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OfficeMax Accepting Pre-Orders of New Kindle Products

Monday, September 24, 2012

OfficeMax Accepting Pre-Orders of New Kindle Products13:00 EDT Monday, September 24, 2012Pre-sale on Now at OfficeMax StoresNAPERVILLE, Ill., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today it is accepting pre-orders of the new Kindle family of products, including the new Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD.The updated Kindle Fire ($159) and Kindle Fire HD 16GB ($199) will be available at OfficeMax in October. The Kindle Paperwhite ($119), Kindle Paperwhite 3G ($179) and the Kindle Fire HD 32GB ($249) will be available in November, in time for the holiday shopping season. All Kindle products will be available in OfficeMax stores nationwide1."The new family of Kindle products adds to OfficeMax's ever-expanding selection of the latest tablets and technology products for our customers," said Ronald Lalla, executive vice president and chief merchandising officer at OfficeMax.  "We've seen strong consumer and business demand of the initial Kindle Fire since we made it available to customers last year, and we expect strong demand of the new Kindle products, especially as we head into the holiday season." Must-Have Technology Products at OfficeMaxAmazon's latest Kindles are among the many new technology products available at OfficeMax, where customers can enjoy a broad range of technology and accessories including lightweight laptops, tablets, e-readers and all-in-one computers from trusted brands including HP®, Sony®, Acer®, Toshiba® and more. OfficeMax also offers MaxAssurance® service and protection plans to protect your device from damage and daily wear and tear.About OfficeMaxOfficeMax 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 customers are served by approximately 29,000 associates through e-commerce, more than 900 stores in the U.S. and Mexico, 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. 1Kindle Fire products will not be available in Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands.OfficeMax Media Contact Nicole Miller 630.864.6069nicolemiller@officemax.comSOURCE OfficeMax Incorporated