
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07/01/13OfficeMax Expands, Advances Line of Private Brand Writing Products to Help Customers Get More for Less
OfficeMax Private Brand Writing Products Developed to Meet the Quality and Performance of Leading National Brands at Value Prices NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has expanded its line of OfficeMax private brand writing products by 75 percent with new pens, highlighters, mechanical pencils and markers. The expansion coincides with advances to additional writi... 
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06/25/13Delaware Court Confirms Office Depot Annual Shareholder Meeting Date
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that the Delaware Chancery Court entered an order in its pending litigation with Starboard Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd. relating to the timing of Office Depot’s annual shareholder meeting. Pursuant to the order, Office Depot will hold its annual shareholder meeting on the date it previousl... 
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06/25/13Office Depot’s New Rewards Program Offers Members the Flexibility to Personalize Their Benefits
Office Depot Rewards™ Members Earn Points and Get Rewarded Monthly for Shopping, Connecting and Recycling with Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office and school supplies and services, today unveiled its new industry-leading rewards program that gives customers the freedom, flexibility and savings they deserve. According to The 2013 Maritz Loyal... 
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06/18/13Office Depot to Help Entrepreneurs Boost Their Business as Official Sponsor of National Small Business Week
NFL Legend and Entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton – Office Depot’s Small Business Partner – to Headline Event, Provide Expert Insights BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today reaffirmed its commitment to entrepreneurship through its sponsorship and participation in the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 50th annual National Small Business We... 
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06/17/13Office Depot Announces Annual Shareholders Meeting Date
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 17, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it will hold its annual meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. Shareholders of record on July 11, 2013 will be eligible to vote at the annual shareholders meeting. The location and time of the meeting will be included in the proxy materials, which will be mailed to share... 
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06/11/13OfficeMax And Office Depot CEO Selection Committee Hires Korn/Ferry International For CEO Search
NAPERVILLE, Ill. and BOCA RATON, Fla., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) today announced that the global talent management consultancy Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY) has been selected to assist the CEO Selection Committee in the search for a CEO for the combined company in the pending merger. Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of leadership and talent management solutions with reach across all industries a... 
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06/11/13OfficeMax and Office Depot CEO Selection Committee Hires Korn/Ferry International for CEO Search
NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) today announced that the global talent management consultancy Korn/Ferry International (NYSE:KFY) has been selected to assist the CEO Selection Committee in the search for a CEO for the combined company in the pending merger. Korn/Ferry International is a premier global provider of leadership and talent management ... 
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06/10/13OfficeMax Sets July 10 As Date For Special Shareholder Meeting To Vote On Pending Merger
Company seeks shareholder approval for its proposed merger of equals with Office Depot NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has set a date for a special meeting of its shareholders to consider and vote on the merger of equals with Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), previously announced on February 20, 2013, and certain other matters.  The special meeting will be held ... 
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06/10/13Office Depot Announces Mailing of Proxy Statements and Shareholder Meeting Date
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 10, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it will begin mailing the joint proxy statement/prospectus relating to the proposed merger with OfficeMax on or about June 10, 2013. Shareholders of record as of May 28, 2013 will receive the joint proxy statement/prospectus regarding the proposed merger and be entitled to vote a... 
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06/05/13TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Acer’s First Full-Featured 8.1-Inch Tablet Running Windows 8 Now Available for Pre-Sale at Office Depot
BOCA RATON, Fla--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2013-- Complete computing is now available in the palm of your hand, and Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is making it available for consumers to do business, homework or enjoy their entertainment while on the go. The all new Acer Iconia W3 is available now for pre-order at your local Office Depot retail location or OfficeDepot.com for $349.99 (32GB). Acer’s Iconia W3 is the industry’s first full-fe... 
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06/04/13Office Depot Announces Sale of Joint Venture Stake in Office Depot De Mexico to Grupo Gigante
Sale of its 50 Percent Stake for Approximately $690 Million Represents Significant Value for Shareholders BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its 50% stake in Latin American Joint Venture Office Depot de Mexico S.A. de C.V. to Grupo Gigante, S.A.B. de C.V. (GIGANTE.MX... 
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05/30/13Office Depot and One Direction Announce Alliance to Raise Money for Anti-Bullying Education Program
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 30, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is proud to announce its alliance with the world-renowned music group, One Direction, who officially become partners in the retailer’s Anti-Bullying campaign that will launch across the U.S. during the 2013 Back-to-School season. Office Depot and One Direction Announce Alliance to Raise Money for Anti-Bullying Education Program (Photo: Business Wire) T... 
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05/23/13Office Depot And OfficeMax Select The Boston Consulting Group To Provide Integration Support For Pending Merger
Leading Management Consultant Will Help Guide Integration Design and Planning Efforts; Integration Management Office Established and Leads Named BOCA RATON, Fla. and NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced that The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm, has been selected to provide integration support for the companies' proposed merger. The companies also announced the... 
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05/23/13Office Depot and OfficeMax Select the Boston Consulting Group to Provide Integration Support for Pending Merger
Leading Management Consultant Will Help Guide Integration Design and Planning Efforts; Integration Management Office Established and Leads Named BOCA RATON, Fla. & NAPERVILLE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 23, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) and OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) today announced that The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global management consulting firm, has been selected to provide integration support for the co... 
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05/23/13Office Depot Foundation Supports Short- and Long-Term Relief and Recovery Efforts Following Oklahoma Tornadoes
Foundation Has Longstanding Partnership with Oklahoma City-Based Feed The Children BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 23, 2013-- The Office Depot Foundation is supporting relief and recovery efforts following the devastating EF-5 tornado in Oklahoma with immediate contributions to local non-profit organizations and plans to continue to assist in the weeks and months ahead. “This tragedy has touched us on a very personal lev... 
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05/23/13OfficeMax Workplace Expands Networking Services to Help Customers Streamline Their Technology Work Environments
Brings HP's World-Class Network Solutions to Customers NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax WorkplaceSM, the U.S. business-to-business division of OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has expanded its IT Lifecycle Management Services with the addition of HP Networking  to deliver more world-class solutions to enterprise, medium and small business customers. The addition of HP Networking ... 
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05/17/13OfficeMax To Present At The 14th Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced it is scheduled to present at the Fourteenth Annual B. Riley & Co. Investor Conference. The company's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in Santa Monica, California, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (12:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time).  A live webcast can be accessed via the Internet by visiting... 
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05/15/13Office Depot Foundation Listen Learn Care Awards Recognize Extraordinary Community Service
May 17 Event Will Feature Clark Kellogg - CBS College Basketball Analyst and Board Member of the One Heart Project BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2013-- The One Heart Project - a national program designed to give youth in the juvenile justice system a second chance at a successful life - and a non-profit organization started by a 15-year-old who’s passionate about sharks are among the recipients of the Office Depot Foundation’s 2013 ... 
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05/14/13On-the-Go Consumers Power-up in Style with New mophie Products Available at Office Depot
mophie Products Offer All Day Power and Everyday Protection to Keep Smartphones and Tablets Going Longer BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2013-- In a world of mobility, Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is bringing customers the latest in portable power management solutions by offering the most popular mophie® products in retail locations nationwide and online. ... 
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05/07/13OfficeMax Reports First Quarter 2013 Financial Results
- Continues Double-Digit Sales Growth for OfficeMax.com - Maintains High Quarterly Customer Retention Rate in U.S. Contract - Launches First-Of-Its-Kind OfficeMax Business Solutions Center - Results Include the Previously Announced Approximately $130 Million of Cash Proceeds From Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C. NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leading provider of office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announce... 
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05/07/13OfficeMax Announces Special Dividend Of $1.50 Per Common Share
NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leading provider of office supplies, technology and services, announced today that its board of directors has declared a special non-recurring dividend of $1.50 per share of common stock payable on July 2, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 12, 2013.  "We are very pleased to close our comprehensive assessment of the balance sheet by returning approximately $130 million to Office... 
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05/03/13Chicago Cubs and OfficeMax Announce Partnership
OfficeMax Named Official Office Products Supplier of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, With In-Ballpark Advertising, Printing Support and OfficeMax-Sponsored Ernie Banks Promotional Day June 8 NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced a partnership with the Chicago Cubs that marks OfficeMax as the official office products supplier to the Cubs and Wrigley Field, and provides the Ch... 
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05/02/13Office Depot Recognizes Inspirational Teachers by Supporting Estella’s Brilliant Bus
Partnership with Estella Pyfrom and Her Mobile Tech Classroom Shines the Spotlight on Educators in Conjunction with REAL Change Productions BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 2, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, believes in the value of education and supports teachers, parents and students through a variety of give-back programs, including the Star Teacher Program, Office Depot’s Teacher Appreciation ... 
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05/01/13SMALL BUSINESS BRIEF: Office Depot Small Business Index Finds Nearly Four in Ten Business Owners Believe Having a Mentor Would Boost Their Business
SMB Owners’ Need for Expert Guidance Prompts Launch of Partnership With NFL Legend and Entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 1, 2013-- As a long-time supporter of the SMB community, Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today released findings from its latest Small Business Index. The study revealed that four in ten small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) owners believe ... 
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05/01/13OfficeMax Upgrades B2B Online Customer Experience On OfficeMaxWorkplace.com
New Search Engine, Navigation and Content Enhancements Boost Customer Conversion Rate with Improved Search Efficiency, Shopping and Order Experience NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services and the 11th largest online retailer1, today announced a new search engine, with content and navigation improvements on its OfficeMax WorkplaceSM business-to-business e-commerce site, OfficeMaxWorkplace.com, to ... 
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04/30/13OfficeMax Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.02 per common share, payable on May 31, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2013. About OfficeMax OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the workplace, whether... 
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04/30/13Office Depot Announces First Quarter 2013 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ended March 30, 2013. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the first quarter of 2013 were approximately $2.7 billion, down 5% compared to the first quarter of 2012 in both U.S. dollars and in constant currency. Sales in the quarter were negatively impacted by approximately $58 million or 200 bas... 
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04/25/13Office Depot Sets Record Date for Proposed Consent Solicitation
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 25, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has set the close of business on May 3, 2013 as the record date for the determination of the Company’s stockholders who are eligible to execute, withhold or revoke consents in response to the proposed solicitation of written consents by Starboard Value and Opportunity Master Fund Ltd and othe... 
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04/23/13Office Depot to Announce First Quarter 2013 Earnings Tuesday, April 30, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 23, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce first quarter 2013 earnings for the fiscal period ending March 30, 2013 on Tuesday, April 30, 2013. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Depot’s... 
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04/23/13OfficeMax Receives National Award for Leadership in Hiring People with Disabilities
Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation Honors OfficeMax as "Private Business of the Year" for Disability Hiring Partnership NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, has been awarded the National Employment Team 2013 "Private Sector Business of the Year" by the Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation (CSAVR) for its commitment to employing people with d... 
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04/22/13Office Depot Small Business Index Finds SMBs Are Motivated to Go Green to Save Money
Twenty Percent of SMBs are Greener than Last Year; One-Third Looking to Go Greener in 2013 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 22, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Earth Day-focused Small Business Index indicating that small businesses (SMBs) are motivated to go green by concern for the environment (76 percent), saving money (... 
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04/18/13Office Depot Kicks off Earth Month with New Corporate Citizenship Website
Interactive Site Delivers Transparency on Hundreds of Sustainability Metrics BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company is celebrating Earth Month with the debut of its new Corporate Citizenship website. The site, www.officedepotcitizenship.com, offers visitors an interactive experience to learn about Office Depot... 
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04/17/13Office Depot And ICLEI Announce Expansion of National Green Business Challenge
Following Success of Challenges in Chicago, Austin and other Locations, Innovative Public-Private Partnership Set to Expand to Four Additional Cities in 2013 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the expansion of its Public- Private Partnership with ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI USA). In 2013, four mo... 
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04/09/13OfficeMax To Hold First Quarter 2013 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended March 30, 2013 on Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com... 
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04/09/13OfficeMax And Office Depot Provide Merger Update And Make Key Regulatory Filing
Announce CEO Selection Committee and Launch Integration Planning Process Share Progress in Key Regulatory Milestones NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) today provided several key updates to their planned merger, including the announcement of the committee members tasked with overseeing the process to select a CEO for the combined company and selection of the executives who will help to m... 
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04/09/13OfficeMax and Office Depot Provide Merger Update and Make Key Regulatory Filing
Announce CEO Selection Committee and Launch Integration Planning Process Share Progress in Key Regulatory Milestones NAPERVILLE, Ill. & BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 9, 2013-- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) and Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP) today provided several key updates to their planned merger, including the announcement of the committee members tasked with overseeing the process to select a CEO for the combined compa... 
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04/01/13OfficeMax Opens Its First Business Solutions Center Nationwide in Downtown Milwaukee
New Store Format in The Shops of Grand Avenue Designed Specially to Meet the Needs of Milwaukee's Business Community NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has opened its new OfficeMax Business Solutions Center in downtown Milwaukee to serve the city's business community. The new store format is OfficeMax's first of its kind nationwide, offering 5,000 square feet of special... 
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03/21/13Office Depot Recognized as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honors Office Depot for Eleventh Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 21, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that the Company was named to the 2012 list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The award is the only national r... 
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03/18/13The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) Awards Managed Print Solutions Contract to Office Depot
Agreement Enables Office Depot To Provide On-Demand Print Services To Thousands Of Government Agencies Throughout The Country BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2013-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced it has been awarded a joint contract for Managed Print Solutions by The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN). The new agreement with Office Depot provides copy and ... 
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03/13/13Office Depot Wins Two Silver Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM
eCommerce and Telesales Teams Recognized for Exemplary Customer Service BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has won two Silver Stevie® Awards in the seventh annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The international competition recognizes excellence in disciplines that are crucial to bus... 
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03/12/13Office Depot Receives Climate Leadership Award from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Company Recognized for Achieving 29 Percent Carbon Footprint Reduction in the U.S., Aggressively Beating its 20 Percent Reduction Goal One Year Ahead of Schedule BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been recognized with a Climate Leadership Goal Achievement Award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Ma... 
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03/06/13Office Depot and REAL Change Productions Announce Star-Studded Telecast to Celebrate Teachers Who Change Lives
Justin Bieber, Pitbull, Miley Cyrus, Jason Mraz and Others Kick Start the REAL Change Telecast to Raise Funds for Teachers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- With so many teachers using their own paycheck to equip their classrooms, Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is partnering with REAL Change Productions to recognize teachers for their positive influence on tod... 
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03/06/13OfficeMax Named Among 2013 World's Most Ethical Companies
Second Year OfficeMax Has Received Distinction from Leading Ethics Think-Tank for Demonstrated Leadership in Ethical Business Practices NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, has been named one of 2013's World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, governan... 
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03/06/13Office Depot’s Global Headquarters Earns EPA’s Energy Star® Certification for Second Consecutive Year
Facility Established as ‘Carbon Neutral’ for 2012 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that the company’s global headquarters, located in Boca Raton, Fla., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification for the second consecutive year. The certification signifies the building perform... 
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02/26/13OfficeMax Announces Annual Shareholders Meeting Date
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it intends to hold its annual meeting of shareholders at 2:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time on Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Hotel Arista at City Gate Centre, 2139 City Gate Lane, Naperville, Illinois for the purposes of: electing directors; appointing an independent registered public accounting firm for 2013; approv... 
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02/22/13Office Depot Amends Deadline for Nominating Directors to Board for 2013 Annual Meeting
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc.(NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that, after further discussions with Starboard Value LP (which together with its affiliates owns slightly less than 15 percent of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock), its Board of Directors has amended and restated the Company’s Bylaws to amend the deadline for stockholders to nominate candid... 
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02/21/13OfficeMax Named 2012 Compuware Best of the Web Award Winner
OfficeMax.com Ranked among Leading Retailers For Outstanding Website Performance NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax.com, the retail website for OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services and the nation's 12th largest retailer online1, today was named a 2012 Best of the Web award winner. The fourth annual Best of the Web Compuware Application Performance Awards showcase leaders in web and mobile site performance across seve... 
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02/20/13OfficeMax and Office Depot Announce Merger of Equals to Create $18 Billion Global Office Solutions Company
Two Leading Companies to Combine to Build a Stronger, More Efficient Competitor Able to Meet the Growing Challenges of a Rapidly Changing Industry Customers Will Benefit from Unique and Innovative Products, Services and Solutions Available Through a Global, Multichannel Network Combined Company Positioned for Sustainable Long-Term Value Creation, Including Anticipated Annual Synergies of $400-$600 Million and Improved Cash ... 
