Office Depot launches Apple Watch app
June 2, 2015 11:05 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla.--Jun. 1, 2015-- Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading global provider of office products, services, and solutions and parent company of Office Depot and OfficeMax, today announced the launch of a new Office Depot app for Apple Watch, available for free on the App Store.
Designed specifically for the new Apple Watch, this app offers key features for customers shopping on officedepot.com, to enhance the shopping experience for customers who are on-the-go. These benefits include: voice-activated search for products, an ink and toner finder, and an Office Depot and OfficeMax retail store locator.
"Office Depot is committed to digital innovation and creating an even better mobile shopping experience for our customers," said Kevin Moffitt, vice president of eCommerce. "Our new Apple Watch app takes advantage of some of the key features of our online experience and offers them the at-a-glance convenience that Apple Watch provides. Customers can quickly find deals, shop for products, navigate to a local store or reorder ink and toner supplies, right from their wrist."
The new Office Depot app for Apple Watch was developed to include the following features:
• Voice-activated Product Search: Users can search for any Office Depot product by speaking into the Apple Watch. Once an item is selected, it can be seamlessly added to cart and purchased in the Office Depot app for iPhone.
• Check Ink Levels for HP Printers: Quickly access ink levels for any Wi-Fi-enabled, HP Printer directly from the mobile app.
• Ink and Toner Finder: Locate compatible ink and toner cartridges and easily order ink cartridges for common printer brands.
• Store Locator: Find the nearest store using the Apple Watch for navigation.
• Daily Deal: Benefit from a new offer each day.
**Visit http://youtu.be/9jPtAZUFuxk to view a brief video demonstrating the app's features. Download the video at https://officedepotstudio.sharefile.com/d-sd9b35eaa2794ce0a **
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 solutions for 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 annual sales of approximately $16 billion, employs approximately 56,000 associates, and serves consumers and businesses in 56 countries with more than 1,800 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 operates under several banner brands including Office Depot, OfficeMax, OfficeMax Grand & Toy, Reliable and Viking. 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. Additional press information can be found at: http://news.officedepot.com.
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