Office Depot, Inc. Hosts Family-Friendly Slime-Making Demonstrations in Stores Nationwide

Families Can Make Safe Slime with Special Recipes

BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office
products, services, and solutions, today announced that all of its
Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide will host slime-making
demonstrations on Saturday, March 25 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (local time),
following the massive slime craze that has captured the interest of
children across the country.

Families who have made slime with some other recipes understand that one
of the key ingredients it could contain should be handled with caution
if not properly diluted. Office Depot and OfficeMax retail store
associates will show customers how to make kid-friendly slime with
special recipes for jumbo-colored, colored or extra-large colored
versions using Elmer’s® Glue, baking soda and contact lens solution
among the key ingredients. Office Depot and OfficeMax have all the
ingredients slime makers need, making one-stop shopping easy for
families.

WHAT: Family-friendly, safe and fun slime-making demonstrations
in stores with safe, special recipes.
WHERE: All Office
Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide.
WHEN: Saturday, March
25, 2017
TIME: 11am-1pm (Local time)

For more information about the in-store demonstrations or to obtain
slime recipe, visit officedepot.com/makeslime.

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.

The company had annual sales of approximately $11 billion, employed
approximately 38,000 associates, and served consumers and businesses in
North America and abroad with approximately 1,400 retail stores,
award-winning e-commerce sites and a dedicated business-to-business
sales organization – with a global network of wholly owned operations,
franchisees, licensees and alliance partners. The company operates under
several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax and Grand & Toy.
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.”

Office Depot is a trademark of The Office Club, Inc. OfficeMax is a
trademark of OMX, Inc. Elmer’s is a trademark of Elmer’s Products, Inc.
Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks
of their respective owners.

Contacts

Office Depot, Inc.
Julianne Embry, 561-438-1451
julianne.embry@officedepot.com
or
APCO
Worldwide
Lauren O’Leary, 646-556-9323
loleary@apcoworldwide.com