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02/20/13OfficeMax Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Financial Results
ACHIEVES SIGNIFICANT YEAR-OVER-YEAR IMPROVEMENT IN EPS FOR THE FULL YEAR NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended December 29, 2012.  Consolidated Results Reported Results Total sales were $6,920.4 million in the full year 2012, a decrease of 2.8% compared to the full year 2011, while total sales ... 
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02/20/13Office Depot Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Results
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02/20/13OfficeMax And Office Depot Announce Merger Of Equals To Create $18 Billion Global Office Solutions Company
Two Leading Companies to Combine to Build a Stronger, More Efficient Competitor Able to Meet the Growing Challenges of a Rapidly Changing Industry Customers Will Benefit from Unique and Innovative Products, Services and Solutions Available Through a Global, Multichannel Network Combined Company Positioned for Sustainable Long-Term Value Creation, Including Anticipated Annual Synergies of $400-$600 Million and Improved Cash ... 
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02/11/13OfficeMax To Receive Approximately $129 Million In Cash Proceeds From Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C.
Retains Ownership Of 20.4% In Voting Equity Securities NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that it will receive approximately $129 million in cash proceeds on February 12, 2013 related to its October 2004 investment in Boise Cascade Holdings, L.L.C. ("BCH").  Since 2004, OfficeMax has held two classes of securities in BCH, non-voting equity securit... 
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02/05/13Office Depot and NFL Legend Turned Entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton Form New Partnership to Empower Small Business
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 5, 2013-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company has inked a new partnership with NFL legend and entrepreneur Fran Tarkenton to provide small businesses (SMBs) with a one-stop shop for general business tips, custom-tailored advice, networking, and more. In partnership with Tarkenton, Office Depot has launched the Small ... 
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02/01/13OfficeMax Helps Chicago Park District, Blackhawks Alumni 'Light the Lamp' for the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field
Celebration Kicks-Off Two Weeks of Winter Festivities at Soldier Field Before the Puck Drops for the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic College Hockey Doubleheader Feb. 17 NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today teamed up with the Chicago Park District and Chicago Blackhawks alumni players to "light the lamp" on the newly-built ice hockey rink at Soldier Field. The ceremony kicked off the Offic... 
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01/31/13OfficeMax Teams Up with Chicago Public Schools and Pro Football Superstar Brandon Marshall to Honor Chicago Teachers
OfficeMax CEO, Marshall and CPS CEO Surprise 100 Teachers with $100K Donation in Essential Classroom Supplies NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), with a strong business and community presence throughout the greater Chicagoland area,  today partnered with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and wide receiver Brandon Marshall to surprise 100 local teachers with a $100,000 total donation in essential school supplies for their classrooms.  ... 
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01/31/13TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Introducing the New Microsoft Office at Office Depot
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- New Year’s resolutions for productivity and efficiency in the home or office can become a reality with the new Microsoft Office software assortment now available at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com. Starting at just $99.99, the new Office features smarter applications that are optimized for the touch capabilities of Windows 8. ... 
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01/31/13Office Depot Honored with the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force 2013 Corporate Leadership Award
Award Presented at the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that it has been recognized by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force with the 2013 Corporate Leadership Award. The award was presented during the 25th National Conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transge... 
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01/24/13Office Depot Extends Deadline for Nominating Directors to Board
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc.(NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that, after discussions with Starboard Value LP (which together with its affiliates owns slightly less than 15 percent of the Company’s outstanding Common Stock), its Board of Directors has amended and restated the Company’s Bylaws to extend the deadline for stockholders to nominate candidates ... 
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01/24/13OfficeMax To Hold Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and full year earnings for the fiscal period ended December 29, 2012 on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax webs... 
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01/24/13Office Depot Named One of the Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Office Depot Ranked #5 on the DiversityBusiness.com Annual List BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2013-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that is has been recognized by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural business-to-business website, as one of the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” for 13 successive ye... 
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01/22/13Office Depot Brings ‘Depot Time’ to Life at X Games Aspen 2013
Office Depot Celebrates New Concept Store And Outreach to a Younger, Tech-Savvy Generation at ESPN’s X Games ASPEN, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is hitting the slopes this January with its sponsorship activation at X Games Aspen 2013. The Company’s presence at X Games Aspen provides an opportunity to connect in-person with fans that will enjoy the new interactive features and design of the brand’s ... 
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01/22/13OfficeMax Announces Appointment of Ravi Saligram to the National Retail Federation Board of Directors
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced Ravi Saligram, president and CEO, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the National Retail Federation (NRF). Saligram will also join the NRF's Executive Committee and serve a three-year term. The NRF is the world's largest retail trade association and represents retailers of all types and sizes from the United States and more than 45... 
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01/17/13OfficeMax Teams Up with Go Daddy to Provide Exclusive Website Service Bundles for Small Business Customers
Move Marks First Time Go Daddy Websites and Domain Names Are Delivered Through Retail Channel Nationwide NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it's teaming up with Go Daddy, the world's leading Web hosting and domain name provider, to bring Go Daddy's Web services to a wider small business audience through OfficeMax stores nationwide. The move makes OfficeMax the exclusiv... 
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01/16/13Office Depot’s Exclusive New See Jane Work™ Collection Blends Fashion with Function
New Collection for Spring Showcases Contemporary Organization Products and Desk Accessories BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 16, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today announced the arrival of the new See Jane Work Spring Collection, featuring stylish organization products and desk accessories, available exclusively at Office Depot retail locations and online at www.officedepot.com/seejanework. Limited with the sel... 
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01/16/13OfficeMax Australia Honored with Two Awards by Forest Stewardship Council Australia for Commitment to Sustainability
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Australia honored OfficeMax Australia with two awards – Retailer of the Year 2012 and the Responsible Procurement Award 2012 – for the subsidiary's ongoing support of sustainability and responsible forest management. It was the second consecutive year that FSC Australia awarded Offi... 
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01/15/13Office Depot Relocates Store in Orland Park with Entirely New Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
ORLAND PARK, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2013-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has built an entirely new store experience for its customers and is celebrating its opening in Orland Park. The Office Depot store formerly located at 1 Orland Park Place Suite 190 has been reopened at 15202 S. LaGrange Road with a new concept created to encourage customers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a brand ne... 
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01/11/13Office Depot Announces “Organize Me 2013” to Help Spread Organization Inspiration in 2013
New Campaign Features Expert Tips And Advice From See Jane Work Founder Holly Bohn-Weiss And Tech Guru Steve Greenberg BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), today announced the launch of Organize Me 2013, a new in-store and online campaign designed to provide even the most organized customers with new clutter-busting tips to organize any home or business. Organize Me 2013 boasts a t... 
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01/11/13Office Depot Remodels Store in Salisbury with Entirely New Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
SALISBURY, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2013-- Office Depot® (NYSE:ODP) has redesigned a local store to build an entirely new experience for its Salisbury customers. The Office Depot store at 715 E. Innes St. was remodeled to encourage customers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a brand new store designed around the way customers want to shop. The redesigned Office Depot store... 
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01/10/13Office Depot Relocates Store in Daphne
New Location Features Innovative Retail Concept Designed Specifically to Enhance the Shopping Experience DAPHNE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2013-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has developed a new store format that enhances the shopping experience and encourages customers to interact more with the Company’s broad range of exciting products and services as well as its highly trained sales associates. The Office Depot store formerly loc... 
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01/07/13OfficeMax Launches Cloud Service Offerings
New Services Help Provide On-Demand Access to Files Using Many Mobile Devices, From Virtually Anyplace at Any Time, To Help Businesses and Consumers Expand How and Where They Work NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today that it is making cloud service solutions available to customers across its stores and U.S. contract business to help organizations and consumers expand how and ... 
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01/07/13TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Office Depot Offers the Best of Both Work and Play with the HP ENVY x2 PC
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 7, 2013-- Start the new year right with a PC that goes from notebook to tablet and back again. The groundbreaking HP ENVY x2 offers the power of a notebook and the freedom of a tablet and is now available at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com for $849.99. Ultra portable and ultra connected, the sleek aluminum design of the HP ENVY x2... 
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01/04/13Office Depot Announces Departure of Kevin Peters, President, North America
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2013-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today announced that Kevin Peters, President, North America, is leaving the organization, effective immediately, to take the position of Chief Executive Officer at an industrial distribution company. Neil Austrian, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, will oversee the company’s North American business. "In his five years with Office Depo... 
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01/03/13OfficeMax Offers Chicagoland Free Skate Passes to the Hockey City Classic Winter Festival in Soldier Field
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it has teamed up with the Chicago Park District to give away free skate passes1 for the OfficeMax Hockey City Classic Winter Festival exclusively at select Chicago-area OfficeMax stores.  Starting at 10 a.m. CT on Sunday, Jan. 6, select Chicagoland OfficeMax stores will hand out a total of 3,000 passes to the public for the free skate e... 
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12/20/12Office Depot Announces Sale of Its Hungary Business to Central Fund Venture Capital Fund
Buyer will Continue to use Office Depot's Trade Names, Obtain Sourcing Services, and Support Office Depot's Global Customers in Hungary BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its Office Depot Hungary business to Central Fund Venture Capital Fund. The transaction also includes an agreemen... 
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12/19/12Office Depot Relocates Store in Arlington with Entirely New Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
ARLINGTON, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has built an entirely new store experience for its customers and is celebrating its opening in Arlington. The Office Depot store formerly located at 2501 E. Randol Mill Road has relocated to 780 E. Road to Six Flags St., Suite 210 with a new concept created to encourage customers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a bra... 
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12/19/12Office Depot Foundation to Celebrate Commitment to Caring by Ringing NYSE Closing Bell® December 19
Foundation Marks Visit by Donating Teddy B. Caring Bears and School Supplies to Children at Two Schools Damaged by Hurricane Sandy BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2012-- The Office Depot Foundation - the independent, non-profit foundation that serves as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) - will celebrate its commitment to caring and making a difference by ringing The Closing Bell® at the New York ... 
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12/17/12LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Relocates Store in Memphis with New Format to 5510 Poplar Ave.
Redesign Features Enhancements to Improve the Shopping Experience for Memphis Customers MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) is relocating its store in Memphis, Tenn. to improve the shopping experience for customers. Memphis shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot store formerly located at 5014 Poplar Ave. has relocated to 5510 Poplar Ave. with a brand new look. ... 
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12/17/12Office Depot Adds PayPal to Online Payment Options
New Payment Method Simplifies Online Checkout Process BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services has now added PayPal to its selection of online payment options, giving customers a secure way to pay for purchases on www.officedepot.com. Using PayPal on www.officedepot.com simplifies the online checkout process by providing shoppers ... 
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12/14/12OfficeMax TUL® Brand Pen Wins 2012 Retailer Innovation Award From Store Brands Decisions
OfficeMax Receives Top Honors for Product Development of Second-Generation TUL Ballpoint Pen NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, has received a 2012 Retailer Innovation Award from Store Brands Decisions for one of its new second-generation line of pens from its premium TUL® brand. The new TUL ballpoint pen – one of four new pens from the OfficeMax premium TUL brand – has r... 
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12/13/12Office Depot Helps Last-Minute Shoppers with the Hottest Gifts Just in Time for the Holidays
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2012-- According to a recent survey conducted by Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), nearly half (49 percent) of shoppers admitted to getting at least 16 percent of their holiday shopping done last minute – within ten days of the holiday. This season, Office Depot is coming to the rescue by providing last-minute shoppers with a one-stop destination for all of their holiday shopping and shipping needs. F... 
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12/12/12Office Depot Opens Store in Omaha with Entirely New Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has built an entirely new store experience for its customers and is celebrating its opening in Omaha, Neb. The new Office Depot store concept opened at 603 S. 72nd St., was created to encourage shoppers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a brand new store designed around the way customers want to shop. The new... 
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12/11/12Office Depot Unveils New Store Concept in Denver With X Games-Themed Street Party
Ryan Sheckler Kicks Off The ‘Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party’ At the Newly Transformed Wynkoop Street Location DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2012-- Denver is going to be treated to an action sports-themed street party courtesy of Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) as the Company is highlighting its presence in Denver in a big way. The ‘Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party’ is a one-day action sports exhibition to be held on Decem... 
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12/11/12OfficeMax Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.02 per common share, payable on February 28, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 15, 2013. About OfficeMax OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the workpl... 
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12/10/12OfficeMax Announces Appointment of Bruce Besanko to USO of Illinois Board of Directors
CHICAGO, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that Bruce Besanko, executive vice president, chief financial officer and chief administrative officer, and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the USO of Illinois. Besanko will join the USO's Finance Committee and serve a three-year term. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/... 
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12/10/12Office Depot Launches One-Hour, In-Store Pickup for Online Purchases
Just in Time for the Holidays, Customers Can Save Time and Money with Free Option BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 10, 2012-- Holiday shoppers can save time and money at Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) with its new, free one-hour, in-store pickup service for purchases made on www.officedepot.com. Here is how the new, free option works: Select Pickup: After selecting an item for purchase on www.officedep... 
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12/05/12Office Depot Relocates Store in Costa Mesa with Entirely New Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 5, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has built an entirely new store experience for its customers and is celebrating its opening in Costa Mesa, Calif. The Office Depot store formerly located at 2200 Harbor Blvd. has relocated to 2300 Harbor Blvd. Suite E-1 with a new concept created to encourage shoppers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a brand new stor... 
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11/30/12OfficeMax.com Ranked #1 In Shopping Speed, Performance During Busiest Shopping Week Of The Year
Keynote Ranks OfficeMax.com The Leader Among Web Electronics Retailers For Fastest Online Shopping Experience NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services and the nation's 12th largest retailer online1, was ranked the #1 top performing website for speed of online transactions among U.S. online electronics retailers during the busiest shopping week of the year by Keynote®, the global leader in Interne... 
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11/28/12OfficeMax Announces Appointment of John Kenning to Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Board
CHICAGO, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that John Kenning, executive vice president and president of OfficeMax Workplace, was appointed to the board of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, one of the largest and most influential Chambers in the nation. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121128/CG19777) "I'm honored to join with my peers to advance the Chicagol... 
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11/21/12ElfYourself® Gets More Social and Mobile...and Goes Live!
New ElfYourself Live Channel on YouNow.com Lets Users "Elf" Themselves During Live Online Broadcasts; ElfYourself Mobile App to Launch in Mid-December NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The most loved viral holiday website in history, ElfYourself.com® is back and is coming to life on new social and mobile platforms. OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, has launched its popular free holiday eGreeting site with a ... 
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11/20/12Office Depot Earns Perfect Score for the Second Year in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index
Office Depot is One of Only 19 Retail and Consumer Products Companies to Receive a 100 Percent Rating BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The ranking recognizes Office Depot as one o... 
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11/16/12OfficeMax Presents ElfYourself at McDonald's® Thanksgiving Parade in Chicago
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that elves from its popular online ElfYourself campaign – the most loved viral holiday website in history – will escort a candy train float through the Chicago McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade. Forty OfficeMax ElfYourself elves will march and dance their way down State Street this November 22nd, wishing the nearly 500,000 street-... 
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11/16/12TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Office Depot Offers the Ultimate in ‘Smart’ Printing with New Compact Brother® Inkjet All-in-One Printer
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2012-- The ultimate printing solution for consumers, small business owners and users with home offices is now at your fingertips with the Brother Business Smart MFC-J4510DW wireless inkjet all-in-one printer. The compact-sized printer, which offers fast print speeds, low-cost printing, larger format print capabilities and TouchScreen commands, is now available at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail st... 
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11/16/12OfficeMax Kicks-Off Black Friday Deals at 6 a.m. EST on Thanksgiving at OfficeMax.com; Two Days of Store Savings Start at 6 a.m. Black Friday
BIG Holiday Deals on Holiday Gifts Including e-Readers, Tablets, Laptops, and Accessories for iPod®, iPad®, iPhone® and MacBook® NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today launched its Black Friday circular at OfficeMax.com, providing a preview of hot deals on holiday gifts that will be available online starting Thanksgiving morning and in stores on Black Friday. To view the... 
