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Office 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 retail locations and online at officedepot.com.

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Perch by Urbio is now available in Office Depot and OfficeMax stores and officedepot.com. (Photo cre ...

Perch by Urbio is now available in Office Depot and OfficeMax stores and officedepot.com. (Photo credit: Office Depot)

“At Office Depot, we recognize that organization is a key building block to productivity,” said Petter Knutrud, senior vice president of merchandising for Office Depot, Inc. “The new Perch line empowers consumers to gear up for great with decorative and functional organizers that simultaneously express their personal style.”

Perch is the perfect solution for clutter-free living, coupled with a modern chic design to keep your home or office organized the way you want it.

Urbio began as a design company that creates unique wall-mounted, customized organization solutions for small, cluttered spaces. The products are meant for any space in both the home and office and to promote a creative and personalized atmosphere. Perch, Urbio’s newest product line, exclusive to Office Depot and OfficeMax of the office supply super stores, offers modular, magnetic containers and a mountable wall plate that uses 3M Command™ strip technology for damage-free hanging, ideal for dorm room organization.

“Perch brings the perfect balance of form and function. Its innovation is in the magnets and modularity,” said Merrick Rosner, CEO for Urbio. “Perch allows you to organize vertically in style, personalizing your workspace and freeing up space on your desk or countertop.”

Some of the new Perch products include:

  • Bitsy: perfect for smaller plants, pens, makeup brushes, knick-knacks and more.
  • Stumpy: holds mail, office supplies, gadgets and other wide items.
  • Twiggy: fits taller items, such as plants, kitchen utensils, paintbrushes and office supplies.
  • Biggy: designed for magazines, books, notebooks, files and other larger items that need organizing.
  • 3- or 5-piece starter kits: allows you to clean up the clutter with an all-in-one design solution suitable for various organizing needs.

For more information on Perch, visit officedepot.com/perch.

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.

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 annual sales of approximately $16 billion, employs approximately 56,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 56 countries with approximately 1,800 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, 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. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.

Source: Office Depot, Inc.

Office Depot, Inc.
Sarah England, 561-438-1448
sarah.england@officedepot.com