OfficeMax Launches New Credit Card for Businesses

              OfficeMax Launches New Credit Card for Businesses

New Credit Card - Offered through New Relationship with Citi Retail Services -
will Provide Small Business Customers with MaxPerks® Rewards, Special
Financing Offers, Flexible Payment Options and a Dedicated Line of Credit for
Business Expenses with No Annual Fee

PR Newswire

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 14, 2012

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --OfficeMax^® Incorporated
(NYSE:OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services,
today announced a new store-brand credit card for small business customers.
The new OfficeMax Business Credit Card, available through a new relationship
between OfficeMax and Citi^® Retail Services, provides businesses with a new,
flexible credit option to help fund and manage their office expenses and free
up critical capital to help keep their businesses running smoothly. The move
also adds to OfficeMax's line of credit products to help customers purchase
office supplies and services.

Business customers can apply for the OfficeMax Business Credit Card at and in stores nationwide and, upon approval, start making
purchases instantly. Card members are automatically enrolled in the OfficeMax
MaxPerks^® Rewards program, allowing them to earn $25 in MaxPerks Rewards for
every $500 spent on qualified purchases^1. The card also offers benefits
including no annual fee, a dedicated line of credit for office supplies and
services, detailed tracking services on purchases and online account
management. Additionally, business credit card holders will have opportunities
to take advantage of periodic special extended financing and other promotions.

"The OfficeMax Business Credit Card extends lines of credit to small
businesses that continue to face a challenging economic environment," said
Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of retail at OfficeMax.
"We aim to remove barriers to purchases for our business customers. The new
OfficeMax Business Credit Card is helping businesses obtain the necessities
for their day-to-day operations and further, for their long-run success." 

"We are thrilled to work alongside OfficeMax to provide business customers
with a new, convenient payment option for office supplies and business
services," said Craig Vallorano, executive vice president, Business
Development and Strategy for Citi Retail Services, which provides retail
credit card products and services to national and regional retailers across
the U.S. "Citi Retail Services' family of retailers continues to grow, and
OfficeMax is a valued addition."

For more information about OfficeMax products and services, visit

About OfficeMax
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products,
solutions and services for the workplace, whether for business or at home.
The OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables
our customers to work better. The company provides office supplies and paper,
print and document services, technology products and solutions, and furniture
to businesses and consumers. OfficeMax consumers and business customers are
served by approximately 29,000 associates through; and; more than 900 stores in the U.S. and
Mexico; and direct sales and catalogs. OfficeMax has been named one of the
2012 World's Most Ethical Companies, and is the only company in the office
supply industry to receive Ethics Inside^® Certification by the Ethisphere
Institute. To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX. For more
information, visit

All trademarks, service marks and trade names of OfficeMax Incorporated used
herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of OfficeMax Incorporated. Any
other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their
respective owners.

^1For program details, visit

OfficeMax Media Contact
Nicole Miller

SOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated

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