LOCAL RETAIL STORE BRIEF: Office Depot Relocates Store In Memphis With New Format To 5510 Poplar Ave.

Office Depot® (NYSE: ODP) is relocating its store in Memphis, Tenn. to improve the shopping experience for customers. Memphis shoppers can now reap the benefits of these changes as the Office Depot store formerly located at 5014 Poplar Ave. has relocated to 5510 Poplar Ave. with a brand new look.

From colorful and clear signage to a simple-to-navigate floor plan, the newly relocated Office Depot store was designed specifically to respond to customer feedback and shopping patterns. All of the technology products are located on the right side of the store with the Copy & Print Depot, and supplies are showcased on the left side. A small furniture pad is in the back, and cashiers can be found in the front.

The Memphis Office Depot Store #3297 employs approximately 28 associates. It houses nearly 9,800 products – everything from furniture and office supplies to technology.

Brandon Kee, Store Manager of Office Depot store #3297, has managed this location for most of his five-year career with Office Depot. Kee has resided in Memphis for nearly 10 years.

Store hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. You also can reach this Office Depot store by phone at 901-762-0307.

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 www.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/.

Click here to view a time-lapse video of an Office Depot store redesign.

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