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Office 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

Monday, July 25, 2016 1:00 pm EDT

Dateline:

BOCA RATON, Fla.

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
ODP
US6762201068
"Educators invest valuable time and effort during the year, and Office Depot wants to thank them by offering additional savings during Teacher Appreciation Days and benefits year round."

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 in stores July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug. 27-30 on qualifying purchases1 for members of the Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards program, which is free to join.

“At Office Depot, teachers can get back to great as they ‘Gear Up’ for the upcoming school year and find the tools they need for their classrooms,” said Diane Nick, vice president of marketing for Office Depot, Inc. “Educators invest valuable time and effort during the year, and Office Depot wants to thank them by offering additional savings during Teacher Appreciation Days and benefits year round.”

In addition to the available teacher discount, educators can also obtain a free Teacher VIP savings card for an additional 20 percent discount on qualifying in store purchases made through Oct. 31 and a tote bag they can pick up during Teacher Appreciation Days as an Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards member. Throughout the year, members benefit from other discounts and offers on supplies for the classroom.

Teachers can enhance their commitment to learning with the new, downloadable content available at officedepot.com/teachers that incorporates ideas to streamline classroom curriculum and shortcuts for stylish classroom decor.

Plus, through the Give Back to Schools program, teachers, parents and other shoppers can earn store credits for the school of their choice. When they make a qualifying purchase at Office Depot or OfficeMax retail stores or online, the school will receive 5 percent back in the form of Office Depot® OfficeMax® merchandise certificates. Shoppers simply need to present a school program ID, which can be found at officedepot.com/givebts. The Give Back to Schools program offers local residents and businesses a free, simple and convenient way to make a difference in their communities.

For more information about the Teacher Appreciation Days, Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards program, or Give Back to Schools initiative, visit officedepot.com/teachers

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 $14 billion, employs approximately 49,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 59 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, franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax, Grand & Toy, 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.

1 Valid in store only for Office Depot® OfficeMax® Rewards program members. Excludes technology, consumer electronic products and accessories, media and software products, HP ink & toner and Epson ink. Other exclusions apply. See a store associate for coupon. Limit 1 per member. Coupons valid 07/30/16 - 08/02/16 11:59 PM ET and 08/27/16 - 08/30/16 11:59 PM ET.

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Office Depot, Inc.
Julianne Embry, 561-438-1451
julianne.embry@officedepot.com