Office Depot announced its “Gear Up for Gifting” holiday campaign

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-10-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc., a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced its “Gear Up for Gifting” holiday campaign at all retail stores and at officedepot.com/holiday with early Black Friday deals, special holiday fashion collections, free delivery for qualifying $35 online orders1, and mailing and shipping services.

“Office Depot offers products and services to help holiday shoppers ‘Gear Up for Gifting’,” said Tim Rea, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Office Depot, Inc. “We’re excited to share gift collections that make it convenient to shop and give personalized gifts this holiday season.”

Early Black Friday and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” deals

According to the National Retail Federation, approximately 40 percent of consumers begin their holiday shoppingbefore Halloween each year. To accommodate so many early shoppers, Office Depot and OfficeMax will unveil exclusive daily and weekly product deals from its most desirable shopping categories including technology, printers, and furniture alongside other business and home office supplies.

Whether in store or online, customers will find a great gift at a great value any day of the week with the company’s Early Black Friday deals available starting on Sunday, Nov. 8 and “Every Monday is Cyber Monday” online deals on Nov. 2, 9, 16, and 23.2 Additional Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals will be announced soon. Customers can sign up for alerts to receive notifications about Black Friday in-store and online deals and events at officedepot.com/blackfriday. Cyber Monday deals at officedepot.com/cybermonday will be valid starting Sunday, Nov. 29.

Early Black Friday deals on high-performing laptops at great prices, available both online and in stores, include:

Valid Nov. 8-14

  • Toshiba laptop bundle for $329.99 (regular price $549.98; save $220)
    • Includes Toshiba laptop, Microsoft Office 365, Windows 10, 16GB USB flash drive and wireless mouse
  • Toshiba Satellite C55D laptop for $219.99 after $130 instant savings and $50 mail-in Visa pre-paid card
  • Lexar 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive for $9.99 (regular price $39.99; save $30)
    • Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 drive
  • All printers on sale (in stores only), including the HP Envy 5534 for $79.99 (regular price $129.99; save $50)
    • Exclusively at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores
    • Features wireless print, copy, and scan

Valid Nov. 15-21

  • Lowest price ever, Toshiba Satellite C55 laptop with 8 GB memory and Intel® Core™ i3 Processor for only $349.99 (regular price $549.99; after $150 instant savings & $50 mail-in Visa pre-paid card
  • Lenovo Tab 2 A8 Tablet for $99.99 (regular price $159.99; save $60)
  • 50% off HP Envy 4500, $49.99 (regular price $99.99; save $50)
    • Features wireless print, copy, and scan

Exclusive holiday collections and personalized gifts

For your hard to shop for co-worker, Office Depot and OfficeMax’s Co-worker Collection delivers the perfect dose of snarky wit and thoughtful humor to complement gifts that fit everyone’s personality. Coming soon to an Office Depot or an OfficeMax retail store near you, find the best gift and accompanying tagline, especially relevant for your co-workers starting Nov. 1.

Gift your family and friends with the most fashionable gear this holiday season. The Divoga® brand fashion collections, exclusively at Office Depot and OfficeMax, are ideal for all go-to holiday gear. Cozy Cabin offers everything from notecards and ear buds to phone cases and tablet sleeves in warm, holiday patterns, with pops of gold to add a little sparkle to your gear. Merry & Bright includes charming, must-have products decorated with bright, wintry colors and playful prints to inspire the holiday season.

Gift givers can count on Office Depot and OfficeMax’s Copy & Print Center to create personalized gifts such as holiday cards for businesses and families, customized calendars and photo gifts, such as personalized smartphone cases, tablet covers, ornaments and canvas gifts.

Office Depot and OfficeMax offer a wide selection of gifts for everyone on your holiday list. Whether you need a gift for someone in the office, a client, family member or friend, or even an impulse buy for yourself, Office Depot and OfficeMax have all the business and home office essentials, technology products and accessories you need. Shop for even more holiday gifts online at officedepot.com/holiday.

Shopper services: Free delivery and mailing and shipping services

Now, Office Depot and OfficeMax customers are eligible to receive free shipping for qualifying online purchases of $35 or more, making it fast and easy to shop from the comfort of home.

Take advantage of mailing and shipping services to drop off or ship UPS, FedEx and U.S. Postal Service packages to national, international and military base locations. And, extended hours offer night and weekend drop off to mail and ship packages. Plus, ground, express and overnight options accommodate timely shipping for last-minute purchases.

Elf Yourself® this holiday season

The annual holiday tradition, Elf Yourself®, is back this year with more ways to brighten the season. The popular dancing elves have new grooves and a few festive surprises that are sure to bring a smile to your friends and family when the updated app launches soon. The Elf Yourself® season will start Nov. 1 to surprise and delight all; Download the Elf Yourself app or share it with a friend, family member or colleague for some light-hearted holiday fun.

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 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, 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.

¹Place a qualifying order of $35 or more with OfficeDepot.com, and if you’re in one of our many local delivery areas, your delivery will be FREE. Minimum purchase required is calculated after discounts and before taxes are applied. Most furniture, oversize and special order items are excluded. Other restrictions may apply. Visit officedepot.com/delivery for details.

²While supplies last

Office Depot, Inc.
Julianne Embry, 561-438-1451
julianne.embry@officedepot.com
or
Sarah England, 561-438-1448
sarah.england@officedepot.com

SOURCE: Office DEPOT® | OfficeMax®