New site offers additional functionality, better usability and improved structure and improved design Office Depot (NYSE: ODP), a leading global provider of Office products and services, on November 9th, 2009 announced that the Viking is jump-started website with a new design in Europe. Viking direct is the catalog and online division of Office Depot in Europe and offers more than 15,000 office supplies for small and medium-sized customers. The advanced usability, improved structure and simplified navigation of the new page customers for Viking directly, means that they find their favorite products (E.g., Office supplies, pens, paper products, pens, inks and toner products or Office chairs) in a fraction of the time previously needed them. The new website offers customers the convenience of shopping by brand, including foray writing instruments, the new exclusive brand of Office Depot. “The new design of the Viking site directly will customers every time you visit a” unique online shopping experience offer,”says Peter-Timo Schaefer, Director of e-commerce for Office Depot, Europe.
“We have very well listened to our small and medium-sized customers and find out their wishes. The new Web site was adapted exactly to satisfy these needs.” Extensions of the new Viking direct website include: simplified and enhanced drop-down menus. Ability to create shopping lists, to manage and store to simplify the shopping experience. Improved sort products by price and customer rating. Shopping with the help of the “A-Z” menus for product name, brand, and type. Check box that enables multiple brands, customers can select price ranges and other characteristics to find products faster. Customers can see at any time from any page, what is in your shopping cart, by clicking on the link “Your shopping cart”.
It enables customers in just two simple steps to find the right ink for your printer and buy new ink Finder application. For more information “visit our website about Office Depot true to its motto, taking care of business” Office Depot deals every day at the local businesses of millions of customers around the world. For the small shop on the corner as well as for Fortune-500 companies Office offers depository products and services, worldwide, distributed in 1593 retail stores through dedicated sales staff, excellent catalogs and an online shipping with revenues of $ 4.3 billion. Office Depot has annual sales of about 14.5 billion dollars and employs worldwide approximately 42,000 people. The company offers more customers in more countries than any other company more Office products and services and sold to customers in 47 countries currently directly or through subsidiaries. The common shares of Office Depot will be on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol ODP and the company is listed in the S & P 500 index. For additional press information, see: mediarelations.officedepot.com. Press contact: Office Depot Jason Shockley 6600 North Military Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33496 United States Tel: + 1 561-438-0037 email: Internet: mediarelations.officedepot.com online PR Agency: NetBooster GmbH Gilles Bourdin Berner Street 64 60437 Frankfurt am Main Tel: 069 / 71 91 49-70 E-mail: Internet: