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OfficeMax to Carry Amazon's New Kindle Family, Including All-New Kindle Fire

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

OfficeMax to Carry Amazon's New Kindle Family, Including All-New Kindle Fire08:30 EST Wednesday, November 09, 2011OfficeMax Adds New Kindle, Kindle Touch, Kindle Touch 3G and Kindle Fire to Existing Amazon Product LineNAPERVILLE, Ill., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, is pleased to offer Amazon's newest Kindles in its stores nationwide.  New products joining the Kindles already sold at OfficeMax stores include the $79 Kindle, which is now available in stores, and the Kindle Fire for $199, which will be available after November 15.  Arriving to OfficeMax later in November are the Kindle Touch, starting at $99, and the Kindle Touch 3G, starting at $149.  These new Amazon products can be viewed at OfficeMax.com. and sold in OfficeMax retail stores.  OfficeMax also provides a wide variety of Kindle accessories."OfficeMax is very pleased to bring Amazon's exciting new Kindle family to our customers," said Igor Anshakov, VP of Merchandising for OfficeMax.  "Customers are already very excited about the new Amazon products, and we expect these Kindles to be very popular this holiday season."The new generation Kindle is the lightest most compact Kindle ever, featuring the same 6-inch screen and advanced electronic ink display that reads like real paper even in bright sunlight ? all for just $79. Kindle Touch is a new addition to the Kindle family with a touch screen that makes it easier to turn pages, search, shop and take notes ? all with the same advanced electronic ink display. Kindle Touch 3G is the top-of-the-line e-reader offering the same new design and features of Kindle Touch, with the added convenience of free 3G. Kindle Fire is the Kindle for movies, TV shows, music, books, magazines, apps, games and web browsing with content, free storage in the Amazon Cloud, Whispersync, Amazon Silk (Amazon's new revolutionary cloud-accelerated web browser), vibrant color touch screen and powerful dual-core processor. Amazon's latest Kindles are among the many new technology products available at OfficeMax. Customers can now enjoy a broader range of technology products and supplies at OfficeMax including laptop, desktop, netbook, and all-in-one computers from trusted brands including HP®, Sony®, Acer®, Toshiba® and more.  About OfficeMaxOfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in both business-to-business office products solutions and retail office products.  The OfficeMax mission is simple.  We help our customers do their best work.  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 individual consumers.  OfficeMax customers are served by approximately 30,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and nearly 1,000 stores.  Since 2007, OfficeMax Goodworks programs have served communities and schools, contributing more than $14 million in grants and supplies to support teachers and classrooms. 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. OfficeMax Media Contact   Nicole Miller                                             630.864.6069    SOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated