Office Depot Adds PayPal to Online Payment Options

Office Depot Adds PayPal to Online Payment Options

New Payment Method Simplifies Online Checkout Process

BOCA RATON, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Office Depot, Inc. (NYS: ODP) , a leading global provider of office supplies and services has now added PayPal to its selection of online payment options, giving customers a secure way to pay for purchases on www.officedepot.com.


Using PayPal on www.officedepot.com simplifies the online checkout process by providing shoppers with a quick, and secure option to pay for purchases without sharing financial information. PayPal can also help shorten the time needed to checkout as customers do not need to type the billing and shipping addresses or financial information that it is already stored securely in their PayPal account.

Just in time for the busy online holiday shopping season, Office Depot customers can pay for purchases by using either their existing PayPal account or create a new PayPal account through a convenient link on the Office Depot website shown during the checkout process.

PayPal currently has 117 million active registered accounts worldwide and is available in 190 markets.

"PayPal provides Office Depot customers with an exciting new payment option," said Mike Kirschner, Senior Vice President, e-Commerce for Office Depot. "We are always working hard to improve the online shopping experience and PayPal is a great example of how Office Depot offers more choices for how customers want to shop with us."

To use the service at checkout, www.officedepot.com customers provide their existing PayPal account information, and they can securely link their bank account, debit or credit cards to their PayPal account. Their stored shipping and billing information quickly processes the payment and items are shipped directly from Office Depot. A record of the purchases will be available on customers' PayPal accounts and the payment details will be available for future purchases, allowing customers to speed through checkout. PayPal also provides protection against eligible unauthorized payments.

To learn more about the products and services available at Office Depot, please visit your local Office Depot retail store location or www.officedepot.com. To become a fan of Office Depot on Facebook and receive exclusive content, offers and more, please visit www.facebook.com/officedepot. To follow Office Depot on Twitter, please visit http://twitter.com/officedepot.

About Office Depot

Office Depot provides office supplies and services through 1,675 worldwide retail stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs, and global e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately $11.5 billion, employs about 39,000 associates, and serves customers in 60 countries around the world.

Office Depot's common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://mediarelations.officedepot.com and http://socialpress.officedepot.com/.

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