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Office Depot, Inc. Hosts Family-Friendly Slime-Making Demonstrations in Stores Nationwide

Families Can Make Safe Slime with Special Recipes

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 23, 2017-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, today announced that all of its Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide will host slime-making demonstrations on Saturday, March 25 from 11 a.m.1 p.m. (local time), following the massive slime craze that has captured the interest of children across the country.

Families who have made slime with some other recipes understand that one of the key ingredients it could contain should be handled with caution if not properly diluted. Office Depot and OfficeMax retail store associates will show customers how to make kid-friendly slime with special recipes for jumbo-colored, colored or extra-large colored versions using Elmer’s® Glue, baking soda and contact lens solution among the key ingredients. Office Depot and OfficeMax have all the ingredients slime makers need, making one-stop shopping easy for families.

WHAT: Family-friendly, safe and fun slime-making demonstrations in stores with safe, special recipes.
WHERE: All Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide.
WHEN: Saturday, March 25, 2017
TIME: 11am-1pm (Local time)

For more information about the in-store demonstrations or to obtain slime recipe, visit officedepot.com/makeslime.

About Office Depot, Inc.

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.

The company had annual sales of approximately $11 billion, employed approximately 38,000 associates, and served consumers and businesses in North America and abroad with approximately 1,400 retail stores, award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business sales organization – with a global network of wholly owned operations, franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy. The company’s portfolio of exclusive product brands include TUL, Foray, Brenton Studio, Ativa, WorkPro, Realspace and HighMark.

Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “ODP.”

Office Depot is a trademark of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a trademark of OMX, Inc. Elmer’s is a trademark of Elmer’s Products, Inc. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Source: Office Depot, Inc.

Office Depot, Inc.
Julianne Embry, 561-438-1451
julianne.embry@officedepot.com
or
APCO Worldwide
Lauren O’Leary, 646-556-9323
loleary@apcoworldwide.com

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