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11/15/12Denver is First to Experience the New Office Depot – a New Store Concept Designed by Customers, for Customers
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) has built an entirely new store experience for its customers, and is debuting it in four new stores in Denver. The new concept store was created to encourage customers to interact more with products, with Office Depot associates, and with each other – all in a brand new store designed around the way customers want to shop. Following the opening of the local Denver stores, Offi... 
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11/15/12Office Depot “Wows” This Holiday Season with Time-Saving Solutions, Bigger Gifts and Better Savings
National Survey Commissioned by Office Depot Finds the Gift of Time or Money Tops Everyone’s Wish List BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) today announced results from the Office Depot Holiday Survey that revealed nationwide shoppers’ perspectives on the hottest products and top trends for the upcoming season. Among the most notable survey findings, results showed that a majority of shoppers (58%)... 
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11/14/12OfficeMax Launches New Credit Card for Businesses
New Credit Card - Offered through New Relationship with Citi Retail Services - will Provide Small Business Customers with MaxPerks® Rewards, Special Financing Offers, Flexible Payment Options and a Dedicated Line of Credit for Business Expenses with No Annual Fee NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced a new store-brand credit card for small business customers. The ... 
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11/13/12Office Depot Delivers Doorbusting Steals and Mystery Deals on Black Friday
Black Friday Deals Available at Nationwide Stores Beginning at 5 a.m. on November 23 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2012-- This Black Friday, Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is kicking off the holiday season earlier than ever before, and with better gifts at bigger savings. For a head start on Black Friday deals, customers can begin shopping on www.officedepot.com at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, November 22, and continue at nation... 
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11/12/12OfficeMax Debuts Free, Same-Day Store Pickup Of Online Orders
Nationwide OfficeMax Online Store Pickup(SM) Service Allows Customers to Shop Anywhere, Anytime NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday shopping season, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services and one of the nation's top 15 largest retailers online1, today announced the launch of a new shopping experience that combines the convenience of online shopping with its neighborhood stores2. OfficeMa... 
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11/12/12OfficeMax Helps Deliver Hurricane Relief to Eastern Seaboard with Donation to Teachers and Free In-Store Services
Free In-store Charging, Fax, Scan and Email Services to Help Hurricane Victims Stay Connected, Plus $25,000 Donation to AdoptAClassroom.org - Including a $15,000 Matching Grant Challenge -- to Help Restore Damaged Classrooms along East Coast NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the extraordinary damage caused to the eastern seaboard by Hurricane Sandy, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today annou... 
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11/09/12TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Office Depot Feels the Music with New Monster Inspiration Headphones and Expanded Sound Line
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2012-- Just in time for the holiday season, Office Depot is stocking the shelves at nationwide retail store locations and www.officedepot.com with the new Monster Inspiration headphones ($299.99), as well as an expanded assortment of headphones, speakers and docks. With precision tuning, premium finishes and interchangeable headbands, Monster Inspiration delivers serious audio in high style. I... 
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11/09/12OfficeMax Brings More Savings to the Holidays with Black Friday Deals Every Friday throughout the Season
Black Friday Caliber Deals Unveiled Each Friday for Six Weeks Starting Mid-November; Big Black Friday Sale Starts Thanksgiving at OfficeMax.com NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, is bringing back its popular Black Friday Every Friday deals to deliver value to shoppers throughout the holiday season. Starting today and running through December 14, each Friday OfficeMax will ... 
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11/08/12Office Depot Joining the Oakland Raiders and Wide Receiver Jacoby Ford to Donate 500 Sackpacks to Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Ford Will Participate In Donation Ceremony And Sign Autographs For Fans On November 13 At Emeryville, Calif., Office Depot Store BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it is pleased to join the Oakland Raiders, an Office Depot Business Solutions Division customer, and Raiders wide receiver Jacoby Ford to don... 
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11/06/12OfficeMax Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
- Achieves Year-Over-Year Improvement in EPS - Continued Momentum in U.S. Contract Business, including Digital Initiatives - Extinguishes Lehman Timber Notes from Balance Sheet NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 29, 2012.  Consolidated Results Reported Results Total sales were $1,744.6 mill... 
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11/06/12Office Depot Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ended September 29, 2012. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the third quarter of 2012 were approximately $2.7 billion, down 5% compared to the third quarter of 2011. On a constant currency basis, third quarter 2012 sales were dow... 
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11/05/12OfficeMax Names New Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
CHICAGO, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that it has appointed Kim Feil as executive vice president and chief marketing and strategy officer, effective November 12. Feil will report to Ravi Saligram, president and chief executive officer of OfficeMax, and will have accountability for all aspects of marketing across the enterprise, with particular emphasis on br... 
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11/05/12Office Depot Named America’s Greenest Large Retailer by Newsweek Magazine for the Third Consecutive Year
Company Ranked Ninth Greenest Large Company BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that it has been recognized in Newsweek magazine’s annual Green Rankings as the number one greenest large retailer in America for the third consecutive year. Across all industry sectors, Office Depot was ranked as America’s ninth greenest large... 
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11/02/12OfficeMax Launches New Name of U.S. Contract Business
OfficeMax Workplace(SM) Poised to Help Business Customers Drive Efficiency, Cost Savings and Spend Control NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced that its U.S. contract business will now go to market as OfficeMax Workplace(SM). The new name reflects the company's commitment to developing strategic relationships with a wide array of customers including businesses, un... 
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11/01/12Office Depot Foundation Helps Kids, Families and Pets Affected by Hurricane Sandy with Donations to Feed the Children and the Humane Society
Continuing Support for U.S. Chamber National Disaster Help Desk for Business Assists Small Businesses with Recovery and Rebuilding Resources BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2012-- Even as the full extent of Hurricane Sandy’s impact is still being assessed, the Office Depot Foundation - the independent foundation serving as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) - is taking steps to assist with relief an... 
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10/31/12PRODUCT BRIEF: Office Depot Serves up the Perfect Brew with the Launch of Keurig® Vue™
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2012-- Your customized beverage is now at your fingertips with the new Keurig® Vue™ Brewer, available at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com for $229.99. Whether it’s for a morning jolt or beating the afternoon slump, Keurig’s latest Custom Brew Technology™ brings the coffee shop experience to the office, in a simple and convenien... 
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10/30/12Office Depot Adopts Rights Agreement
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that effective October 24, 2012, the Board of Directors of Office Depot, Inc. (the “Company”) approved a Rights Agreement and declared a dividend distribution of one preferred stock purchase right for each outstanding share of Company Common Stock. Each right initially rep... 
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10/30/12Office Depot Associate Named Vice Chair of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Procurement Council
Frantz Tiffeau, Senior Manager of Supply Chain Diversity for Office Depot, Will Assume New Role in November BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Frantz Tiffeau, Senior Manager of Supply Chain Diversity for Office Depot, has been appointed to the position of Vice Chair of the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of ... 
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10/29/12LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Remodels Portland-Area Store to Feature New Smaller Format
Redesign Features Smaller Format and Enhancements to Improve the Shopping Experience for Portland-Area Customers PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2012-- Office Depot® (NYSE:ODP) is redesigning its store in Happy Valley, Ore. to improve the shopping experience for customers. Shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot store located at 12115 S.E. Stevens Road has undergone a dramatic facelift. ... 
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10/29/12Office Depot Reschedules Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Announcement and Associated Conference Call to Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Due to Expected Severe Weather Conditions
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the postponement of its third quarter 2012 earnings announcement and associated conference call, previously scheduled for Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. EDT, due to the expected severe weather conditions associated with Hurricane Sandy. The third quarter 2012 earnings annou... 
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10/26/12OfficeMax Helps Customers Take Guess Work Out of Windows 8 with Free Training In-Store and Consultation for Business Customers
Demo Days October 26-28 Let Shoppers Try Before They Buy on a Variety of Windows 8 PCs and Laptops NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced it is helping customers take the guess work out of Microsoft Windows® 8. Consumers and small businesses can try the newest Windows 8 on computers and tablets at OfficeMax stores risk-free before making a purchase, an... 
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10/25/12OfficeMax Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.02 per common share, payable on November 30, 2012 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on November 15, 2012. About OfficeMax OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the workpl... 
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10/25/12TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Office Depot Lights up the Holidays with New Amazon Kindle Fire Products
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2012-- Kindle Fire HD, one of the world’s most advanced tablets, and among the hottest products of the season, is now available for sale at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail store locations for $199.99. A full line of accessories and the second generation Kindle Fire ($159.99) are also currently available. Delivering an unparalleled, full-tablet experience, Kindle Fire HD featu... 
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10/19/12OfficeMax Announces Marquee Sponsorship of 2012 Human Rights Campaign Chicago Gala Dinner and Auction
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced its marquee sponsorship of the 2012 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Chicago Gala Dinner & Auction. The 2012 HRC Chicago Gala will take place October 20th at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park. Themed "Make Equality Count!," the event will offer guests the opportunity to dance, dine and vie for silent auction prizes. "Of... 
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10/15/12Office Depot Awarded the State of South Carolina Office Supplies Contract
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2012-- Office Depot ® (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that it has been added to the State of South Carolina office supplies purchasing contract. This addition allows Office Depot the opportunity to deliver office products at incredible savings to thousands of public agency customers throughout the state. “Office Depot is proud to have the... 
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10/15/12Office Depot to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Tuesday, October 30, 2012
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce third quarter 2012 earnings for the fiscal period ending September 29, 2012 on Tuesday, October 30, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office ... 
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10/12/12Technology Brief:Office Depot Opens New Window of Opportunity with Pre-Sale of Microsoft Windows 8 Software and PCs
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 12, 2012-- Windows 8 has arrived, and Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) is bringing the PC experience to a new level. Windows 8 PCs from leading brands such as HP, Toshiba, Lenovo and ASUS, along with standalone Windows 8 Pro and Pro Pack software, are now available for pre-order at www.officedepot.com/windows8. Beginning October 26, Windows 8 software and hardware will be available for sale at nationwide Office Depot retail store locations. The Microsoft Window... 
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10/12/12OfficeMax Launches Second Generation of Popular TUL® Brand Pens
Featuring Ergonomic Design and Superior Performance, Four New TUL Pens Deliver Skip-Free Ink Flow and Effortless Writing NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today announced its second-generation line of pens from its premium TUL® brand. The new line of pens includes four new products that uphold the brand's reputation for delivering performance-driven and sophisticated designs. To view the multime... 
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10/11/12OfficeMax Announces Title Sponsorship of Hockey City Classic in Chicago
Chicagoland-based OfficeMax Sponsors Outdoor College Hockey Doubleheader at Soldier Field Feb. 17 NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it is helping to "light the lamp" at Soldier Field this winter with title sponsorship of the Hockey City Classic in Chicago, the first outdoor college hockey doubleheader at Soldier Field on Feb. 17, 2013. The OfficeMax Hockey City Cl... 
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10/10/12OfficeMax 'One-Stop Shop' for Accessories for Apple Products
Nearly 300 Accessories at OfficeMax Stores and More Than 800 Accessories at OfficeMax.com for Apple iPod, iPad, iPhone, MacBook NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today launched one-stop shopping for customers with an expanded selection of accessories for Apple® products. The accessories – now approaching 300 items at OfficeMax stores for iPod®, iPad®, iPhone® and MacBook® and more than 80... 
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10/09/12OfficeMax To Hold Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss third quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended September 29, 2012 on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com.... 
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10/02/12OfficeMax, Back-to-School Shoppers and Business Clients Donate Nearly $1.9 Million in School Supplies to Make "A Day Made Better" for Teachers
OfficeMax Surprises 1,000 Teachers Nationwide with $1 Million Total in Classroom Supplies NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of teachers spend their own money on basic school supplies for their students, according to a recent survey1. Today OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), its back-to-school shoppers and business customers donated nearly $1.9 million in school supplies to teachers nationwide for their classrooms through A Day Made Better – a series of su... 
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10/02/12OfficeMax, Back-to-School Shoppers and Business Clients Donate Nearly $1.9 Million in School Supplies to Make "A Day Made Better" for Teachers
OfficeMax Surprises 1,000 Teachers Nationwide with $1 Million Total in Classroom Supplies NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of teachers spend their own money on basic school supplies for their students, according to a recent survey1. Today OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), its back-to-school shoppers and business customers donated nearly $1.9 million in school supplies to teachers nationwide for their classrooms through A Day Made Better – a series of sur... 
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09/27/12OfficeMax Encourages Communities to Support Teachers with School Supplies Through "A Day Made Better"
Sixth Anniversary of "A Day Made Better" Will Surprise 1,000 Teachers Nationwide on October 2 with $1,000 in Classroom Supplies NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 90 percent of teachers spend their own money on basic school supplies for their students, according to a recent study1.To reduce the financial burdens of teacher-classroom spending, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, will donate $1 million in classroom ... 
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09/24/12OfficeMax Accepting Pre-Orders of New Kindle Products
Pre-sale on Now at OfficeMax Stores NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today it is accepting pre-orders of the new Kindle family of products, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD. The updated Kindle Fire ($159) and Kindle Fire HD 16GB ($199) will be available at OfficeMax in October. The Kindle Paperwhite ($119), Kindle Paperwhite 3G ($179) and ... 
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09/24/12LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Relocates Store in Fort Worth to Feature Smaller Format at 1460 Eastchase Parkway
New Retail Format Features Enhancements to Improve the Shopping Experience for Fort Worth Customers BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 24, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) is redesigning its store format to improve the shopping experience for customers. Fort Worth-area shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot store formerly located at 1600 Eastchase Parkway has relocated to 1460 Eastchase Parkway with a ... 
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09/21/12OfficeMax Offers Year-Round Selection of School Supplies at Great Prices
Retailer Features the Latest School Supply Trends and Technology Products for Students and Teachers Every Day NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While school is back in session, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, is continuing to feature a broad selection of school supplies and technology products available to shoppers year-round. From the latest product trends to the essentials, OfficeMax is the year-round resource for all... 
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09/20/12OfficeMax Upgrades Online Customer Experience With New Search Engine On OfficeMax.com
New Search Engine Upgrades Immediately Boost Customer Conversion Rate with Improved Search Efficiency, Shopping and Purchase Experience NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services and one of the nation's top 15 largest retailers online1, today announced a new search engine on OfficeMax.com that is helping customers shop faster, with more accurate search and recommendation results... 
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09/19/12OfficeMax To Participate In World Retail Congress 2012 In London
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it will participate in the World Retail Congress 2012 in London, September 19-21.  Ravi Saligram, President and Chief Executive Officer of OfficeMax, will join more than 900 retailers from 50 countries to discuss and respond to the critical issues on the CEO agenda. On Wednesday, September 19, Saligram will participate in the "Managing... 
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09/14/12OfficeMax Confirms Finalization Of Agreement To Extinguish Non-Recourse Lehman-Backed Timber Notes Liability
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today confirmed that its agreement to extinguish the non-recourse liability related to the Lehman-backed timber notes is now effective as the result of the entry of a Final Order by the United States Bankruptcy Court resolving certain claims against Lehman Brothers based on the notes. As a result, OfficeMax will recognize a non-cash, pre-tax gain of $... 
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09/13/12OfficeMax Announces Title Sponsorship of Green Tie Ball in Chicago
Chicagoland-based Retailer Sponsors City's Iconic Charity Event NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it is strengthening its commitment to greater Chicagoland with the title sponsorship of the Green Tie Ball, one of Chicago's most celebrated charity events. The 21st annual OfficeMax Green Tie Ball is hosted by nonprofit organization Chicago Gateway Gree... 
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09/12/12NASCAR® Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Give 6,000 Sackpacks to Kids in the Chicagoland Area
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than 2.9 Million Kids Since 2001 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, will join the Foundation to donate 6,000 new sackpacks ... 
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09/07/12NASCAR® Star Tony Stewart and Office Depot to Auction Race-Worn Firesuit and Helmet to Fans for Charity
Auction Items Will Include Special Back-To-School Firesuit and Helmet Worn by Stewart at Pocono Raceway; Proceeds to Benefit the Office Depot Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 7, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it is teaming up with Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, fo... 
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09/06/12Office Depot Debuts PSA Messages Featuring Greyson Chance and Patrick Schwarzenegger to Help Spread the Message of Kindness This Back-to-School Season
New Online and Broadcast PSAs Encourage Students to Be Involved and Be Kinder This Coming School Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 6, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, today revealed a new series of Public Service Announcements (PSAs) featuring teen singer and songwriter, Greyson Chance, along with youth architect of change, Patrick Schwarzenegger. The 30-second spot... 
