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Office Depot, Inc. Launches Combined Weekly Ad for Office Depot, OfficeMax Stores

New Newspaper Insert Leverages Strength of Both National Brands to Showcase More Great Savings, Product Assortment and Services from One Company

Monday, May 19, 2014 9:00 am EDT

Dateline:

BOCA RATON, Fla.

Public Company Information:

NYSE:
ODP
US6762201068
"Bringing together the latest products and services available at Office Depot and OfficeMax into one combined insert will help to position us as a strong, singular company with our customers"

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot and OfficeMax retail customers saw something new in their newspapers Sunday: a single, combined insert representing great savings on products and services being offered at both brands’ retail stores. The move marks the first advertisement where Office Depot and OfficeMax customers will see the two national brands together as one. It’s also one of the most visible milestones undertaken by Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, to integrate its two legacy Office Depot and OfficeMax brands to provide greater value, product selection and service to customers.

“Bringing together the latest products and services available at Office Depot and OfficeMax into one combined insert will help to position us as a strong, singular company with our customers,” said Tim Rea, executive vice president, marketing for Office Depot, Inc. “The move also reflects our approach in looking at each market holistically for both brands to better understand, engage and service our customers.”

Now One Company. Now Great Savings.

The combined insert offers an easy shopping experience for customers, including common products and offers available at both Office Depot and OfficeMax stores. The insert also features tips on additional ways customers can shop - via website, mobile app or via phone - to further enhance the shopping experience.

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 58 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’s portfolio of leading brands includes Office Depot, OfficeMax, OfficeMax Grand & Toy, Viking, Ativa, TUL, Foray, and DiVOGA.

Office Depot, Inc.’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.

Additional information about the recently completed merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax can be found at http://officedepotmaxmerger.com.

Contact:

Office Depot, Inc.
Nicole Miller, 630-864-6069
NicoleMiller@OfficeMax.com
or
Julianne Carelli, 561-438-1451
Julianne.Carelli@OfficeDepot.com