The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) Awards Managed Print Solutions Contract to Office Depot

  The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) Awards Managed Print Solutions
  Contract to Office Depot

    Agreement Enables Office Depot To Provide On-Demand Print Services To
           Thousands Of Government Agencies Throughout The Country

Business Wire

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- March 18, 2013

Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of office products and
services, today announced it has been awarded a joint contract for Managed
Print Solutions by The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN). The new
agreement with Office Depot provides copy and print services at significant
discounts to eligible public agency customers.

TCPN customers looking for cost savings across an entire fleet of copiers,
printers and multi-function devices can rely on Office Depot as a vendor
neutral consultant. With in- depth assessments and the broadest range of
multi-vendor equipment options, Office Depot will deliver significant cost
savings and productivity gains. For TCPN members with internal print shops,
Office Depot can eliminate the need for ongoing expenditures in expensive
printing equipment with a comprehensive suite of document outsourcing options.

“Office Depot is proud to once again have the opportunity to partner with TCPN
to provide government customers with unprecedented value and service through
our customized Managed Print Solutions,” said Mike Harvey, Vice President,
Managed Print Services at Office Depot. “Office Depot has enjoyed a great
relationship with TCPN spanning many years, and through our broad range of
solutions, members can now optimize printing at a pace and cost that makes
sense for them.”

Since 1997, Office Depot has served as a provider of office and school
supplies and services for TCPN’s public and non-profit agencies. The
continuation of this partnership provides significant savings to customers,
ultimately saving taxpayers’ dollars.

"Office Depot continues to offer great solutions that enable our members to
control their operating expenses and increase productivity," said Tray Moses,
Director of Operations and Business Developmentfor TCPN. "Through this new
contract, public agencies across the country will be able to save significant
money each year on printing services.”

To learn more about the products and services available on the TCPN contract,
visit business.officedepot.com.

About Office Depot

Office Depot provides office supplies and services through 1,629 worldwide
retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs, and global
e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $10.7
billion, employs about 38,000 associates, and serves customers in 59 countries
around the world.

Office Depot’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.

About The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN)

TCPN is a governmental agency that contracts on behalf of K-12 schools, local
governments, colleges and universities. All TCPN contracts are competitively
bid, evaluated, and awarded by a government entity serving in the lead agency
role. TCPN contracts are available for use and benefit all entities that must
comply with state purchasing laws(public and private schools, colleges and
universities, cities, counties, non-profits, and all governmental entities).

Contact:

Office Depot
Jason Shockley, 561-438-0037
Jason.Shockley@officedepot.com