Office Depot a leading global provider of office products and services, is offering exclusive, in-store deals on the hottest products of the season this Black Friday, with stores opening at 6 a.m. nationwide. These instant holiday savings will continue through Monday, November 30 when Office Depot hosts an online “Cyber Monday” event at www.officedepot.com.

To get your gift ideas lined up before hitting the store, customers can browse Office Depot’s Top 30 Smart Gifts List (www.top30smartgifts.com), a compilation of the top “must have” holiday products from Office Depot that offer great quality combined with extraordinary savings.

“Black Friday is always an exciting time of the season and a perfect opportunity for shoppers to find some great bargains on highly sought after gifts,” said Chuck Rubin, President of North American Retail for Office Depot. “Whether you are in the market for a printer, TV, GPS unit or even the new Sony e-Reader, customers can find a great gift assortment and unbeatable holiday prices at Office Depot this season*.”

A sample of Black Friday deals at Office Depot will include:

  • Acer Netbook Computer with a 10.1” screen, 1GB memory and 160GB hard drive for only $199.99.
  • Vivitar Digital Camera Bundle with 8.1MP camera, camera case, mini tripod and more all in a single, ready to wrap box for only $49.99.
  • Ativa 7” Digital Photo Frame for only $29.99.

The 2009 Office Depot Black Friday insert will be available in its entirety at www.officedepot.com on Wednesday.

To find a local Office Depot retail store visit the store locator on www.officedepot.com.

About Office Depot

Every day, Office Depot is Taking Care of Business for millions of customers around the globe. For the local corner store as well as Fortune 500 companies, Office Depot provides products and services to its customers through 1,585 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs and a $4.2 billion e-commerce operation. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $14.5 billion, and employs about 42,000 associates around the world. The Company provides more office products and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 49 countries.

Office Depot’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP and is included in the S&P 500 Index. Additional press information can be found at: http://mediarelations.officedepot.com.

* Should you find a lower price at any other store, we will match it on the spot. Must be an identical, in-stock item. Excludes free product offers, special orders, services, Internet purchases, liquidation, ad errors, clearance, refurbished and close out items.