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09/05/12NASCAR® Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Give 4,000 Sackpacks to Kids in the Fredericksburg Area
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than 2.9 Million Kids Since 2001 FREDERICKSBURG, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, will join the Foundation to donate 4,000 new sackpacks to n... 
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09/05/12Office Depot to Affirm Its Full-Year 2012 Outlook at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today will affirm its full-year 2012 outlook at the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City. The affirmed outlook will include the following: The Company expects to achieve full-year 2012 adjusted EBIT in the $125 to $135 million range, an in... 
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09/05/12OfficeMax Reiterates Third Quarter And Full Year 2012 Guidance
OfficeMax to Present Today at Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that, as part of its participation today at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference, it plans to reiterate its outlook for the third quarter and full year 2012. "Despite an uncertain environment, we continue to make progress on our strategic init... 
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08/30/12Office Depot to Present at the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 30, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it will present at the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 5, 2012. Office Depot will make a brief presentation and will participate in a question and answer session beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time).... 
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08/29/12OfficeMax To Participate In The Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it is scheduled to participate in the Goldman Sachs Nineteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference. The company's participation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in New York City at 11:20 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (10:20 a.m. Central Daylight Time).  A live webcast can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax we... 
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08/28/12NASCAR® Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Give 6,000 Sackpacks to Kids in the Atlanta Area
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than 2.9 Million Kids Since 2001 ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, will join the Foundation to donate 6,000 new sackpacks to non-profit o... 
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08/24/12OfficeMax ImPress Print Centers Celebrate Back-to-School with Print to Win Sweepstakes
Company Giving Away OfficeMax Gift Cards to Winners and Free Print Services for Schools NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today that its OfficeMax ImPress® Print Centers are helping teachers, parents and students celebrate back-to-school by giving away thousands of dollars in free print services for schools and gift cards through its Print to Win sweepstakes1. OfficeMax ImPr... 
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08/21/12Photo of Office Depot and Miami HEAT Point Guard Norris Cole Presenting School Supplies to Students at Orange Brook Elementary Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress
Miami HEAT point guard Norris Cole (pictured here) presents students at Orange Brook Elementary School in Hollywood, Fla. with 900 sackpacks filled with essential school supplies from Office Depot to help kick-off the 2012-13 school year. The sackpack donations are a part of the Office Depot Foundation’s National Backpack Program, which helps deserving children prepare for school with the essential tools they need to succeed inside the classroom.... 
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08/17/12OfficeMax Helps Students Stay 'Plugged In' for Back-to-School
Company Connects Students to the Season's Hottest Tech Products To Help Manage Studies at School, Home and In Between NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, is keeping students in-step with the latest back-to-school technology at affordable prices. From tablets and laptops to high-tech backpacks, USBs and more, OfficeMax has big deals on technology to help students work smarter and manage assignments as they head bac... 
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08/16/12OfficeMax Announces Anticipated Extinguishment Of Lehman-backed Timber Notes Liability
EXPECTS TO CONCURRENTLY REMOVE $735 MILLION OF NON-RECOURSE DEBT FROM FINANCIAL STATEMENTS NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to extinguish the non-recourse liability related to the Lehman-backed timber notes.  This agreement is subject to the approval of the United States Bankruptcy Court, which OfficeMax expects will be ... 
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08/09/12Office Depot Sponsors 2012 Do Something Awards to Salute Today’s “do-ers” That Are Making a Difference
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office and school supplies, today announced its sponsorship of the 2012 Do Something Awards, which will air Tuesday, August 21 at 9:00pm ET on VH1. Hosted by the hilarious New Girl stars Jake Johnson, Emmy-nominated Max Greenfield and Lamorne Morris, the ceremony will honor and celebrate the nation’s best young world-changers who ... 
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08/09/12Nation's Largest Group Purchasing Organization Honors OfficeMax with Supplier of the Year Award for Operational Excellence
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, has received three awards from Corporate United, the country's largest group purchasing organization, including the 2012 Supplier of the Year award for operational excellence. In announcing the Supplier of the Year award, Corporate United recognized OfficeMax for integrating the most effective operational processes to drive continuous improvement throug... 
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08/07/12Office Depot Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2012. SECOND QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the second quarter of 2012 were approximately $2.5 billion, down 7% compared to the second quarter of 2011. On a constant currency basis, second quarter 2012 sales were down... 
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08/03/12OfficeMax Honors Teachers During Back-to-School
Nationwide Store Events Benefit Teachers with Special Shopping Days, Educator Discounts, an In-Store Classroom Supply Drive, and a $1 Million Classroom Supply Pledge This Fall NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today it is expanding on its rich history of honoring educators with special back-to-school teacher shopping days featuring teacher-only discounts and shopping rewards, an... 
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08/02/12OfficeMax Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
ACHIEVES YEAR-OVER-YEAR IMPROVEMENT IN OPERATING INCOME AND EPS - Reiterates 2012 Outlook on Operating Income Margin - Evaluating Options to Allocate Capital and Simplify Balance Sheet - Resumes Payment of Quarterly Cash Dividend at $0.02 per Share of Common Stock NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal second quarter ended June 30, 2012.  ... 
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08/01/12NASCAR® Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Join Forces to Give 3,000 Sackpacks to Kids in the Poconos
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than 2.9 Million Kids Since 2001 ALLENTOWN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 1, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, will join the Foundation to donate 3,000 new sackpacks to non-pr... 
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08/01/12OfficeMax and Old Navy Team Up to Provide Major Savings on Back-to-School Supplies and Apparel
Cross-Promotional Savings Help Families Stretch Their Back-to-School Shopping Dollars NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and Old Navy® (GPS) are teaming up to provide major savings, supplies and style for the back-to-school season. The national office products and services retailer and the national retail brand known for fun, fashion and value today announced an exciting cross-promotional campaign to deliver up to 25 percent savings on school ... 
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07/31/12TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: Office Depot ‘Hits the Books’ for Back-to-School with Expanded Ultrabook™ Assortment
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2012-- From folders and pencils, to backpacks and glue, the back-to-school season is full of must-haves for starting the year off on the right foot. But no school shopping list is complete without one of the most crucial products – a computer. Just in time for the busy back-to-school season, a wide assortment of Ultrabook™ devices from leading brands, including HP, ASUS, Samsung and Toshiba, ... 
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07/30/12Office Depot Honored for Outstanding Product Quality and Service by David Weekley Homes
Seventh Consecutive Year as Coveted “Partners of Choice” Award Recipient BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today was recognized for its outstanding “Product Quality and Service” by David Weekley Homes, the nation’s third largest for-profit privately-held home builder. This is the seventh consecutive year that Office Depot has rec... 
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07/26/12Office Depot Salutes Educators across the U.S. and Puerto Rico with Teacher Appreciation Week
Festivities Honor Star Teacher Members and Provide Discounts, Giveaways and Specials on Products and Services as well as Complimentary Breakfast BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will be hosting thousands of teachers at select retail stores across the U.S. and Puerto Rico as part of the Company’s signature Teacher Appreciation We... 
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07/25/12OfficeMax Elects Sharon L. McCollam to Board of Directors
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that Sharon L. McCollam, recently retired Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer for Williams-Sonoma, Inc., has been elected to serve on the company's board of directors. With her election, the OfficeMax board now has nine members. "We are pleased to welcome Sharon to the OfficeMax board of directors," said... 
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07/24/12LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Showcases Its Smaller, Greener Store in Portland
Downtown Store is First Smaller Format Office Depot Store in Pacific Northwest Office Depot is First Retailer to Offer Products with the New EcoSense™ Label for the Electronics Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2012-- As part of an ongoing effort to improve the customer shopping experience, Office Depot, a leading global provider of office supplies and services, ... 
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07/24/12NASCAR® Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Donate 6,000 Sackpacks to Indianapolis-Area Kids
National Backpack Program Has Helped More Than 2.9 Million Kids since 2001 INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™, will join the Foundation to donate 6,000 new sackpacks to non-pro... 
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07/24/12Office Depot’s “Depot Time” Campaign Shifts towards Teens with New Back-to-School Ads Featuring Nick Cannon
Ads Showcase “NCredible” Tech And Fashion Assortment Available At Office Depot For Back-To-School Shopping Season BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of school supplies, today revealed a new back-to-school advertising campaign featuring multi-faceted actor, comedian and host of America’s Got Talent, Nick Cannon. The campaign showcases Office Depot’s technology and... 
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07/23/12Office Depot to Announce Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Tuesday, August 7, 2012
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce second quarter 2012 earnings for the fiscal period ending June 30, 2012 on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Dep... 
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07/18/12Nick Cannon Joins the Office Depot Foundation to Donate 10,000 Kid-Friendly Sackpacks to Los Angeles-Area Children
National Backpack Program Has Put Smiles on More Than 2.9 Million Faces since 2001 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 18, 2012-- Award-winning actor, comedian and host of “America's Got Talent” Nick Cannon will join the Office Depot Foundation on Friday, July 20 to donate 10,000 colorful new sackpacks to deserving children served by non-profit organizations, schools and agencies in Greater Los Angeles. The Foundation, th... 
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07/17/12Office Depot and Born This Way Foundation Connect with the Youth Market at Highly Anticipated Teen Award Show
Celebrities And Their Families Are Among First To Receive Office Depot Limited-Edition Lady Gaga Born This Way Foundation Products That Spread Messages Of Bravery BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 17, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) today announced that celebrities and their families will be among the first to receive limited-edition Lady Gaga Born This Way Foundation back-to-school products at the Backstage Creations Celebrity G... 
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07/13/12Angry Birds, Superheroes, Bling and Animal Prints Among Top Must-Have Back-to-School Supplies at OfficeMax
OfficeMax Announces Hot School Supplies Students Want at Prices Mom Will Love NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From Angry Birds® and superheroes to animal prints and bejeweled items, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today launched its back-to-school lineup filled with stylish trends students want, and big deals on a variety of essential school items that mom will love. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release... 
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07/11/12Office Depot Partners with Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation to Create a Braver, Kinder School Year
Office Depot to Donate At Least $1 Million to Support Born This Way Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 11, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is proud to announce a partnership with Born This Way Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, that is dedicated to empowering youth and inspiring bravery. The partnership, kicking off during the back-to-school season, wil... 
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07/10/12Office Depot Recognized as an EPA ENERGY STAR Leader for 2012
Company is First Ever Retailer in the United States to be Recognized by the EPA for Lowering Portfolio-Wide Energy Consumption by Over 30 Percent; Facilities’ Carbon Footprint is 37 Percent Less in 2011 than 2004 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 10, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been named to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA... 
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07/06/12OfficeMax to Hold Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss second quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended June 30, 2012 on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com.  Th... 
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07/02/12Middle School Students Set Sights on Future Careers Through Office Depot Foundation ‘Dream Up’ Program
In Collaboration with USA TODAY Charitable Foundation and USA TODAY Education, Program Reaches Nearly 60,000 Kids Since 2009 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 2, 2012-- What do journalists, veterinarians, animators, fashion editors and pediatric occupational therapists have in common? The five latest Dream UP Career Exploration Program national essay contest winners want to join them in the workplace when they grow up! ... 
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06/25/12Office Depot Announces Partnership with Rubbermaid to Offer Industry-Leading Storage Assortment
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a new agreement with Rubbermaid®, a leader in developing innovative, high-quality solutions that help organize and maintain order. Through this new partnership, Rubbermaid storage products are now available at nationwide Office Depot retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com. ... 
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06/13/12Office Depot to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Consumer Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Consumer Conference in Nantucket, MA on Tuesday, June 19, 2012. The Company will make a brief presentation and participate in a question and answer session beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time). To listen vi... 
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06/13/12OfficeMax Helps Business Customers Improve 'Green' Workplace Practices with New Delivery Box Reuse Program
Reusable Boomerang Box Delivery Program Helps Reduce Barriers to Workplace Recycling NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced a new delivery program that reuses and recycles boxes it uses for deliveries to business customers. The new program – Boomerang Box™ by OfficeMax – is projected to reduce box consumption by 80 percent among participating businesses. Boomerang Box by Of... 
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06/11/12PRODUCT BRIEF: Office Depot Rocks into Summer with the Launch of Monster® Headphones
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2012-- Kick-start your summer on the right note with a full line of Monster headphones, including NCredible by Nick Cannon and iSport headphones, now available at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com. From the recording studio to the streets, Monster’s wide range of headphones fits any lifestyle – from the rising hip-hop star, to the ... 
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05/21/12TECHNOLOGY BRIEF: “Excitement” Hits Office Depot Shelves with New Toshiba Tablet
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 21, 2012-- Smart, speedy and durable, the Toshiba Excite 10 is built to do more than the average tablet. Enhance your tablet experience by syncing and sharing between your favorite devices, with a full SD card slot and built-in micro USB and HDMI ports. The 16GB Toshiba Excite 10 is currently available for $449.99 online at www.officedepot.com and at nationwide Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) retail sto... 
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05/17/12OfficeMax to Participate in the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it is scheduled to participate in the Citi 2012 Global Consumer Conference. The company's participation is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in New York City at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (9:45 a.m. Central Daylight Time).  A live webcast can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at http... 
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05/16/12Office Depot Proud to Sponsor 2012 National Small Business Week
Company Hosts Panel on Ways Small Businesses Can “Win Big with Large Companies” BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 16, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will once again sponsor National Small Business Week, which takes place May 20-26 in Washington, D.C. As part of National Small Business Week, Office Depot will host a free panel discussion on ways small busine... 
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05/15/12Office Depot Partners with the U.S. Army to Recruit Veterans
Company Signs Agreement with the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program to Aid Soldiers in Securing Jobs after Military Service BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 15, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company has finalized an agreement with the U.S. Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program. The unique program will prov... 
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05/14/12Office Depot Kicks off an “NCredible” Summer by Teaming up with Nick Cannon’s NCredible Brand and Monster to Support the 2012 Take Action Event in Los Angeles
Office Depot Foundation Pledges to Donate Up to 4,000 Sackpacks Containing School Supplies to Los Angeles Unified School District as Part of Take Action Leadership Campaign Event BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 14, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) is teaming with Monster and Nick Cannon, and has signed on as an official sponsor of the 2012 Take Action Leadership Campaign event scheduled to take place on May 19 at Paramount Pictures ... 
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05/08/12OfficeMax Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results
PDF Total Sales and Adjusted Operating Income Higher Versus Prior Year Period NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal first quarter ended March 31, 2012. Consolidated Results Reported Results Total sales were $1,872.9 million in the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 0.5% from the first quarter of 2011. For the first quarter of 2012, OfficeMax ... 
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05/01/12Office Depot Announces First Quarter 2012 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ending March 31, 2012. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the first quarter of 2012 were approximately $2.9 billion, down 3% compared to the first quarter of 2011. The Company reported net earnings, after preferred stock dividends, of ... 
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04/17/12Office Depot Executive Honored with Enterprising Women Legacy Award
Monica Luechtefeld, Executive Vice President of E-Commerce, Europe for Office Depot, Recognized at Tenth Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 17, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that Monica Luechtefeld, Executive Vice President of E-Commerce, Europe for Office Depot, was honore... 
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04/16/12Office Depot to Announce First Quarter 2012 Earnings Tuesday, May 1, 2012
BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, will announce first quarter 2012 earnings for the fiscal period ending March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office ... 
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04/10/12OfficeMax to Hold First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2012 on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com.  The w... 
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04/10/12Office Depot Joins Supplier Connection
Company Becomes Member of Consortium Aimed at Bolstering the U.S. Economy Through Supply Chain Initiatives BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced it has joined Supplier Connection, a group of 15 large businesses committed to driving small business growth by simplifying access to their glo... 
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03/30/12A Photo of Three-time and Reigning NASCAR® Champion Tony Stewart Participating in the Office Depot Inside Sales Organization Facility Grand Opening in Austin, Texas is Available on Business Wire’s Website and AP PhotoExpress
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2012-- Office Depot celebrates the opening of its new Inside Sales Organization facility in Austin, Texas which brings 200 new jobs to the area to serve small- and medium-sized business customers in the U.S. Three-time and reigning NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™ champion, Tony Stewart, participated in the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Pictured L-R: (front row) Phil Rocha, Domestic Expansion and Recruitment, Office of t... 
