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Office 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 on Nov. 2. “Your Holiday Workshop” efforts will include early Black Friday and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” deals; gifts for colleagues, family and friends; and shopper services.

“The ‘Your Holiday Workshop’ campaign provides both businesses and individuals with an assortment of gifts for everyone on their lists, all from a one-stop shop at a holiday value they appreciate,” said Tim Rea, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Office Depot, Inc. “We’re excited to share our holiday gift selections while making it convenient to shop either in-store or online.”

Early Black Friday and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” Deals

In a response to the volume of early shoppers, Office Depot and OfficeMax will unveil exclusive daily and weekly product deals from its most desirable shopping categories including technology, printers, and furniture alongside other business and home office supplies.

Whether in store or online, customers will find a great gift at a great value any day of the week with the company’s Early Black Friday deals available Nov. 2-15 and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” online deals on Nov. 3, 10, 17, and 24. Additional Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will be announced closer to Thanksgiving Day. Customers can sign up for alerts to receive notifications about Black Friday in-store and online deals and events at officedepot.com/blackfriday. Cyber Monday deals at officedepot.com will be valid Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Early Black Friday deals for high-performing laptops at great prices include:

Valid Nov. 2-8

  • HP Pavilion 15” laptop computer with AMD E1 processor with 4 GB memory and 500 GB hard drive for $229.99 (regular price $299.99)
  • Dell™ Inspiron 15 3000 Series Touchscreen laptop computer with Intel® Core i3 processor with 4 GB memory and 500 GB hard drive for $369.99 (regular price $549.99)

Valid Nov. 9-15

  • Dell™ Inspiron 15 3000 Series Touchscreen laptop computer with AMD A4 processor with 4 GB memory and 500 GB hard drive for $279.99 (regular price $479.99)
  • Toshiba Satellite® L55t Touchscreen laptop computer with Intel® Core i3 processor with 6 GB memory and 1 TB hard drive for $399.99 after a $50 manufacturer’s mail-in savings offer (regular price $659.99)

Holiday Cards, Gifts and Personalization

Wish your colleagues, family and friends the very best this holiday with bold and fashionable holiday cards, exclusively offered by Office Depot and OfficeMax. Available in traditional, die-cut and photo finishes with personalized text or a photo, these cards will leave a memorable impression this holiday season. Visit officedepot.com/holidayprint to place your order today.

Office Depot and OfficeMax offer a wide selection of gifts for everybody on your holiday list. Whether you need a gift for someone in the office or a client, a family member or a friend, or an impulse buy for yourself, Office Depot and OfficeMax have all the business and home office essentials, technology products and accessories you need. Shop for even more holiday gifts online at officedepot.com/holiday.

The Office Depot and OfficeMax “Your Holiday Workshop” technology department features the latest fashionable and protective smartphone and tablet accessories, Bluetooth speakers, headphones, laptops, tablets, and new 2-in-1 devices that serve as both a laptop and tablet.

To add a personal touch this holiday, gift givers can count on the company’s copy and print services to create one-of-a-kind gifts such as holiday cards for businesses and families, customized calendars, and photo gifts, such as personalized smartphone cases, tablet covers, ornaments, and canvas prints.

Shopper Services: 90-Day Return Policy and Mailing and Shipping Services

Office Depot and OfficeMax have a 90-day return policy including extended returns on holiday purchases. Any item purchased between Oct. 1, 2014 and Dec. 24, 2014 can be returned until Jan. 14, 2015 or as the policy allows (whichever is later). And, any item purchased online can be returned in store.

Making it convenient for shoppers, Office Depot offers U.S. Postal Service and UPS in-store shipping options (FedEx drop-off only) and OfficeMax provides FedEx services allowing customers to mail and ship their gifts immediately after purchasing them. Catering specifically to the busy shopper, the convenient shipping services are also available on weekends and late evenings, during regular store hours, at times when customers are most likely to tackle their holiday shopping.

Elf Yourself® This Holiday Season

Developed by OfficeMax in 2006, Elf Yourself® has become synonymous with the holiday season and enjoyed around the globe. Office Depot has joined in on the fun this year with the popular holiday interactive treat of elves dancing around to lighten up any office or bring a smile to family and friends. Some surprises are in store when the updated app. launches with new dances, songs, and more. The Elf Yourself® season will start mid-Nov. to surprise and delight all; stay informed at officedepot.com/elfyourself.

About Office Depot, Inc.

Formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, Office Depot, Inc. is a leading global provider of products, services, and solutions for every workplace – whether your workplace is an office, home, school, or car.

Office Depot, Inc. is a resource and a catalyst to help customers work better. We are a single source for everything customers need to be more productive, including the latest technology, core office supplies, print and document services, business services, facilities products, furniture, and school essentials.

The company has combined pro forma annual sales of approximately $17 billion, employs more than 60,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 57 countries with more than 2,000 retail stores, award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business sales organization – all delivered through a global network of wholly owned operations, joint ventures, franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax, OfficeMax Grand & Toy, Reliable and Viking. The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray, DiVOGA, Ativa, WorkPRO, Realspace and HighMark.

Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.

Source: Office Depot, Inc.

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