2017 Catalog Showcases More Than 2,000 Products Offered by Certified
Minority-, Women-, Disabled-, LGBT-, Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses
BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 17, 2017--
Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office
products, services, and solutions, today announced the release of the
Diverse Supplier Catalog. The catalog highlights an assortment of
more than 2,000 items ranging from paper and toner, to laptop cases,
mailing and shipping supplies, office furniture, writing instruments,
cleaning and breakroom products, desk accessories, school supplies and
electronics, with more than 1,000 products also containing
eco-attributes or eco-labels.
Office Depot was the first in the office supplies industry to create
such a catalog in 2009. The Diverse Supplier Catalog features Office
Depot’s complete assortment of products sold by diverse vendors and is
available to the company’s Business Solutions Division (BSD) customers.
Office Depot’s diverse suppliers are certified minority-, women-,
disabled-, LGBT-, veteran-owned and small businesses.
“Just as environmental sustainability helps protect our planet, supplier
diversity helps protect our economy as it plays an essential role in the
financial stability of our industry,” said Petter Knutrud, SVP,
merchandising for Office Depot, Inc. “Office Depot’s 2017 Diverse
Supplier Catalog provides opportunities for small and diverse-owned
businesses to grow and succeed, and helps our customers in their
supplier diversity purchasing initiatives.”
New vendors to the catalog include Omar Medical Supplies, a
minority-owned industrial and medical supplier; National Office Works, a
woman-owned small business that offers a variety of office supplies; and
STOUT by Envision, Inc., which offers industrial and commercial-grade
products and whose mission is to improve the quality of life and provide
inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment,
outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. The catalog also
contains small business success stories, a resource guide and icons
designed to show a product’s diverse attributes at a quick glance.
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. ©2017 Office Depot, Inc. All rights reserved. Any
other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of
their respective owners.
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