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03/29/12Office Depot Selects Small Business Makeover Finalists
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 29, 2012-- It seems like we could all use someone to come to our rescue every once in a while. Luckily for three small businesses, Office Depot is here for them in their time of need as they have been chosen as the finalists of the nationwide Small Business Makeover contest. Small businesses entered the contest by submitting, in 100 words or less, why their small business is in need of a makeover... 
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03/28/12Office Depot Opens New inside Sales Organization Facility in Austin, Texas
New Organization Creates 200 Jobs in Austin BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced the grand opening of its new Inside Sales Organization facility in Austin, Texas. The new sales organization will bring 200 jobs to the Austin area and focuses on serving small- and medium-sized business (S... 
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03/26/12Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Re-Opening of 13 Stores in Houston, Texas, with Special Appearance by NASCAR® Star Tony Stewart
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Feature Chamber of Commerce Representatives, Dignitaries and Donations by the Office Depot Foundation to Local Non-Profit Organizations HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced a ribbon-cutting celebration to commemorate its 13 newly remodeled stores in the Houston area. T... 
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03/19/12Office Depot Wins Multiple Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM
Office Depot Presented with Gold and Silver Stevie® Awards in Five Different Categories in the Sixth Annual International Competition BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that it has won a Gold Stevie® Award and four Silver Stevie® Awards in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales &... 
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03/15/12OfficeMax Names Ronald Lalla Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer
NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today that Ronald Lalla has been named EVP, chief merchandising officer, effective Monday, March 19. He will serve as a member of the OfficeMax executive committee and will have responsibility for all aspects of enterprise-wide merchandising for OfficeMax, including category management, strategic product planning, global sourcing, private label... 
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03/15/12OfficeMax Named Among World's Most Ethical Companies
Leading Ethics Think-Tank Gives OfficeMax Two Ethics Honors for Demonstrated Leadership in Ethical Business Practices NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today was named one of 2012's World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think-tank dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social respons... 
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03/15/12Office Depot Provides Free Copies of 2011 Tax Returns and Shredding of Confidential Documents
Copy & Print Depot Helps Customers Survive Tax Season with Free Copies and Shredding Promotion BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 15, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, is offering customers 25 black and white, single side copies, and up to five pounds of shredding, free of charge, just in time for the busy tax season. Beginni... 
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03/14/12Office Depot Announces Closing of $250 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering and Early Settlement of Tender Offer
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today that it has closed an offering of $250 million of 9.75% senior secured notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). The net proceeds from the sale of the Notes, together with cash on hand, will be used to fund (or replenish cash that has been used to fund) the tender offer for Office ... 
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03/14/12OfficeMax and Adopt-A-Classroom Launch "Help Henryville"
Campaign Matches Donations to Help Local School Destroyed by Tornado NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the tornado that hit Henryville, Ind., on March 2, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), and Adopt-A-Classroom today announced a campaign to help Henryville Elementary School "get back to the business of learning." OfficeMax launched "Help Henryville" with an immediate $10,000 donation, which the nonprofit organization Adopt-A-Classroom is channeling directly to... 
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03/14/12Office Depot Expands Tablet Assortment with Availability of the Lenovo® IdeaPad® Tablet A1 For Under $200
Compact, Android-Based Tablet Delivers On-The-Go Entertainment at an Affordable Price Point BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced availability of the Lenovo® IdeaPad® Tablet A1 for $199.99. The new Lenovo tablet is currently available nationwide at Office Depot retail locations and ... 
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03/12/12Office Depot Announces Early Settlement Date and Expected Satisfaction of the Financing Condition on Its Previously Announced Tender Offer of the 6.25% Senior Notes Due 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today the early settlement of its tender offer for its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase up to $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "Notes") pursuant to its offer to purchase dated February 1... 
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03/09/12Office Depot Prices $250 Million of Senior Secured Notes Due 2019
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 9, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today that it has priced an offering of $250 million of 9.75% senior secured notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) at an issue price of 100% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes. The net proceeds from the sale of the Notes, together with cash on hand and borrowings under the s... 
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03/08/12Office Depot Announces “Pen Insurance” Promotion for the “World’s Most Stolen Pen™”
Facebook Promotion Invites Customers to Submit “Insurance Claims” for “Stolen” Pens BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 8, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps businesses save time, today announced a new “Pen Insurance” Facebook promotion around the launch of the Paper Mate® InkJoy® pen line. Office Depot Facebook followers are invited to visit the Paper Mate I... 
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03/07/12OfficeMax to Present at UBS Global Consumer Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Consumer Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, March 14, 2012 in Boston at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time.  A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at http://investor.officemax.com.  The webcast will be archived an... 
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03/06/12Office Depot Announces $250 Million Senior Secured Notes Offering
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today that it plans to conduct a private offering (the “Offering”), subject to market and other conditions, of $250 million of senior secured notes due 2019 (the “Notes”). The net proceeds from the sale of the Notes, together with cash on hand and borrowings under the senior se... 
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03/06/12Office Depot Announces Results as of Early Tender Date in Offer to Purchase 6.25% Senior Notes Due 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 6, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today the results as of the Early Tender Date (5:00 p.m., New York City time, on March 2, 2012) in respect of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase up to $250,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2013 (the "... 
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03/05/12OfficeMax Names John Kenning Executive Vice President and President of Contract
NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that John Kenning has been appointed as executive vice president and president of the Contract business, effective April 2, 2012. Mr. Kenning will report directly to Ravi Saligram, president and CEO of OfficeMax. "John's extensive knowledge of managing business-to-business enterprises will add significant value to OfficeMax. We are eage... 
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03/01/12Office Depot Named "Top 50 Company for Executive Women" by National Association for Female Executives
Office Depot Named to List for Eighth Consecutive Year BOCA RATON, Fla., Mar 01, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that it was named to the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) 2012 Top 50 Companies for Executive Women list for the eighth year in a row. The list recognizes American companies that have moved women into top executive positions and created a cult... 
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02/29/12Office Depot Distribution Center Awarded LEED for Commercial Interiors Certification
Newville, Pa., Facility Earns Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for Displaying Environmentally Sustainable Features and Operations BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced that its 600,000 square-foot distribution center located in Newville, Pa., received Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Commercial Interiors (CI) ... 
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02/28/12Office Depot Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, today announced results for the fiscal quarter and full year ending December 31, 2011. FOURTH QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the fourth quarter of 2011 were approximately $3.0 billion, essentially flat compared to the fourth quarter of 2010. Excluding sales related to dispositions and a deconsolidation in the f... 
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02/27/12Office Depot Recognized as One of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises
Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Honors Office Depot for Tenth Year BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company was named to the 2011 list of America’s Top Corporations for Women’s Business Enterprises by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The ... 
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02/23/12Office Depot Announces Availability of Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Simple Touch™
Device Assortment Includes NOOK Tablet – 8GB, the Newest Addition to the Popular NOOK Tablet Line BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the availability of Barnes & Noble’s award-win... 
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02/23/12OfficeMax Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011.  Total sales were $1,835.8 million in the fourth quarter of 2011, an increase of 3.9% from the fourth quarter of 2010, while total sales for the full year 2011 decreased 0.4% to $7,121.2 million compared to the full year 2010.  For the fourth quarter of 2011, O... 
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02/21/12Office Depot to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Tuesday, February 28, 2012
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 21, 2012-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, will announce fourth quarter and full-year 2011 earnings for the fiscal period ending December 31, 2011 on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the ... 
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02/17/12OfficeMax Announces Annual Shareholders Meeting Date
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it intends to hold its annual meeting of shareholders at 2:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time on Monday, April 30, 2012 at the Hotel Arista at City Gate Centre, 2139 City Gate Lane, Naperville, Illinois.  Shareholders of record on March 5, 2012 will be eligible to vote at the annual stockholders meeting.  About Offi... 
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02/17/12Office Depot Announces Cash Tender Offer for Its 6.25% Senior Notes Due 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services that helps customers save time, announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase up to $250.0 million aggregate principal amount (referred to below as the “tender cap”) of its outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2013 (referred to below as the “notes”). The tender offer is being made pursuant to an ... 
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02/15/12Office Depot Announces Availability of Exclusive Line of ‘See Jane Work™’ Desk Accessories
Collection Showcases Contemporary Fashion Prints Geared Toward Female Professionals BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the new collection of See Jane Work™ desk accessories throughout the Company’s retail stores and online at www.officedepot.com. The See Jane Work collection at O... 
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02/07/12Office Depot Named as Finalist in Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service
Office Depot Recognized in Five Different Categories in the Sixth Annual International Competition BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the sixth annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The international competition recognizes excellence in ... 
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02/01/12Office Depot and Financial Expert Jean Chatzky Partner to Makeover Small Businesses
Office Depot's "Small Business Makeover" Contest will Provide Three Small Businesses with a Financial Makeover by Jean Chatzky and $2,500 in Products from Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, has partnered with financial expert Jean Chatzky to offer tips to revitalize small businesses. Additionally, as part of the Small Business Makeover contest, three small businesses will receive a ma... 
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01/31/12Office Depot Releases 2011 Corporate Citizenship Report
Report Summarizes Company's Global Commitment to Community, Diversity, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the release of its 2011 Corporate Citizenship Report. The report, which highlights the Company's commitment to business, ethics, diversity, environmental ... 
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01/30/12Office Depot Introduces the "World's Most Stolen Pen(TM)"
Paper Mate(R) InkJoy(TM) Pen Line Brings Joy Back To Writing BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan 30, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the Paper Mate(R) InkJoy(TM) pen line at nationwide Office Depot retail locations and online at www.officedepot.com. The new InkJoy line features a revolutionary ink system that delivers an e... 
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01/30/12Office Depot Introduces the “World’s Most Stolen Pen™”
Paper Mate® InkJoy™ Pen Line Brings Joy Back To Writing BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the Paper Mate® InkJoy™ pen line at nationwide Office Depot retail locations and online at www.officedepot.com. The new InkJoy line features a revolutionary ink system that delivers an ... 
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01/26/12Financial Expert Jean Chatzky and Office Depot Partner to Makeover Small Businesses
Office Depot’s “Small Business Makeover” Contest will Provide Three Small Businesses with a Financial Makeover by Jean Chatzky and $2,500 in Products from Office Depot BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 26, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, has partnered with financial expert Jean Chatzky to offer tips to revitalize small businesses. Additionally, as part of the Small ... 
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01/26/12OfficeMax to Hold Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss fourth quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended December 31, 2011 on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.... 
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01/25/12Office Depot Participates in the National Retail Federation's 101st Annual "Big Show"
Yalmaz Siddiqui, Senior Director of Environmental Strategy for Office Depot, Shares Expertise on "Global Environmental & Sustainability Trends" BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, participated in the National Retail Federation's (NRF) 101st Annual Retail's BIG Show, which took place January 15 - 18, 2012, in New York City. Yalmaz... 
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01/25/12Office Depot Participates in the National Retail Federation’s 101st Annual “Big Show”
Yalmaz Siddiqui, Senior Director of Environmental Strategy for Office Depot, Shares Expertise on “Global Environmental & Sustainability Trends” BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, participated in the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) 101st Annual Retail’s BIG Show, which took place January 15 – 18, 2012, in New York... 
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01/24/12Office Depot Named One of the Top Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities
Office Depot Ranked #4 on the DiversityBusiness.com Annual List; Up Two Spots from 2011 BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been recognized by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation's leading multicultural business-to-business website, as one of the “Top 50 Organizations for Mu... 
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01/23/12Office Depot, MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products and Financial Expert Jean Chatzky Team up to Help Customers Organize and Manage Their Finances
Exclusive Line of Jean Chatzky Products Features Simple-to-Use Financial Solutions with Contemporary Designs BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 23, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Jean Chatzky’s line of financial organization products, developed by MeadWestvaco Consumer & Office Products, exclusively are available at Office Depot retail locations ... 
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01/19/12Office Depot Celebrates Grand Opening of Hoboken Store with Celebrity Baker Buddy Valastro on January 21 at 10 a.m.
Customers Can Have Their Cake and Eat it Too with a Special Appearance and Autograph Session Featuring the Owner of the World Famous Carlo’s Bakery HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the grand opening celebration of its new small format store in Hoboken, N.J., at 59 Washington St. (Washington ... 
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01/19/12Office Depot Kicks off the New Year by Helping Customers "Do More Business for Less"
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jan 19, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is helping small businesses start the year off right by enabling them to save time and do more business for less. Demonstrating an understanding of the pressures small business owners face in running and growing their businesses profitably, Office Depot has a host of different solutions that help s... 
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01/19/12Office Depot Kicks off the New Year by Helping Customers “Do More Business for Less”
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 19, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is helping small businesses start the year off right by enabling them to save time and do more business for less. Demonstrating an understanding of the pressures small business owners face in running and growing their businesses profitably, Office Depot has a host of different s... 
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01/18/12Office Depot Small Business Index Finds Organization is a Big Challenge
Seventy-Five Percent of Small Businesses Wish Their Workspace Was More Organized BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 18, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced findings from the Company’s Small Business Index, which revealed that small businesses (SMBs) see organization as a big task – and not always one that they have conquered. According to the survey, fi... 
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01/17/12Office Depot Private Brand Shredder Named a Consumers Digest “Best Buy”
Ativa® MD1200 Desktop Shredder Delivers Security, Efficiency, and Value BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that its Ativa® MD1200 12-Sheet Cross-Cut Desktop Shredder has been named a Consumers Digest “Best Buy” in the shredder category, in the magazine’s February issue. The Ativa MD1... 
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01/12/12Office Depot Introduces “Software Your Way” with Electronic Software Downloads in Time for Tax Season
Wide Portfolio of Software Solutions Available for Download and Instant Use Including Top Tax Programs BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2012-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today introduced the “Software Your Way” approach to software purchasing with the availability of Electronic Software Download (ESD) options on www.officedepot.com. The ... 
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12/21/11Office Depot Helps Last-Minute Shoppers Fulfill Their Wish Lists with the Hottest Gifts of the Season
From The Esteemed Business Partner To The Long-Lost Family Friend, Office Depot’s Gift Assortment Meets The Needs of Everyone On This Year’s Holiday List BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 21, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is helping last-minute holiday shoppers with a variety of gifts perfect for everyone from bosses to clients and coworke... 
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12/20/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Feature-Rich ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime
The World’s First Tablet With The NVIDIA® Tegra® 3 Quad-Core Processor Delivers an Optimum User Experience For Computing On-The-Go BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 20, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The revolutionary tablet is currently available for purchase in time for the hol... 
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12/16/11OfficeMax Delivers "Last-Minute" Holiday Shopping Sale Featuring Dazzling Deals on Technology Gifts
Seven-Day Deals Event Starts Dec. 18 NAPERVILLE, Ill., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced a "last-minute" savings event that will offer holiday shoppers significant savings on technology and custom gifts. The seven-day Dazzling Daily Deals event will run Dec. 18 through Dec. 24. "Many of our shoppers are still looking to finalize their gifts for the holidays, so we decid... 
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12/15/11Office Depot Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index
Office Depot is One of Only 14 Retailers to Earn a 100 Percent Rating BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec 15, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The ranking recognizes Office Depot as one of HRC's Best Places ... 
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12/15/11Office Depot Earns Perfect Score in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index
Office Depot is One of Only 14 Retailers to Earn a 100 Percent Rating BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company earned a 100 percent score in the 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) issued by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC). The ranking recognizes Office Depot as one of HRC’s ... 
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12/12/11Twenty-Five Organizations Receive Office Depot Award for Leadership in Greener Purchasing
JPMorgan Chase, Facebook, City of Portland, State of Washington, Department of Veterans Affairs and 20 Others Selected from Over 7,500 Organizations Evaluated BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 12, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that 25 organizations from across the U.S. were recognized by the Company for Leadership in Greener ... 
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12/08/11Office Depot Foundation Dream up Essay Contest Winners Set Sights on Remarkably Diverse Future 'Dream Jobs'
Program Offered to Nearly 60,000 Middle School Students In Two Years in Collaboration with USA TODAY Education BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Ask a group of middle school students what they'd like to be when they grow up, and the answers might surprise you. How about a fighter pilot, a chemist or an automobile designer? These careers, along with teaching and broadcasting, were the "Dream Jobs" chosen by the five latest national essay co... 
