Office Depot is a world-leading office supplies, computer hardware and networking solutions manufacturer and provider. The company was incorporated in 1986 with the opening of their first retail store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In 2010, they sold $11.6 billion of products and services to consumers and businesses of all sizes.
Their three business segments are:
• North American Retail Division
• North American Business Solutions Division
• And International Division.
Their North American Retail Division sells a broad assortment of merchandise through their chain of office supply stores in the U.S. and Canada. And currently operates over 1,100 office supply stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Their North American Business Solutions Division sells nationally branded and private brand office supplies, technology products, furniture and services by means of a dedicated sales force, through catalogs and electronically through their internet sites.
And International Division sells office products and services through direct mail catalogs, contract sales forces, internet sites and retail stores etc.The catalog is stocked with more than 9,000 items with shipment freebies and online deals.