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OfficeMax Launches New Credit Card for Businesses

New Credit Card - Offered through New Relationship with Citi Retail Services - will Provide Small Business Customers with MaxPerks® Rewards, Special Financing Offers, Flexible Payment Options and a Dedicated Line of Credit for Business Expenses with No Annual Fee

NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today announced a new store-brand credit card for small business customers. The new OfficeMax Business Credit Card, available through a new relationship between OfficeMax and Citi® Retail Services, provides businesses with a new, flexible credit option to help fund and manage their office expenses and free up critical capital to help keep their businesses running smoothly. The move also adds to OfficeMax's line of credit products to help customers purchase office supplies and services.

Business customers can apply for the OfficeMax Business Credit Card at OfficeMax.com and in stores nationwide and, upon approval, start making purchases instantly. Card members are automatically enrolled in the OfficeMax MaxPerks® Rewards program, allowing them to earn $25 in MaxPerks Rewards for every $500 spent on qualified purchases1. The card also offers benefits including no annual fee, a dedicated line of credit for office supplies and services, detailed tracking services on purchases and online account management. Additionally, business credit card holders will have opportunities to take advantage of periodic special extended financing and other promotions.

"The OfficeMax Business Credit Card extends lines of credit to small businesses that continue to face a challenging economic environment," said Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of retail at OfficeMax. "We aim to remove barriers to purchases for our business customers. The new OfficeMax Business Credit Card is helping businesses obtain the necessities for their day-to-day operations and further, for their long-run success."  

"We are thrilled to work alongside OfficeMax to provide business customers with a new, convenient payment option for office supplies and business services," said Craig Vallorano, executive vice president, Business Development and Strategy for Citi Retail Services, which provides retail credit card products and services to national and regional retailers across the U.S. "Citi Retail Services' family of retailers continues to grow, and OfficeMax is a valued addition."

For more information about OfficeMax products and services, visit OfficeMax.com.

About OfficeMax
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products, solutions and services for the workplace, whether for business or at home.  The OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables our customers to work better.  The company provides office supplies and paper, print and document services, technology products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and consumers.  OfficeMax consumers and business customers are served by approximately 29,000 associates through OfficeMax.com; OfficeMaxSolutions.com and Reliable.com; more than 900 stores in the U.S. and Mexico; and direct sales and catalogs. OfficeMax has been named one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies, and is the only company in the office supply industry to receive Ethics Inside® Certification by the Ethisphere Institute.  To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX.  For more information, visit www.officemax.com.

All trademarks, service marks and trade names of OfficeMax Incorporated used herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of OfficeMax Incorporated. Any other product or company names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

1For program details, visit OfficeMax.com/MaxPerks.

OfficeMax Media Contact
Nicole Miller
630.864.6069

SOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated

 

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