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12/08/11Office Depot Foundation Dream up Essay Contest Winners Set Sights on Remarkably Diverse Future ‘Dream Jobs’
Program Offered to Nearly 60,000 Middle School Students In Two Years in Collaboration with USA TODAY Education BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2011-- Ask a group of middle school students what they’d like to be when they grow up, and the answers might surprise you. How about a fighter pilot, a chemist or an automobile designer? These careers, along with teaching and broadcasting, were the “Dream Jobs” chosen ... 
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12/05/11Office Depot Associate Recognized as Supplier Diversity Advocate of the Year
Frantz Tiffeau, Senior Manager of Supply Chain Diversity for Office Depot, Receives Prestigious Award at the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce National Dinner BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Frantz Tiffeau, Senior Manager of Supply Chain Diversity for Office Depot was presented with the 2... 
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11/30/11Office Depot is Helping Customers "Give More Joy and Spend Even Less" This Holiday Season
Office Depot Will Offer the Season’s Best Gifts at Even Better Prices BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is gearing up to offer customers the most anticipated gifts at great prices this holiday season. Whether customers are looking to get their hands on the Kindle Fire, a hot Android tablet, or save on technology bundles, Office Depot is a one-... 
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11/29/11ElfYourself.com is Back!
The Most Loved Viral Holiday Website in History Adds New Funk Video Featuring Singing and Dancing Elves NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The most loved viral holiday website in history is back! OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology products and services, has brought back its free holiday eGreeting site, ElfYourself.com. Powered by JibJab.com, the leader in personalized online entertainment, ElfYourself.com allows... 
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11/16/11OfficeMax to Announce Long-Term Strategy at Investor Day
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today will announce its long-term strategy at the company's Investor Day being held in New York City.   During the event, senior management is expected to provide an overview of the company's long-term growth strategy as well as details of the actions management has taken, and continues to take, to deliver sustainable, profitable growth.  Additio... 
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11/16/11Office Depot Store Named Top Retailer in EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition
Office Depot Stores in Plano, TX; Raleigh, NC; and Tallahassee, FL Hold Top Three Positions in the Retail Category, and Plano and Raleigh are the only Retail Buildings in the Top 10 Overall BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Office Depot stores in Plano, TX; Raleigh, NC; and Tallahassee, FL w... 
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11/16/11OfficeMax Announces Mobile Products and Assisted Sale Pilot with RadioShack
Selected OfficeMax Stores to Test RadioShack Mobile Offering to Drive Traffic and Maximize Selling Space NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced a strategic pilot with RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), a leading national retailer of innovative mobile technology products and services, as well as products related to personal and home technology and power supply needs. Under this agre... 
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11/15/11Office Depot to Help Ring in the Holiday Season with Black Friday Steals, Deals and Bundles
Black Friday Specials and Doorbusters Available Nationwide; Stores Open at 6 a.m. on November 25th BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2011-- Shoppers, start your engines! This Black Friday, Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is poised to be a shopping hot spot to kick off the 2011 Holiday shopping season. Black Friday deals begin online on Thanksgiving Day, November 24, on www.o... 
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11/14/11OfficeMax Launches Preview of Black Friday Ad on OfficeMax.com
More than 150 Holiday Gifts for Less Including eReaders, Tablets, Laptops, Digital Cameras and Printers NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated has released its Black Friday circular at OfficeMax.com/holiday, providing a preview of more than 150 hot deals on holiday gifts for less. OfficeMax's Black Friday circular features significant savings on a variety of holiday gifts, including must-have technology items and great deals to outfit the office. Examples o... 
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11/14/11Office Depot Names Steve Schmidt President of International
Will Oversee Global Business with Customers in 56 Countries Outside of North America BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2011-- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Steve Schmidt has been named President, International. Schmidt, who previously served as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy and New Business Development, wi... 
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11/10/11HP TouchPad Tablets Re-Emerge at Office Depot to Help Customers Fulfill Their Holiday Wish Lists
Customers Can Buy a 32GB HP TouchPad for $149.99 With Purchase of any HP PC Starting November 25 BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov 10, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced plans to bring back the HP TouchPad tablet as part of a bundle purchase at nationwide Office Depot retail store locations starting on Black Friday. The 32 GB HP TouchPad will be ... 
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11/10/11OfficeMax Delivers Black Friday Deals Early & Often This Holiday Season
Hot Black Friday Caliber Deals Unveiled Each Friday for Six Weeks Starting Mid-November, And Main Black Friday Sale Starts Thanksgiving at OfficeMax.com NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Black Friday no longer corners the market as the only day for great prices on holiday gifts. OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, is helping holiday shoppers to get Black Friday deals early, including hot deals each Friday throughou... 
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11/09/11OfficeMax to Carry Amazon's New Kindle Family, Including All-New Kindle Fire
OfficeMax Adds New Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G and Kindle Fire to Existing Amazon Product Line NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMaxIncorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, is pleased to offer Amazon'snewest Kindles in its stores nationwide. New products joining the Kindles already sold at OfficeMax stores include the $79 Kindle, which is now available in stores, and the Kindle Fire for $199, which will be availabl... 
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11/07/11Office Depot Announces Availability of HP Officejet Pro e-All-in-One Series Printers
New HP Officejet Pro 8600 Series Delivers the Functionality of High Performance Laser Printers at an Affordable Price Point BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the HP Officejet Pro 8600, Officejet Pro 8600 Plus and Officejet Pro 8600 Premium e-All-in-One printers. The new models are current... 
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11/04/11OfficeMax Announces Departure of Chief Merchandising Officer
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that Ryan Vero, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer, will be leaving the company effective December 2, 2011. Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of retail, will continue to provide oversight to the marketing and merchandising teams. "Since joining OfficeMax in 1994, Ryan has made many contr... 
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11/04/11NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart and Office Depot to Auction Race-Worn Firesuit and Helmet to Fans for Charity
Auction Items Will Include Special Back-To-School Firesuit and Helmet Worn by Stewart at Kentucky Speedway; Proceeds to Benefit the Office Depot Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it is teaming up with Tony Stewart, a two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) champion and driver of the No. 14 Offi... 
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11/02/11OfficeMax Announces Management Changes
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it has appointed Jim Barr as executive vice president and chief digital officer, effective November 14, 2011. Mr. Barr will report to Ravi Saligram, president and CEO of OfficeMax, and will be responsible for all aspects of the company's e-commerce business and for driving its multi-channel digital strategy. Mr. Barr has be... 
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11/01/11Office Depot Stands by Own Brand Products with 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a new quality guarantee for Office Depot(R) Brand products as part of the Company's "A Brand You Can Trust" promise. At Office Depot, we have always stood by our brand and our ability to provide quality products to our customers at the best value. With "A Brand You ... 
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10/28/11Office Depot Releases Third Annual Catalog Dedicated to Products from Historically Underutilized Businesses
New Catalog Highlights Over 1,600 Products Offered by Certified Minority, Women, Disabled, and Veteran-Owned Businesses; Represents 23% Growth in Featured Vendors Compared to 2010 Catalog BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the release of the Company's third annual Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB) catalog, ... 
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10/27/11Office Depot Announces Collaboration with Microsoft to Provide Digital Print Solutions Through the Bing Business Portal
New Service Enables Small Business Customers To Create Custom Marketing Materials Directly From Bing BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot(NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to become a provider of digital print solutions through the Bing Business Portal. The service is currently available at www.bing.com/businessporta... 
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10/27/11OfficeMax Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced the results for its fiscal third quarter ended September 24, 2011. Total sales were $1,774.8 million in the third quarter of 2011, a decrease of 2.1% from the third quarter of 2010. For the third quarter of 2011, OfficeMax reported net income available to OfficeMax common shareholders of $21.5 million, or $0.25 per diluted share, ... 
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10/26/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Innovative DYMO(R) Plug and Play Label Maker
New LabelManager(R) PnP Allows Customers to Print Custom Labels without the Need for Software BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the DYMO(R) LabelManager(R) PnP for $59.99 at select retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com. The new label maker enables customers to plug the ... 
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10/25/11Office Depot Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ending September 24, 2011. THIRD QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the third quarter of 2011 were $2.8 billion, a 2% decrease compared to the third quarter of 2010. Excluding sales related to dispositions and deconsolidation in the fourth quar... 
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10/24/11Office Depot Named America's Greenest Retailer by Newsweek Magazine for the Second Year
Company is the Only Retailer in the Top 10 BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it has been recognized in Newsweek magazine'sannual Green Rankings, as the greenest large retailer in America for the second year in a row. Office Depot not only achieved the highest aggregate green score in the U.S. retail indust... 
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10/24/11Office Depot and Century Payments to Launch Office Depot Merchant Services
New Electronic Payment Processing Solution Makes It Simple For Small Businesses To Start and Grow Their Business BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 24, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot(NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the launch of Office Depot Merchant Services, an electronic payment processing service for small and medium-sized businesses. In partnership with Century Payments, O... 
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10/24/11OfficeMax Announces 2011 Investor Day
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it will hold an Investor Day for analysts and institutional investors on Wednesday, November 16, 2011, in New York City beginning at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. President and CEO Ravi Saligram will present the company's strategic direction, supported by key members of his senior management team. OfficeMax will be hosting a simultan... 
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10/21/11Office Depot's Global Headquarters Earns EPA's Energy Star(R) Certification for Superior Energy Efficiency
Facility Performs in the Top 25 Percent of Similar Buildings Nationwide for Energy Efficiency BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the company's global headquarters, located in Boca Raton, Fla., has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) ENERGY STAR certification. The certification signif... 
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10/20/11Office Depot Launches New Android(TM) Business-to-Business Mobile Procurement Application
Mobile App Provides Small and Large Business Customers With Account Access To Help Simplify The Procurement Process BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the release of a new Android(TM) app designed specifically for Office Depot business account customers. The Office Depot Business Solutions mobile applicationis now available for free download on th... 
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10/19/11OfficeMax Elects V. James Marino to Board of Directors
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today that V. James Marino has been elected to serve on the company's board of directors. "We are delighted to welcome Jim to the Board of OfficeMax," said Rakesh Gangwal, Chairman of OfficeMax. "He brings significant expertise, insight and years of experience as a successful business leader, and we will benefit from having his persp... 
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10/19/11Office Depot to Offer Kindle Fire in Time for the Holiday Season
New Kindle Fire Offers Seamless Access to Movies, TV Shows, Music, Magazines, Apps, Games, Books and More - Plus the Revolutionary Amazon Silk Web Browser BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced plans to offer Amazon's Kindle Fire for $199 at nationwide retail store locations in time for the start of the 2011Holid... 
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10/18/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Revolutionary ASUS Ultrabooks(TM)
New Line of Lightweight PCs Delivers Speed, Style, Portability and Efficiency BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the ASUS Zenbook UX21 and UX31 Ultrabook PCs starting at $999.99 online at www.officedepot.com. Weighing just 2.4 pounds, the new ASUS Zenbooks deliver record-breaking star... 
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10/14/11OfficeMax Announces $650 Million Credit Facility
Agreement Consolidates and Extends Existing U.S. and Canadian Credit Agreements NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced it has entered into a $650 million secured revolving credit facility with a term expiring in October 2016. This credit facility amends the existing $700 million U.S. and C$60 million Canadian credit facilities, which were scheduled to expire in July 2... 
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10/13/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Epson Workforce(R) Pro Line of Business-Class Printing Solutions
Epson WorkForce(R) Pro Series Delivers World's Fastest Print Speeds and Up to 50 Percent Savings on Ink Compared to Color Laser Printers BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the Epson WorkForce(R) Pro WP-4540 and WorkForce(R) Pro WP-4530 all-in-one printers. Both models are currently availab... 
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10/11/11Office Depot Stores Hold Top Three Spots for Retail Energy Efficiency Gains at Midpoint of EPA's ENERGY STAR National Building Competition
Office Depot Stores in Plano, TX; Raleigh, NC; and Tallahassee, FL Hold Top Three Positions in the Retail Category BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today reported that Office Depot stores hold the top three spots for retail energy efficiency gains at the midpoint of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) ENERGY STAR Nati... 
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10/04/11OfficeMax and Store Customers Donate $1.7 Million in School Supplies Through 'A Day Made Better'
OfficeMax Surprises 1,000 Teachers with $1 million in Much-Needed Classroom Supplies; Customers Rally to Provide Additional Support to Schools in Their Communities NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) and its retail customers together donated more than $1.7 million today in classroom supplies to teachers nationwide through OfficeMax's annual A Day Made Betterclassroom surprise events, which help provide economic relief and encourage nati... 
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10/04/11Office Depot to Announce Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Tuesday, October 25, 2011
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will announce third quarter 2011 earnings for the fiscal period ending September 24, 2011 on Tuesday, October 25, 2011. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office... 
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10/03/11OfficeMax Teams Up with Google Wallet to Provide Customers with Faster, Easier Shopping Experience Using Their Smart Phones
At More Than 100 OfficeMax Stores Customers Can Use Google Wallet to Pay, Redeem Coupons, and Use Their MaxPerks Rewards Membership with a Tap of Their Phones NAPERVILLE, Ill., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today launched new checkout terminals in more than 100 stores that harness Google Wallet to enable customers to pay, redeem coupons and reap the benefits of OfficeMax's MaxPerks® Rewards loy... 
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09/29/11OfficeMax to Hold Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss third quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended September 24, 2011 on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.offi... 
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09/28/11A Photo of NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart Participating in a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Grand Opening Event for a New Office Depot Store in Austin, Texas is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
AUSTIN, Texas, Sep 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart (center), driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM), participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand opening event of a new Office Depot store in Austin, Texas on September 27. Stewart, shown here with children from the Austin YMBL Sunshine Camps (left), and Ginger VanDeventer (right), District Manager for Office Depot, ... 
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09/26/11Office Depot Announces Departure of International Division President
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP) announced that Charlie Brown, President, International Division, is leaving the organization effective today. "Charlie Brown was terminated for having an improper relationship with another associate," said Neil Austrian, Office Depot's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "The company has a zero tolerance policy in this regard. Our business leadership in Europe and Asia will now report to me, and Mike Newman, Execu... 
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09/26/11Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Opening of Its New Store in Austin, Texas, with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Featuring NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart
Local Non-Profit Groups to Receive Donations from the Office Depot Foundation AUSTIN, Texas, Sep 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company will celebrate the grand opening of its new store located at 500 East Ben White Blvd. in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, September 27. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m. CDT. NASCAR® star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 ... 
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09/22/11Office Depot Announces Exclusive Line of Thomasville Home Office Chairs
New Style@Work by Thomasville(R) Provides Comfort and Support; Ideal for Small- and Home-Based Businesses BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today launched a new line of exclusive office chairs from the Style@Work by Thomasville(R) collection. The Style@Work by Thomasville(R) collection provides customers with luxury home office chairs at an affordable price, and are cu... 
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09/20/11Office Depot to Offer Amazon Kindle Nationwide
Amazon's Revolutionary Reading Device Available in All Office Depot Stores September 25 BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of Kindle, the bestselling product in the history of Amazon.com, for customers nationwide. Kindle will be available for purchase at Office Depot retail stores on September 25, 2011. Kindle is a reading device that w... 
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09/19/11OfficeMax Encourages Communities to Join in Supporting Teachers with School Supplies Through 'A Day Made Better'
Fifth Anniversary of 'A Day Made Better' Will Surprise 1,000 Teachers Nationwide on October 4 with $1,000 in Much-Needed Classroom Supplies NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --To provide economic relief and encourage national support for teachers, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) will donate $1 million in classroom supplies to teachers nationwide through its annual A Day Made Betterteacher surprise events on Tuesday, October 4. This marks the fifth anniversary o... 
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09/14/11NASCAR(R) Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Donate 4,500 Sackpacks to Chicago-Area Kids
National Backpack Program on Track to Help More Than 2.5 Million Kids Since 2001 CHICAGO, Sep 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR(R) Sprint Cup Series(TM), will join the Foundation to donate 4,500 new sackpacks to non-profit organizations and schools in the... 
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09/09/11A Photo of NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart Participating in a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Grand-Opening Event for a New Office Depot Store in Midlothian, VA is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Sep 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart (right), driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM), participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand-opening event of a new Office Depot store in Midlothian, VA on September 8. Stewart, shown here with Daniel Gecker (left), Chesterfield County Supervisor, Midlothian District, and Todd Davis (center), Office Depot Store ... 
