Office Depot Becomes the Digital Print Provider for Microsoft’s Bing Business Portal

BOCA RATON, FL—Oct. 27, 2011—Office Depot announced a collaboration with Microsoft Corp. to become a provider of digital print solutions through the Bing Business Portal. The new service provides small business customers with the ability to create advertisements, sales collateral, and presentations online through the online portal. Orders are then sent to Office Depot retail stores for completion and customer pickup.

“Office Depot is all about helping small business customers succeed, and this new collaboration with Microsoft and the Bing Business Portal is a testament to our dedication,” said Kristin Micalizio, vice president of Office Depot’s Copy & Print Depot. “Through this unique service, small business customers will have access to professional quality printing at a price that won’t impact their bottom line.”

“Bing Business Portal provides great tools and services for a business to market itself—both on and offline,” said Ginny Sandhu, group product marketing manager, Microsoft. “With the launch of Digital Print Solutions, users will now be able to get high-quality marketing collateral printed at the touch of a button, saving time and money.”

About Office Depot
Celebrating 25 years as a leading global provider of office supplies and services, 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 supplies and services to its customers through 1,656 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs and global e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $11.6 billion, and employs about 40,000 associates around the world. The Company provides more office supplies and services to more customers in more countries than any other company, and currently sells to customers directly or through affiliates in 58 countries.

Source: Office Depot.