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Press Releases - Corporate/Financial

  • 7/25/08 11:30 am EDT

    Two-Time Sprint Cup Champion to Drive No. 14 Chevrolet

    INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot and Old Spice will serve as co-primary sponsors of Tony Stewart’s No. 14 Chevrolet Impala SS NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry beginning in 2009. Officials from the two companies, as well as from Stewart-Haas Racing, made the announcement today near Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Office Depot (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, along with Old Spice, the No. 1more...
  • 7/8/08 12:11 am EDT
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, announced today that it continued to be negatively impacted by the challenging economic environment in the second quarter of 2008. As a result of additional pressure from weakening business conditions in the second quarter, North American Retail same store sales decreased nearly 10 percent versus the prior year andmore...
  • 5/2/08 9:17 am EDT

    Company Recognized For Energy Efficiency and Carbon Footprint Reductions at Global Data Center

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot® (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, was recognized with the Site Facilities Physical Infrastructure Overhead Best-in-Class Award at the 2008 Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT Recognition Ceremony. The multi-channel retailer, which has a global environmental vision to increasingly buy green, be green and sell green, was honored for pioneering energy-efficiencymore...
  • 5/1/08 12:50 pm EDT

    Company Recognized For Energy Efficiency and Carbon Footprint Reductions at Global Data Center

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot® (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, was recognized with the Site Facilities Physical Infrastructure Overhead Best-in-Class Award at the 2008 Uptime Institute Green Enterprise IT Recognition Ceremony. The multi-channel retailer, which has a global environmental vision to increasingly buy green, be green and sell green, was honored for pioneering energy-efficiencymore...
  • 4/29/08 7:00 am EDT
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced improved first quarter results for the fiscal period ending March 29, 2008, versus the fourth quarter results for the fiscal period ending December 29, 2007. First Quarter Results1 Total Company sales for the first quarter decreased 3% to $4.0 billion. Total Company operating expensesmore...
  • 4/23/08 11:09 am EDT
    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, announced at its Annual Meeting today that stockholders re-elected all 12 Office Depot Board members, according to a preliminary voting analysis by its proxy solicitor MacKenzie Partners, Inc. “With the proxy contest behind us, we can now focus all of our energy on taking care of business and continuing tomore...
  • 4/18/08 12:00 pm EDT

    Company Reiterates Conviction That The Right Path To Build Long-Term Value Is Through The Implementation Of its Strategic Plan

    Strongly Recommends Stockholders Vote FOR Each Of The Companys Directors On The WHITE Proxy Card By Telephone Or Internet TODAY!

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today issued the following open letter to its stockholders in connection with its Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for 8:30 am EDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2008: Dear Fellow Stockholder: Our Annual Meeting of Stockholders is just a few days away, scheduled for 8:30 am EDT on Wednesday, April 23, 2008.more...
  • 4/17/08 12:16 pm EDT

    Egan-Jones And Glass Lewis & Co. Join PROXY Governance And RiskMetrics/ISS In Recommending That Stockholders Reject Dissidents And Use Office Depots WHITE Proxy Card(a)

    Office Depot Recommends That Stockholders Vote FOR Each Of The Companys Directors On The WHITE Proxy Card

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that Glass Lewis & Co. and Egan-Jones Proxy Services, two independent proxy voting advisory services, have joined PROXY Governance and RiskMetrics/ISS in recommending that Office Depot stockholders vote to reject the two dissident directors nominated by Alan Levan and his company Woodbridge at Office Depotmore...
  • 4/16/08 3:42 pm EDT

    PROXY Governance Says Dissidents Have Vague Plan For Change And That Their Appointment Makes Little Sense(a)

    Supports Reelection Of Full Office Depot Board And Continued Implementation Of Long-Range Strategic Plan

    Recommends Stockholders Vote FOR Each Of the Companys Directors On The WHITE Proxy Card

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today announced that PROXY Governance, Inc., an independent voting advisory service, has recommended that Office Depot stockholders vote to reject the two dissident directors nominated by Alan Levan and his company Woodbridge at Office Depot’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders scheduled for April 23, 2008. Inmore...
  • 4/15/08 5:51 pm EDT

    Office Depot Is Implementing Its Strong Turnaround Plan And Is Committed To Taking Every Step Necessary To Improve The Companys Performance

    Office Depot Is Confident That Our Most Recent Fiscal Quarter Ending March 31, 2008 Will Demonstrate Improved Results Over Our Last Fiscal Quarter Ending December 29, 2007

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider of office products and services, today responded to the decision by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) to lower the Company’s credit rating from BBB- to BB+. Office Depot said that while it is disappointed with S&P’s decision, it continues to press ahead with the implementation of its strong turnaround plan and remains confidentmore...