Office Depot Will Now Offer NOOK TabletsBy: Shawn Hess - February 23, 2012
Office Depot is celebrating 25 year in the business of providing quality products and services to customers worldwide. Today they announced that they are partnering with the world’s largest book seller, Barnes & Noble to offer their cutting-edge ebook readers, The Nook series. Office Depot joins a long list of retailers who already carry the hugely successful Nook products including Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, Target, Radio Shack, Books-A-Million, OfficeMax, Fred Meyer, P.C. Richard & Son stores, and Fry’s Electronics.
Executive Vice President and Chief Merchandising Officer for Office Depot, Farla Efros comments on the partnership:
“The introduction of the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet and NOOK Simple Touch eReaders at Office Depot further bolsters our mission to provide our customers with the most cutting-edge products in the marketplace,”
“We are pleased to be expanding our tablet and eReader portfolio with offerings that are at the top of our customers’ lists.”
Vice President of Digital Business Development at Barnes & Noble, Chris Peifer commented on the value of the relationship with Office Depot:
“Office Depot is a leading office supplies, technology and services retailer, offering consumers the most trusted and preferred brands in the U.S.,”
“That’s why we are excited to partner with Office Depot and offer our NOOK devices to Office Depot customers who love to read anytime, anywhere. With NOOK, customers will discover the most immersive, fun and easy-to-use reading experience, as well as gain access to a vast selection of popular books, interactive magazines, newspapers, children’s books, apps and more.”