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August 02, 2012 10:00 am ET
Ravichandra K. Saligram - Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Bruce H. Besanko - Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
John C. Kenning - Former Executive Vice President and President of Contract
Michael J. Lewis - Executive Vice President and President of Retail
Oliver Wintermantel - ISI Group Inc., Research Division
Michael Lasser - UBS Investment Bank, Research Division
Bradley B. Thomas - KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Research Division
Christopher Horvers - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division
Matthew J. Fassler - Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Research Division
Anthony C. Chukumba - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division
R. Scott Tilghman - Caris & Company, Inc., Research Division
Good morning. My name is Alicia, and I will be your conference facilitator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the OfficeMax Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] It is now my pleasure to introduce you to Mr. Mike Steele, Senior Director of Investor Relations of OfficeMax. Mr. Steele, you may begin your conference.
Good morning. Thanks for joining us. Today's call will be archived in our website for 1 year and is available as both a webcast and a podcast. Certain statements made on this call and other written or oral statements made by or on behalf of the company constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Management believes that these forward-looking statements are reasonable. However, the company cannot guarantee that actual results will be consistent with the forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on them.