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09/07/11Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Opening of New Store in Midlothian, Va., with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Featuring NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart
Stewart Teams Up With the Office Depot Foundation to Donate 2,000 Sackpacks To Midlothian and Richmond-Area Kids in Need during Grand Opening Event MIDLOTHIAN, Va., Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Spr... 
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09/07/11Office Depot Provides Update on Back-to-School Season at the Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced as part of the presentation today at the Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference that the company will be providing an update on the 2011 Back-to-School season performance and North American Retail results quarter-to-date through August. Kevin Peters, P... 
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09/07/11OfficeMax Updates Third Quarter and Second Half 2011 Guidance
OFFICEMAX TO PRESENT TODAY AT GOLDMAN SACHS ANNUAL GLOBAL RETAILING CONFERENCE NAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced that, as part of its presentation today at the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Retailing Conference, it plans to update its outlook for the third quarter and second half of 2011. Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of OfficeMax, said, "Against the backdrop of difficult macroeconomic conditions, we are experie... 
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09/06/11HuckleBerry Pets Crowned 2011 'Official Small Business of NASCAR(R), Courtesy of Office Depot' Today at Atlanta Motor Speedway
With Help From NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart, Female Small Business Owner From Daytona Beach, Fla., Wins Sweepstakes BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is pleased to announce that Kacie Howard, owner of HuckleBerry Pets in Daytona Beach, Fla., has been named the winner of this year's "Official Small Business of NASCAR(R), Cour... 
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09/01/11A Photo of NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart Participating in a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Grand Opening Event for a Newly Remodeled Office Depot Store in Roswell, GA is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
ROSWELL, Ga., Sep 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) (right), participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand-opening event of a newly remodeled Office Depot store in Roswell, GA on August 31. Stewart, shown here with Cheryl Crocker (left), Office Depot's Regional Vice President for the Eastern U.S., and Kevin Epperson (center), Of... 
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09/01/11Office Depot Opens First Caribbean Store under Franchise Agreement with Benmore International
BOCA RATON, Fla., Sep 01, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, announced today that it is now expanding its retail store presence in the Caribbean territory as part of its franchise agreement with Benmore International. Through its relationship with Benmore International, Office Depot initially launched a delivery business for customers at the end of last year. In August 2011, the ... 
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08/31/11OfficeMax to Present at Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax®Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today announced it is scheduled to present at the Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2011 in New York City at 10:45 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at http://investor.officemax.co... 
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08/31/11Office Depot Announces Finalists in 'Official Small Business of NASCAR(R), Courtesy of Office Depot' Sweepstakes
NASCAR(R) Stars Tony Stewart And Greg Biffle Help Two Small Business Finalists Compete For The 'Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot' Title And Chance To Win $1 Million This Weekend BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the two small businesses finalists who could take home $1 million in its an... 
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08/30/11Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Opening of Newly Remodeled Store in Roswell, Georgia, with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Featuring NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart
Stewart Will Also Team up with the Office Depot Foundation to Donate 4,800 Sackpacks to Roswell-Area Kids in Need During Grand Re-Opening Event ROSWELL, Ga., Aug 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ... 
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08/29/11Office Depot and Iron Mountain Announce Secure Shredding Services Available at Nationwide Office Depot Retail Locations
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the expansion of its shredding and secure document archiving service program. Office Depot now offers three distinct options for secure shredding services designed to meet the growing security needs of businesses and consumers alike. In a new agreement with Iron Mountain I... 
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08/26/11Office Depot to Present at the Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that it will present at the Goldman Sachs Eighteenth Annual Global Retailing Conference in New York City on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. The Company will make a brief presentation and participate in a question and answer session beginning at 1:50 p.m. Eastern Time (12:50 p.m. Cen... 
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08/25/11Office Depot Foundation, Samaritan's Feet International Join Forces to Help 40,000 Children Succeed in School
Inaugural 'Back to Basics Initiative' Provides New Shoes and Sackpacks to Kids in the U.S. and Internationally BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --One sackpack and one pair of shoes at a time, the Office Depot Foundation and Samaritan's Feet International are bringing hope to 40,000 kids across the United States during back-to-school season. To launch this new partnership, the Foundation - the independent, non-profit charitable giving ... 
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08/23/11Office Depot Small Business Index Shows Small Businesses Have Increasingly Greater Concern about the U.S. Economy
Fifty-Percent of Small Businesses Plan to Make Changes to Business Strategies Over Next Six Months; Seventy-Nine Percent Do Not Plan to Add to Staff BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Small Business Index, which shows that small businesses have become even more concerned about the na... 
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08/12/11OfficeMax Appoints New Leaders to Its Contract Organization
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --As part of its focus on building differentiated capabilities and expertise in its Contract organization, OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced that it has appointed Mike MacDonald as executive vice president and president of the global Contract organization and Steve Mongeau as senior vice president of sales and growth initiatives, effective August 15, 2011. Mr. MacDonald will report to Ravi Saligram, president and CEO ... 
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08/11/11Office Depot among First Retailers to Launch New Android Powered Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the Lenovo(R) IdeaPad(R) Tablet K1, a stylish new 10.1-inch tablet running Android(TM) 3.1 (Honeycomb). The IdeaPad Tablet K1 with Wi-Fi retails for $499.99 (32GB) and is now available for purchase at Office Depot retail store locations and online at www.officede... 
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08/09/11OfficeMax Adds Lenovo Professional-Grade Computers
Lenovo ThinkPad and Lenovo-Branded PCs Satisfy Demanding Business Needs NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology, and services announced that it is now offering Lenovo brand computers online at OfficeMax.com and in select retail store locations nationwide to serve the demanding computer needs for today's business user. "OfficeMax is excited to bring the performance and reliability of Lenovo compu... 
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08/04/11OfficeMax Introduces Bestselling Kindle to Expanding Line of Tech Products
Amazon's innovative wireless reading device now at OfficeMax stores nationwide NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that Amazon's bestselling wireless reading device is now available at OfficeMax stores nationwide starting Sunday, August 7. "OfficeMax is thrilled to be working with Amazon to offer Kindle and its related accessories to our customers," said Ryan Ver... 
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08/04/11Office Depot Launches New Business-to-Business Mobile Procurement Application for iPhone(R)
New Mobile App Helps to Simplify the Procurement Process for Small and Large Business Customers BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 04, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the release of a new iPhone(R) app designed specifically for Office Depot contract customers. The Office Depot Business Solutions mobile applicationis now available for free download on the iTunes App Store. ... 
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08/03/11National Survey Finds All Americans Are Excited About Back-to-School Shopping
OfficeMax's Back-to-School 2011 survey explores consumers' mindset with annual shopping season NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX) a leader in office supplies, technology and services has released the results of the OfficeMax Back-to-School 2011 survey(1), which finds that even Americans without school ties are enthusiastic about back-to-school shopping. For many, back-to-school is synonymous with great bargains and an opportunity to sho... 
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08/03/11Office Depot Small Business Index Shows That 64 Percent of Small Businesses Offer Summer Hours
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Office Depot Small Business Index, which took a deep dive into vacation plans and summer work hours for small business owners nationwide. Overall, based on the data, many small businesses are embracing flexible summer hours and vacation time. In fact, almo... 
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08/02/11Office Depot Launches Revolutionary New Way to Deliver Office Supplies
GreenerOffice Delivery Service Projected To Replace Five Million Cardboard Boxes With Paper Bags In Next 12 Months - Resulting In Major Environmental Benefits BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the launch of a revolutionary new program, the Office Depot GreenerOffice Delivery Service, through which customers ... 
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08/02/11OfficeMax Reports Second Quarter 2011 Financial Results
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced the results for its fiscal second quarter ended June 25, 2011. Total sales were $1,647.6 million in the second quarter of 2011, a decrease of 0.3% from the second quarter of 2010. For the second quarter of 2011, OfficeMax reported a net loss available to OfficeMax common shareholders of $3.0 million, or $0.04 per diluted share. Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of OfficeMax, said, "... 
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07/29/11Office Depot Recognized for Outstanding Product Quality and Service by David Weekley Homes
Marks The Sixth Consecutive Year Office Depot Has Received The "Partners of Choice" Award From David Weekley Homes BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today was recognized for its outstanding product quality and service by David Weekley Homes, the nation's third largest for-profit privately held home builder. This marks the sixth ... 
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07/28/11Office Depot to Give Away Hundreds of Thousands of Free Backpacks and Lunch Totes to Back-to-School Shoppers
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a week-long national promotion offering free backpacks and lunch totes to help parents "go back smarter" this back-to-school season. From July 31 through August 6, customers who spend at least $15 on school supplies at an Office Depot retail store location will instantly re... 
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07/27/11National Survey Finds Teachers Have Lasting Positive Impact on the Lives of Americans
OfficeMax hosts "Teacher Appreciation Days" featuring giveaways, savings and more to reward and help teachers prepare to go back-to-school NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --It's no secret that teachers work hard, but many may not know how much they give personally. Each year, teachers spend an estimated $1,000 out of their own pockets on school supplies, according to the National Education Association. Furthermore, OfficeMax's 2011 Teacher Appreciation Survey(1) found ... 
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07/27/11Office Depot Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week across the U.S. and Puerto Rico
Star Teacher Members Will Be Rewarded For Their Hard Work With Free Breakfast, Discounts and Specials on Products and Services BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, will be hosting more than 100,000 teachers at its retail stores as part of the Company's signature Teacher Appreciation Week across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Now in its eig... 
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07/27/11OfficeMax to Offer The All-New NOOK(TM) and NOOK Color(TM) Reader's Tablet(TM) in Stores and Online Starting July 30
Highly Acclaimed NOOK(TM) Devices Part of Expanding Technology Selection at OfficeMax NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, and Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookseller, today announced that OfficeMax will be adding The All-New NOOK, The Simple Touch Reader and NOOK Color Reader's Tablet to its growing selection of innovative technology products. The award-winning, cr... 
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07/27/11NASCAR(R) Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Donate 5,000 Sackpacks to Indianapolis-Area Kids
National Backpack Program on Track to Help More Than 2.5 Million Kids Since 2001 CARMEL, Ind., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR(R) Sprint Cup Series(TM), will join the Foundation to donate 5,000 new sack... 
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07/26/11Office Depot Foundation Donates 1,500 New Sackpacks to Help Puerto Rico Children Succeed in School
National Backpack Program on Track to Help More Than 2.5 Million Kids Since 2001 SAN PATRICIO, Puerto Rico, Jul 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Since 2001, the Office Depot Foundation has helped more than 2.5 million children - including students in Puerto Rico - succeed in school through its National Backpack Program. On Wednesday, July 27, the Foundation - the independent charitable giving arm of Office Depot(R) (NYSE:ODP) - will donate 1,500 ... 
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07/26/11Office Depot Announces Second Quarter 2011 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ending June 25, 2011. SECOND QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the second quarter of 2011 were $2.7 billion, essentially flat compared to the second quarter of 2010. On a constant currency basis and excluding sales related to dispositions and deconsolidation in the fourth quart... 
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07/21/11OfficeMax Now Offers HP TouchPad
HP webOS Tablet is Latest Innovative Technology Product To Land At OfficeMax NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, is rapidly becoming known for its array of innovative technology products, now adding the highly anticipated HP TouchPad to its product selection. The HP TouchPad, HP's first webOS tablet, is available at all OfficeMax retail stores nationwide as well as online at www.officemax.com... 
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07/21/11"Office Depot Go Back Smarter Instant Win Game" to Award $500,000 in Total Prizes This Back to School Season
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced an innovative back to school sweepstakes aimed at helping parents, teachers and students "go back smarter" this year. From July 24 to September 11, Office Depot will offer shoppers a chance to win a $100 gift card via the "Office Depot Go Back Smarter Instant Win Game" Snap... 
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07/21/11OfficeMax Names Steve Parsons Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced that Steve Parsons has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective July 25, 2011. In this position, Mr. Parsons will report to Ravi Saligram, president and CEO of OfficeMax, and will be responsible for all aspects of global human resources for the company, including talent management, compensation and benefits, training, leadership development, re... 
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07/19/11Office Depot and Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) to Provide Disaster Preparedness Strategies for Small Business
Office Depot and BCLC Help Small Businesses with Tips and Resources to Prepare for Natural Disasters BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 19, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --With the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season now upon us, Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a collaboration with the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to provide small businesses with ... 
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07/13/11Office Depot Names Kevin Peters President, North America
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that Kevin Peters has been named President, North America, a new position combining the Company's previous North American Retail (NAR) and North American Business Solutions (BSD) divisions. Peters, who previously served as President, North American Retail, will continue to repo... 
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07/06/11Small Business Loan Program Now Offered by Office Depot Through Superior Financial Group
Program to Facilitate Loans Of Up To $25,000 For Small Businesses, Backed by The Small Business Administration BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a new partnership with Superior Financial Group (SFG), the Nation's leading Small Business Administration (SBA) lender, to provide qualified small business custom... 
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07/06/11ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet PC Now Available for Purchase at Office Depot
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jul 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the ASUS(R) Eee Pad Transformer. The product is currently available for purchase online at www.officedepot.com and at Office Depot retail stores nationwide for $399.99 (16GB) and $499.99 (32GB). The Transformer features the powerful and responsive Android 3... 
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07/05/11OfficeMax to Hold Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss second quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended June 25, 2011 on Tuesday, August 2, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com. The webca... 
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07/05/11NASCAR(R) Driver Tony Stewart and the Office Depot Foundation Team up to Donate 3,000 Sackpacks to Northern Kentucky Kids
National Backpack Program on Track to Help More Than 2.5 Million Kids since 2001 FLORENCE, Ky., Jul 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and the Office Depot Foundation today announced that Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR(R) Sprint Cup Series(TM), will join the Foundation to kick off the back-t... 
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06/30/11A Photo of Tony Stewart Participating in a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at the Grand Opening Event for a New Office Depot Store in Winter Haven, Florida is Available on Business Wire's Web site and AP PhotoExpress
WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jun 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Impala in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) (right), participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony during the grand-opening event of a brand-new Office Depot store in Winter Haven, FL on June 29. Stewart, shown here with Bob Gernert (left), the Executive Director of the Greater Winter Haven Chamber of Commerce, and Teresa Hill (cen... 
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06/29/11OfficeMax® Lets You Print From The Road With First Full-Service Mobile Print Center Application
Ever wish you had a printer on the road? New mobile application brings convenient access to OfficeMax ImPress® Print Centers nationwide for reliable printing and document services NAPERVILLE, Ill., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, today announced the launch of the first full-service Mobile Print Center Application from OfficeMax. Providing access to more than 900 OfficeMax ImPress® Print Centers at Offic... 
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06/29/11Office Depot Adds Gateway to Retail and Online PC Assortment Just in Time for Back to School Season
New Lineup Features Gateway NV Series Notebook PCs and New LT Series Netbook BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company has teamed up with Gateway(R) to bring in a new assortment of powerful and stylish notebook and netbook computers. The Gateway products are currently available at Office Depot retai... 
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06/29/11Office Depot to Announce Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Tuesday, July 26, 2011
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, will announce second quarter 2011 earnings for the fiscal period ending June 25, 2011 on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Depot's Investor Relat... 
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06/28/11Office Depot to Celebrate Grand Opening of its New Store in Winter Haven, Fla., with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Featuring NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart
Local Non-Profit Groups to Receive Donations from The Office Depot Foundation WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Jun 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company will celebrate the grand opening of its new store located at 800 Cypress Gardens Blvd. in Winter Haven, Fla., on Wednesday, June 29. The event is scheduled to begin at 3:30 p.m... 
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06/23/11Office Depot Announces Free Guaranteed Buyback(R) Plan with Back-to-School Computer Purchase
Free Offer Available with Purchase of Computer along with Performance Protection Plan or Tech Depot Services Offering BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a partnership with TechForward, Inc., the first provider of Guaranteed Buyback plans, to give away a "Free" Guaranteed Buyback Plan to all customers who purchase ... 
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06/21/11Office Depot Partners with ACCO Brands to Launch the World's First Digital-Capture Flipchart
The Quartet Kapture Is the First Flipchart That Allows Meeting Participants to Instantly Write, Capture and Digitally Share Meeting Notes BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of the Quartet(R) KaptureTM Digital Flipchart, the first plug n' play solution to instantly capture, edit and share meet... 
