Office Depot announces early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals instore and online starting Oct. 30

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Oct-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, is giving customers a jump start on the holiday season by offering early Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals – at officedepot.com and in its retail […]

Office Depot to announce 3Q FY2016 results on Wednesday, November 2, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, will announce fiscal third quarter 2016 results before market open on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. A conference call to discuss the results will be held that day at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To […]

Office Depot partners with Pocket Points, an app that rewards college students who stay off their phones

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Sep-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today (September 8, 2016) announced it is the sole national school and office supply retailer with Pocket Points, an app that rewards students for refraining from […]

Office Depot’s global headquarters achieves USGBC’s LEED Gold Re-Certification for Existing Buildings: Operations and Maintenance rating system

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Sep-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced that the company’s global headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, has been awarded Gold Re-Certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)’s Leadership for Energy […]

FedEx shipping services and solutions now available at 1,513 Office Depot and OfficeMax Locations

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today (August 30, 2016) announced the expansion of its relationship with FedEx (NYSE: FDX), which, beginning Sept. 2, is offering customers in 1,513 retail locations throughout […]

Office Depot CEO Roland Smith announces plans of retirement

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) today (August 22, 2016) announced that Roland Smith plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer of the company. Smith will continue to serve as CEO until a successor is named, which is expected by the end of first quarter 2017. It is expected […]

Office Depot survey reveals only 23 percent of educators have sufficient tools to Support Early Education Preparation

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the results of an early education preparation survey whose findings uncovered that while almost all educators feel support of parents with children younger than school […]

Office Depot declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.025 per share

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) announced that its Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.025 per share ($0.10 per share on an annualized basis) on the common stock of the Company. The dividend is payable on September 15, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close […]

Office Depot to call its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 for redemption on September 15, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Aug-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced it intends to call its 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the “Notes”) for redemption on September 15, 2016. The Notes will be redeemed for cash at a price equal to 104.875% of the principal amount of the Notes plus […]

Office Depot announces the opening of a new STEM wing at Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the opening of a new STEM wing at Lovejoy High School, located in Lucas, Texas. The STEM wing is scheduled for an unveiling today at Learning […]

Office Depot helps educators ”Gear Up for School” during Teacher Appreciation Days with a 25-percent-off coupon

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 […]

Office Depot launches new product line that provides everything businesses need to transform their office

BOCA RATON, Fla, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of the WorkPro® Flex collection. The new product line offers flexible, multi-use table tops and legs that are ideal for desks, training […]

Shoppers to receive $2 Instant Discount on Same-day Binder Purchase at Office Depot and OfficeMax

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of its Binder Recycling Program, encouraging shoppers to help preserve the environment by recycling old binders. Starting today, shoppers can bring any […]

Office Depot to hire 8,000 seasonal and regular retail associates during its busy back-to-school season

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jun-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to hire 8,000 seasonal and regular retail associates during its busy back-to-school season. The seasonal associates help support the increased customer traffic from parents, […]

Office Depot’s 2016 Supplier Diversity Catalog

2016 Catalog Showcases More Than 2,100 Products Offered by Certified Minority-, Women-, Disabled-, LGBT-, Veteran-Owned and Small Businesses Boca Raton, Fla., 2016-May-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the release of the company’s 2016 […]

Office Depot to receive $250 million from Staples

Will Receive $250 Million Termination Fee from Staples Executes $1.2 Billion Five-Year Extension to its Credit Facility Finalizing Comprehensive Business Review BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the merger agreement between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot has been terminated. As a result, Office […]

Office Depot on Staples Merger: As the Staples merger process comes to an end we look forward to re-energizing our business

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today issued the following statement from Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Roland Smith after the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia granted the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) request for a preliminary injunction to block the proposed merger of Staples, […]

Staples and Office Depot to terminate their merger agreement on May 16, 2016

Staples Announces Strategic Plan to Enhance Value: – Increasing Focus on Mid-Market Customers in North America – Exploring Strategic Alternatives for European Operations – Initiating New $300 Million Cost Reduction Plan – Continuing to Return Cash to Shareholders FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-May-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) today announced that on May 16, 2016, […]

83 percent of SMBs think an organized office is a vital part of their business – Office Depot

Larger SMBs View Disorganization as More Annoying than Poor Personal Hygiene BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Apr-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, found the vast majority (83 percent) of small business owners (SMBs) think an organized office […]

Office Depot showcases its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10

IBM, INCubatoredu, Footsteps2Brilliance, Join Office Depot to Create 21st Century Learning Environment BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Mar-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced plans to showcase its “Commitment to Learning” initiative during SXSWedu, March 7-10, […]

Office Depot, Inc. announces the launch of new initiative “Committed to Learning”

Integrates Its Education-Focused Contract Division with Best-In-Class Instructional Partners BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Feb-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced the launch of a new initiative called “Committed to Learning.” The initiative is founded on […]

Staples and Office Depot to divest corporate contract business and related assets to Essendant

Essendant to acquire more than $550 million of office products revenue and related assets More than 25 percent of the revenue to come from Fortune 100 companies and approximately half the revenue from Fortune 500 companies Deal further strengthens Essendant as national office supplies competitor $22.5 million purchase contingent on successful closing of Staples/Office Depot […]

The European Commission approved the acquisition of Office Depot by Staples, Inc.

Parties plan to divest Office Depot European businesses beyond EC requirements FRAMINGHAM, Mass., 2016-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) today announced that it has received approval from the European Union to acquireOffice Depot. “This is a significant step, and we’re very pleased that the European Commission has approved this transaction,” said Ron […]

Office Depot, Inc. to announce fourth quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending December 26, 2015 on February 23, 2016

BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Feb-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, which entered into a definitive agreement on February 4, 2015 to be acquired by Staples Inc., will announce fourth quarter 2015 results for the fiscal period ending December 26, 2015, before market open on […]

Staples, Inc. and Office Depot, Inc. extend their merger agreement from February 4, 2016 to May 16, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Feb-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced the completion of financing arrangements and the extension of their merger agreement from February 4, 2016 to May 16, 2016. The extension allows for the completion of ongoing federal district court litigation […]

Staples and Office Depot intend to waive the merger agreement termination date to May 16, 2016

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jan-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP) today announced that the Board of Directors of both companies intend to waive the merger agreement termination date of February 4, 2016, and extend it to May 16, 2016.  The extension allows for the […]

Office Depot Big Print Sale Jan. 17-30, 2016

Two-day Flash Sale on All HP Ink and Toner at Buy One, Get One for 50 Percent Off in Stores and Online Jan. 24-25 BOCA RATON, Fla., 2016-Jan-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ: ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions, through its Office Depot and OfficeMax brands, today announced […]

Staples and Office Depot to contest FTC’s decision to challenge the merger of the two companies

Companies confident in legal position based on competitive dynamics and clear FTC precedent FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) today announced that they intend to contest the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s decision to challenge the merger of the two companies. […]

Staples and Office Depot Open Letter regarding The Federal Trade Commission’s intention to challenge Staples’ acquisition of Office Depot

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-12-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — Staples, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) and Office Depot, Inc. (Nasdaq: ODP) have issued the following open letter to customers after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced earlier today their decision to challenge the merger of the two companies: To Our Valued Customers, The Federal Trade Commission […]

Office Depot received a perfect score of 100 percent on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI)

Company Earns 100 Percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Fourteenth Annual Scorecard on LGBT Workplace Equality BOCA RATON, Fla., 2015-11-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 that it received a perfect score of 100 […]