Work Hard, Play Hard: Office Depot Helping Business Professionals Keep Track of Their Health with New Line of Digital Fitness

  Work Hard, Play Hard: Office Depot Helping Business Professionals Keep Track
  of Their Health with New Line of Digital Fitness Devices

  New Items Focused on Attaining a Healthier Lifestyle In and Outside of the
                                  Workplace

Business Wire

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- January 13, 2014

Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE:ODP), a leading global provider ofoffice supplies
and services, has announced it is expanding its technology product offerings
to include health and fitness devices that give business professionals smarter
ways to stay healthy. The new line of digital fitness products is designed for
customers who want to live a healthier lifestyle, track and achieve fitness
goals and, ultimately, be more health-conscious whether at home, the office or
on the road.

“New technology innovation in the digital fitness space is allowing people to
seamlessly blend work and health,” said Tom Lee, Vice President of
Merchandising & New Product Acquisition for Office Depot, Inc. “Our expansion
into this area is part of the Company’s growing assortment of wireless
technology gadgets that allow professionals to remain productive wherever they
go. Offering customers easy access to products to help enhance and impact
their lives in all realms is an obvious move for our brand.”

New digital fitness devices available at Office Depot retail locations and
OfficeDepot.com include:

Work Hard, Play Hard

  *Striiv Play Pedometer ($59.99): Striiv’s sleek, discreet activity tracker
    makes fitness feel like play. The device tracks activity including stairs
    and steps as well as distance, calories and more.
  *Striiv Smart Pedometer ($99.99): The world’s first smart pedometer,
    Striiv’s activity motivation system learns your behaviors and designs
    personalized challenges tailored to your activity levels to help you reach
    your fitness goals even on the busiest of days.

Keeping a Pulse on Fitness

  *Rhythm by Scosche ($79.99): The Rhythm Bluetooth armband heart rate
    monitor is app-powered and easily attaches to your forearm to track heart
    rate, calories burned, distance, speed, pace and more.

Performance-Based Health Tracking

  *SYNC Burn and Fit ($79.99-$99.99): SYNC Fitness Bands capture truer
    calorie burn by uniquely combining heart rate measurement and intensity of
    movement. In addition to knowing how many calories you burn 24 hours a
    day, the fitness bands also capture steps taken and distance traveled to
    help give a comprehensive view of daily movements.
  *SYNC GPS Watches and Heart Rate Straps ($59.99-$79.99): SYNC GPS Watches
    and SYNC Heart Rate Straps are performance products suited for those
    individuals looking to accurately monitor and track their workouts. SYNC
    taps into the power of your smartphone to provide optimized fitness
    routines and smarter training.
  *SYNC Elite Fitness Band ($39.99): SYNC Elite is an activity tracker that
    captures all day motion data by tracking core metrics such as distance,
    steps, speed, and calculating calories burned to provide a detailed
    snapshot of daily motion.

About Office Depot, Inc.

Formed by the merger of Office Depot and OfficeMax, Office Depot, Inc. is a
leading global provider of products, services, and solutionsfor 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 combined annual sales of approximately $17 billion, employs
about 66,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 59 countries
with more than 2,200 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’s portfolio of leading brands
includes Office Depot, OfficeMax, OfficeMax Grand & Toy, Viking, Ativa, TUL,
Foray, and DiVOGA.

Office Depot, Inc.’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.

Additional information about the recently completed merger of Office Depot and
OfficeMax can be found athttp://officedepotmaxmerger.com.

Contact:

Zeno Group
Raquel Erwin, 212-299-8951
Raquel.Erwin@zenogroup.com
 
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