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06/20/11Office Depot Announces Pre-Sale of the Highly Anticipated HP TouchPad Tablet
Retail Availability Slated for July 1 at Nationwide Office Depot Retail Locations BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced pre-sale availability of the HP TouchPad tablet. Customers can pre-order the TouchPad today by visiting www.officedepot.com. Pre-ordered items will start shipping directly to customers on July ... 
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06/16/11Office Depot Small Business Index Reveals Small Businesses Struggle with Technology Issues
BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the results of its latest Office Depot Small Business Index, which highlighted common technology and IT issues encountered by small businesses nationwide. According to the newest edition of the Office Depot Small Business Index, technology issues among small businesses are common w... 
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06/14/11Office Depot to Offer the New Toshiba Thrive Tablet in-Store and Online Starting July 10
Powered by Android 3.1, Honeycomb, the 10.1-inch Thrive Tablet is Available for Pre-Sale Beginning Today at www.officedepot.com BOCA RATON, Fla., Jun 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced pre-sale availability of the Toshiba ThriveTM Tablet. Customers can pre-order the Thrive Tablet today by visiting www.officedepot.com. Pre-ordered... 
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06/09/11Office Depot Stores Nationwide to Carry NASCAR Unites Wristbands
Fans Can Get a NASCAR Unites Wristband at More Than 1,100 Office Depot Stores DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jun 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The NASCAR Foundation today announced that Office Depot, the Official Office Products Partner of NASCAR(R) and co-primary sponsor of Tony Stewart and the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM), will offer new NASCAR Unites wristbands at more than 1,100 Office Depot stores nationwide. ... 
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05/31/11Office Depot Continues to Grow Tablet Assortment with Addition of the Acer Iconia Android 3.0 Tablet
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced availability of the Acer Iconia Tab A500, a revolutionary new 10.1-inch tablet running Android(TM) 3.0 (Honeycomb). The Acer Iconia Tab A500 with Wi-Fi retails for $449.99 and is now available for purchase online at www.officedepot.com. The Acer Iconia Tab A500 was built f... 
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05/26/11A Photo of Tony Stewart Delivering a "Technology Makeover, Courtesy of Office Depot's Tech Depot Services" to Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C. is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP Photoexpress
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM) (right), joined Office Depot on May 25 to deliver a "Technology Makeover, Courtesy of Office Depot's Tech Depot Services" to Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C. Stewart, shown with Collinswood Principal Nicolette Grant (left), surprised students and teachers by arriving at the schoo... 
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05/25/11NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart and Office Depot Team up to Provide a 'Technology Makeover' to Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C.
Local School Receives New Lenovo Laptop Computers, Lexmark All-In-One Printers And More; Donation Highlights Office Depot's New Technology And Print Services Debuting In Charlotte-Area Stores BOCA RATON, Fla., May 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The students and teachers at Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C., received a very speedy delivery today! Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies... 
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05/23/11Office Depot Names Neil Austrian Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that its Board of Directors has named Neil Austrian as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Austrian previously served as Interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot. He has been in that role since November 1, 2010, leading the Company while the Board conducted a... 
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05/23/11OfficeMax Expands Selection of Tablet Computers With New Acer Iconia Tab A500
OfficeMax to offer the new 10.1-inch Acer tablet computer at OfficeMax.com and in-stores nationwide - NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, today announced that the company is expanding its selection of tablet computers by adding the new Acer® Iconia Tab A500 in all of its more than 900 retail locations nationwide and through OfficeMax.com. The new Acer Iconia Tab A500 will be available at Offic... 
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05/23/11Office Depot and Lexmark Launch 'Buy a Printer, Support Military Families' Program to Benefit Operation Homefront
Goal To Donate 4,000 New Lexmark Printers To Military Families BOCA RATON, Fla., May 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot(R) (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK), a leading global provider of imaging products, software, solutions and services, today announced a special program to support Operation Homefront, helping to give military families the prod... 
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05/20/11OfficeMax to Present at the Citi 2011 Global Consumer Conference
NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today announced it is scheduled to present at the Citi 2011 Global Consumer Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, May 26, 2011 in New York City at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at http://investor.officemax.com. The webcast will be archived ... 
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05/17/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Exclusive New Line of 3MTM Fashion Labels at Nationwide Retail Stores
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 17, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of a new line of 3MTM fashion labels exclusively at Office Depot's nationwide retail store locations. The new 3M label lineup features 17 different fashion labels that are pre-printed with unique designs, so all a user has to do is add the text and print - ... 
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05/16/11Office Depot Continues to 'Take Care of Business' as Official Sponsor of National Small Business Week
Office Depot To Power The Conference As Official Shipping And Technology Provider BOCA RATON, Fla., May 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today reaffirmed its commitment to entrepreneurship and small business through the Company's sponsorship and participation in the Small Business Administration's (SBA) National Small Business Week even... 
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05/13/11A Photo of Office Depot Associates Unloading Trucks Containing Food, Water and Relief Essentials for Alabama Tornado Victims is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --A photo is available on Business Wire's website and AP PhotoExpress of the Office Depot Foundation partnering with Feed The Children to help with the delivery of food, essentials and water - enough to assist 1,200 families - for Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and other areas affected by the recent tornadoes. Recipients of the supplies include Office Depot associates whose homes were damaged or destroyed, ... 
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05/13/11Office Depot Foundation Provides Donations, Free Office Depot Services, Help with Recovery and Rebuilding in Tornado-Ravaged Alabama
Partners Include Feed The Children and Ryan Newman Foundation BOCA RATON, Fla., May 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --The Office Depot Foundation - the independent, non-profit foundation that serves as the primary charitable giving arm of Office Depot (NYSE:ODP) - is helping kids and families, schools, small businesses, Office Depot associates and even pets in Alabama and the Southeast to recover following the recent devastating tornadoes. To assist children in t... 
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05/03/11OfficeMax Receives 2011 JDA Real Results Award for Best in Demand Management
NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, has been recognized as a JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) 2011 Real Results Winner for Best in Demand Management. Now in its sixth year, the Real Results Awards recognize companies that have demonstrated business-process excellence and achieved quantifiable benefits through the adoption of industry best practices and use of JDA's industry-leading solution... 
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05/03/11U.S. Postal Service(R) Presents Office Depot with Corporate Business Achievement Award at 2011 National Postal Forum
BOCA RATON, Fla., May 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced it was honored with the Corporate Business Achievement Award by the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) at this year's National Postal Forum held on May 1-4 in San Diego, CA. Office Depot was honored for its commitment to a successful business partnership with the USPS, offering postal serv... 
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05/02/11Emmy Winner and Celebrated Comedian Wayne Brady Creates Webisodes to Encourage Support for Teachers and Promote OfficeMax's A Day Made Better
Brady's Webisodes to Air on AOL during Teacher Appreciation Week; Webisodes Aim to Call Attention to the Issue of Teacher-Funded Classrooms and to Inspire Support for OfficeMax's Teacher Advocacy Program-- NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader inoffice supplies and services, and Walt Disney Records announce the debut of four new webisodes starring actor, singer and comedian extraordinaire Wayne Brady that honor teachers and illus... 
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05/02/11NASCAR Stars Tony Stewart and Greg Biffle Team up with Office Depot and 3M to Find the Next 'Official Small Business of NASCAR, Courtesy of Office Depot'
Two Small Business Finalists Will Compete for Title and a Chance to Win $1 Million BOCA RATON, Fla., May 02, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Small business owners, get ready to think big! Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, is teaming up with 3M(R) and NASCAR(R) stars Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, and Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford, to of... 
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04/29/11Office Depot Celebrates Star Teachers Throughout the Country with a Special Week of Savings
BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company will recognize educators with a Teacher Appreciation Week that will take place from May 1 through May 7, 2011 at nationwide retail store locations. Educators can simply register to become a member of Office Depot's Star Teacher program at www.mystarteacher.com ... 
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04/28/11A Photo of NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart and Service Members at Marine Corps Base Quantico is Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
QUANTICO, Va., Apr 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series(TM), joins a group of Marines for a photo on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. Stewart met with Wounded Warriors and signed autographs for hundreds of service members during Quantico's third-annual ServMart Customer Appreciation Day. Office Depot, a primary spo... 
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04/28/11OfficeMax Reports First Quarter 2011 Financial Results
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax(R) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced the results for its fiscal first quarter ended March 26, 2011. Total sales were $1,863.0 million in the first quarter of 2011, a decrease of 2.8% from the first quarter of 2010. For the first quarter of 2011, OfficeMax reported net income available to OfficeMax common shareholders of $11.4 million, or $0.13 per diluted share. Ravi Saligram, President and CEO of OfficeMax, said, "... 
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04/27/11NASCAR(R) Star Tony Stewart to Visit Service Members at Marine Corps Base Quantico
Stewart To Sign Autographs And Visit Wounded Warriors BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that NASCAR(R) star Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet in the NASCAR(R) Sprint Cup Series(TM), will make a special visit to U.S. Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia tomorrow, April 28. The t... 
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04/26/11OfficeMax Expands ChamberSolutions Partnership with New ChamberAdvantage Program
New Nationwide Program Offers Chamber Member Businesses Competitive Pricing on Office Supplies, Printing and Furniture; Free Shipping and a Complete Technology Purchasing Platform -- NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax(R) (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, and ChamberSolutions(R), a leader in member benefit programs, today launched ChamberAdvantage a nationwide program offered through OfficeMax's popular Partnership Advantage program. Cham... 
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04/26/11Office Depot Announces First Quarter 2011 Results
BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 26, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced results for the fiscal quarter ending March 26, 2011. FIRST QUARTER RESULTS 1 Total Company sales for the first quarter of 2011 were $3.0 billion, a decrease of 3% compared to the first quarter of 2010. Excluding sales related to asset dispositions and deconsolidation in the fourth quarter of 2010 and an acquisitio... 
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04/22/11Photos of Representatives from Office Depot, ICLEI USA and Select Cities Launching the 2011 Green Business Challenge by Ringing the NYSE Closing Bell Are Available on Business Wire's Web Site and AP PhotoExpress
NEW YORK, Apr 22, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Photo One: Yalmaz Siddiqui, center with gavel, Director of Environmental Strategy for Office Depot, and Martin J. Chavez, center right, Executive Director of ICLEI USA, together with elected officials from City of Austin, TX; City of Bellevue, WA; City of Chula Vista, CA; Triangle J Council of Governments, NC, ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange to launch the 2011 Green Business Challenge, Thursday,... 
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04/21/11OfficeMax Names Michael J. Lewis Executive Vice President and President of Retail
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax(R) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) today announced that Michael J. Lewis will assume the role of executive vice president and president of retail, effective May 2, 2011. In this position, Mr. Lewis will report directly to Ravi Saligram, president and CEO of OfficeMax, and will have full responsibility for the retail P&L and all aspects of the retail business, including merchandising, store operations and real estate. "Michael... 
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04/21/11OfficeMax National Survey Finds Many Working Americans Want to Improve "Green" Practices on the Job
Many employees hold themselves accountable for exercising environmentally responsible habits at work and suggest ways to encourage participation NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --This month, many Americans are not only evaluating their personal lives but also their places of business. According to OfficeMax's 2011 Green Workplace survey(1), companies are making strides in adopting environmentally-responsible business practices, and many employees make it their persona... 
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04/21/11Office Depot Announces Availability of Brush Point Sharpie(R) "STAINED" Permanent Markers
Vivid Markers Offer Optimal Performance on Most Fabric Surfaces BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 21, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced the availability of Sharpie(R) STAINED brush point markers at nationwide retail locations and online at www.officedepot.com. Offered in eight bright, bold colors, Sharpie STAINED markers are the perfect tool to add a splash... 
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04/20/11Office Depot and ICLEI USA Launch National Green Business Challenge with Cities Across the Country
Innovative Program Helps Local Governments Engage Business Communities in Going Greener; Four New Challengers to Be Announced at the NYSE Closing Bell on April 21 BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 20, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, and ranked as America's greenest large retailer by Newsweek(R) Magazine, today announced a partnership with ICLEI-Local Governmen... 
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04/18/11Zimmerman Advertising Continues Retail Sector Leadership with Addition of Office Depot Account
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Apr 18, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Zimmerman Advertising, the nation's 14th largest agency and a recognized retail brand builder, has been named agency of record by Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services. "Our mission is to help Office Depot more effectively reach and impact consumers during what continues to be a challenging economy for its core target of small and medium-size businesses... 
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04/14/11Office Depot to Host National Writing Instrument Collection During Earth Week
Customers Who Bring 10 Used Writing Instruments To Office Depot To Be Recycled Will Receive A Coupon To Use Toward A New Sharpie(R), EXPO(R), Or Paper Mate(R) Product BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 14, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, together with TerraCycle, Inc. will be offering customers a unique recycling opportunity during Earth Month. Beginning Sunday, ... 
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04/12/11Office Depot Awarded Nationwide Office Furniture Contract Through National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance
New Contract Enables Office Depot to Provide Public Sector Customers with Significant Discounts on Hon Office Furniture BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced a new five year office furniture contract with the National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance Company (National IPA), enabling Office Depot to provide HON fur... 
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04/12/11Office Depot to Announce First Quarter 2011 Earnings Tuesday, April 26, 2011
BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, will announce first quarter 2011 earnings for the fiscal period ending March 26, 2011 on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Central Time). To listen to the conference call via webcast, please visit Office Depot's Investor Relations website at investor.officedepot.com.... 
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04/08/11OfficeMax Enables Customers to Pre-Order 16 GB BlackBerry PlayBook Online
Customers can pre-order a new tablet through Office.com now until April 19, 2011 - CHICAGO, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Significant technological advances and the emergence of portable tech tools continue to redefine day-to-day productivity of businesses everywhere. OfficeMax(R) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, recently announced it is expanding its tablet offerings by adding the new BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) to its suite of technology products ... 
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04/07/11Office Depot Foundation's Dream UP Career Exploration Program Helps Middle School Students Focus on the Future
Program Offered to 10,000 Students in Collaboration with USA TODAY Education BOCA RATON, Fla., Apr 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --In an effort to address the alarming problem of middle school students dropping out of school, the Office Depot Foundation is teaming up with USA TODAY Education to help children explore - and possibly even experience - future career opportunities through the Dream UP Career Exploration Program. "The opportunity to a... 
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04/04/11OfficeMax to Hold First Quarter 2011 Earnings Conference Call
NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax(R) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, today announced its intention to hold a conference call to discuss first quarter earnings for the fiscal period ended March 26, 2011 on Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed via the Internet by visiting the OfficeMax website at investor.officemax.com. The web... 
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04/04/11OfficeMax's National Survey Reveals Americans Would Rather Cut Their Own Hair than Do Their Own Taxes
2011 OfficeMax survey explores how Americans and accountants gear up for tax preparation season - one of the most dreaded times of the year NAPERVILLE, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --With so many Americans anxiously awaiting the springtime, there is one part of the season that many could do without: filing income tax returns. According to OfficeMax's 2011 "Tax it to Me" survey (1), tax preparation season musters up feelings of nervousness and confusion for the millions of Ameri... 
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03/31/11Office Depot Announces Restatement of 2010 Financial Results Following Denial of Tax Claim
BOCA RATON, Fla., Mar 31, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Internal Revenue Service has denied the Company's claim to carry back certain tax losses to prior tax years under economic stimulus-based tax legislation enacted in 2009, which claim was made after the Company consulted with its tax advisors. As a result, the Company has reassessed the carry back of tax losses in 2010 to prior perio... 
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03/29/11Office Depot to Offer the New BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet In-Store and Online Starting April 19
Customers Can Pre-Order the Playbook Today by Visiting OfficeDepot.com BOCA RATON, Fla., Mar 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, today announced that the Company will offer the highly anticipated BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) tablet at nationwide Office Depot retail store locations and online at www.officedepot.com beginning April 19, 2011. Customers ca... 
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03/24/11OfficeMax to Offer the New BlackBerry PlayBook In All U.S. Stores
New Tablet with Wi-Fi Available In Stores and Online on April 19, 2011 -- NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --OfficeMax(R) Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies and services, today announced it will offer the new BlackBerry(R) PlayBook(TM) tablet in all of its 1,000 retail locations nationwide and through www.officemax.com. The new BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will be available for purchase on April 19, 2011. The BlackBerry PlayBook with Wi-Fi(R) will be ... 
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03/23/11Office Depot Expands Mobile Offering for Customers with Release of New iPhone and Android Applications
BOCA RATON, Fla., Mar 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of offi