|By PR Newswire||
|November 16, 2012 08:41 AM EST||
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office and facility supplies, technology and services, today launched its Black Friday circular at OfficeMax.com, providing a preview of hot deals on holiday gifts that will be available online starting Thanksgiving morning and in stores on Black Friday.
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The OfficeMax Black Friday shopping event will take place for three days at OfficeMax.com (Nov. 22-24) and two days in stores nationwide (Nov. 23 & 24), featuring big savings on must-have holiday gifts, including the latest tablets and e-readers, accessories for iPod®, iPad®, iPhone® and MacBook® products, video games, gifts for kids and items for the home or office. Most OfficeMax retail stores will open at 6 a.m. local time on Black Friday1 with special doorbuster deals from 6 a.m. to noon while supplies last.
"We're extending our Black Friday shopping dates and hours to help shoppers save even more on must-have holiday gifts, while providing them with a convenient, fun and stress-free shopping experience," said Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of retail at OfficeMax. "We're excited to unveil OfficeMax's big Black Friday deals that shoppers can purchase either in-store or at OfficeMax.com, and we look forward to continuing to deliver great savings all season long."
Thanksgiving Day at OfficeMax.com
Starting at 6 a.m. ET on Thanksgiving, shop some of OfficeMax's Black Friday deals early at OfficeMax.com, plus get access to online-only deals and free shipping on orders over $202. Key Black Friday online-only deals include3:
- Toshiba Satellite® Laptop with 8 GB memory, 750 GB Hard Drive, 2nd Gen Intel® Core™ i7-3630QM Processor with Windows 8 for $649.99 (Save $150)
- 24" Widescreen LED Monitor for $124.99 (Save $45)
- 64 GB USB Flash Drive for $24.99 (Save $75)
- Save 20% on all Ghirardeli & Givens gift baskets
Black Friday (and Saturday)
OfficeMax will open most of its retail stores at 6 a.m. local time on Black Friday1 and feature special doorbuster deals from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. while supplies last. The deals will continue in store and at OfficeMax.com through Saturday, Nov. 24. Examples of some of the big Black Friday and Saturday deals in store or online include3:
Black Friday Doorbusters4
- $25 OfficeMax gift card with purchase of Kindle Fire HD 16 GB tablet for $1995
- HP® Color Officejet 4500 all-in-one printer for $39.99 (Save $60)
- 2TB USB 3.0 hard drive for $64.99 (Save 50%)
- Mid-Back Manager Chair for $39.99 (Save 50%)
Tech Gifts & Accessories
- AZPEN 4 GB A701 Tablet for $69.99
- Savings of up to $200 on laptops, starting at $249.99
- Save $15 on a $50 iTunes® gift card (Black Friday only)
- NOOK Tablet™ 16 GB for $179
- Nikon Coolpix S6300 with full 1080p HD video for $129.99 with FREE Lexar™ 8GB SDHC card and Lowepro® camera case
- Jump drives starting at $4.99
- Stylish iPhone® cases starting at $5
- 40% off select BELKIN® cases for Kindle and iPad®
Gifts for Kids
- Video games starting at $9.99
- 25% off all Hello Kitty® cases and accessories, including keyboards and headphones
- 60% off ful® Powerbag backpack, messenger and sling bags for $49.99
- SKULLCANDY® headphones for $4.99
- Up to 50% off iHome® headphones
- Cyber Acoustics portable speakers for $9.99
For the Home or Office
- Save $15 when you purchase a $100 Visa® or MasterCard® gift card in OfficeMax stores6 (limit one)
- It's like getting a 20-pack of DURACELL® batteries for a penny in store after MaxPerks® Bonus Rewards7
- Desktop computers starting at $249.99
- Trade in your qualifying laptop and save up to an extra $2008
- Savings of up to $100 on color laser and multifunction printers, starting at $49.99
- FREE $20 OfficeMax gift card with purchase of Keurig OfficePRO® B145 brewing system
- 50% off select personalized photos gifts including smartphone cases, laptop skins, photo calendars and canvas wraps from OfficeMax ImPress® Print Center
- Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 and next version free for $89.999
- Save $25 on Verbatim® 100-pack of DVDs and CDs for $19.99
- 30% off select office furniture10
- 20% off select supplies, paper, ink and toner11
Get Black Friday Caliber Deals All Season
OfficeMax shoppers can enjoy special Black Friday-caliber deals early and often this holiday season. Each Friday through December 14, OfficeMax will unveil a big holiday deal on a select product at OfficeMax.com/holiday. Each deal will be available for purchase online one day only, and some deals will be available for purchase in stores nationwide3.
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, in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress®, 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.
1 Check your local paper for your store's Black Friday hours.
2 Free delivery on most orders of $20 or more within our trade area, which is within 20 miles of an OfficeMax store. Certain restrictions apply; see website for details.
3 While supplies last. Rebates not available. No price match available on prior purchases.
4 In-store only. While supplies last. Selection varies by location.
5 This offer is not available in Puerto Rico or the Virgin Islands
6 Limit one $15 reward per customer. Offer valid in-store only. Minimum purchase of one $100 Visa gift card or one $100 MasterCard gift card, before taxes, required. Customers may not purchase multiple Visa cards and/or MasterCard gift cards in denominations that cumulatively amount to $100 or more to meet the minimum purchase requirement.
7 Limit two. Offer available in-store only to MaxPerks members or new MaxPerks member sign-ups only. Bonus rewards issued for this offer will be issued in the next statement cycle in the form of a MaxPerks Reward Card redeemable toward a future purchase at OfficeMax. Visit officemax.com/maxperksterms for full details.
8 Limit one per customer. Visit www.officemax.com/tradein for details.
9 Buy a qualifying Microsoft Office product between October 19, 2012 and April 30, 2013 and download the next version free when available (connect-time charges may apply). For details, see store associate or visit officemax.com/offer.
10 Excludes all advertised items. Other restrictions apply. See coupon for details.
11 Excludes all advertised items and HP and Epson ink and toner. Other restrictions apply. See coupon for details.
SOURCE OfficeMax, Inc.
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