OfficeMax Rings in the Holiday Shopping Season with Incredible Promotions Starting on Black Friday

OfficeMax Rings in the Holiday Shopping Season with Incredible Promotions Starting on Black FridayNaperville, Ill.  (  The gift giving season has arrived, and people are faced with the challenge to find the perfect gifts for their friends, family, bosses, coworkers and more. OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, is offering a large selection of affordable holiday gifts with incredible promotions kicking off during the week of Thanksgiving. Now available, OfficeMax’s Black Friday circular launched at for shoppers to preview, and new this year, shoppers can find “Bonus Cool Deals” by visiting for additional printable coupons to use in-stores. To beat the crowds, OfficeMax’s Black Friday deals will begin online on Thanksgiving Day and continue through Saturday, November 27, 2010. On Black Friday, OfficeMax will extend its store hours from 7 am to 9 pm for Friday’s shopping spree.

To get a jump-start on Black Friday, OfficeMax is launching a fun new way for consumers to be reminded about the shopping festivities by signing up to receive a Wake-Up Call from one of OfficeMax’s beloved elves. Shoppers simply text WAKEUP to 30364 to request the call, respond to the text message with their desired call time and time zone(1). Participants are also given the opportunity to share the Wake-Up Call with friends and coworkers. Once signed up, shoppers will receive an early morning call on Black Friday from a funny OfficeMax elf reminding them to rise and shine and get a head start on shopping! The Wake-Up Call will be communicated to customers by circulars, and social media.

During its three-day Black Friday sale, OfficeMax will reward shoppers at its retail locations with a special flier for future holiday promotions on products ranging from accessories to PCs, digital cameras and printers. For online orders, OfficeMax is offering free shipping on most orders totaling $50 or more. OfficeMax has also teamed up with Quiznos to offer busy shoppers a discount on a much needed lunch break during the holiday shopping extravaganza delivering either 20 percent off a Quiznos catering order or $2 off a regular or large sub with any in-store OfficeMax purchase(2). Offer is valid November 26 to December 11, 2010.

“It’s an American tradition to feast on turkey and stuffing on Thanksgiving and get up bright and early to shop and save on holiday gift items during Black Friday,” said Ryan Vero, EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer at OfficeMax. “This year, OfficeMax is not only offering incredible shopping promotions on Black Friday, but we’re also offering ways to save throughout the entire holiday season on a broad selection of gift items!”

OfficeMax stores nationwide will feature a wide selection of holiday gifts ranging from electronics to travel accessories that make great gifts for your friends, family, boss, coworkers and more, including:

  • Vizio Internet Television – Experience a new world of online content using the latest wireless technology to connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music, update Facebook, send Tweets and get the latest news, sports and weather. Available at OfficeMax for $XX.
  • Garmin Nuvi® 1300 GPS – A portable and affordable personal travel assistant with verbal turn-by-turn directions with millions of destinations in the United States to get drivers there with ease and on-time. Available at OfficeMax for $169.99.
  • ViviCam VX018 by Vivitar® – Not your ordinary digital camera, users can take self-portraits using the flip screen, shoot videos and use the pre-loaded photo editing software. Available at OfficeMax for $69.99. 
  • Self Mixing Travel Mug – Coffee travel tumbler, which automatically mixes your coffee, sugar and creamer with a built-in mixer. Available at OfficeMax for $9.99.
  • Erasable Memo Pad & Calculator A digital memo pad enables users to jot down notes during a conversation and erase when finished. The memo pad is accompanied by a clock. Available at OfficeMax for $9.99.
  • USB Hub and Photo Frame – A port for your computer’s USB connections features an attached photo frame adding personalization to your workspace. Available at OfficeMax for $XX.
  • Natural Sounds Alarm Clock – Wake up to the sounds of nature with a range of peaceful sounds to choose from on this travel alarm clock. Available at OfficeMax for $XX.
  • Health and Safety Shipper – An assortment of three types of breathalyzers to ensure you make an informed, safe decision before getting behind the wheel this season. Available at OfficeMax for $XX.

To spread holiday cheer, OfficeMax has brought back its wildly popular holiday eGreeting site powered by JibJab at where people around the globe are creating free personalized eGreetings and sharing with friends, family and coworkers. On Facebook, OfficeMax fans are also invited to engage in its new application called Elfmas Town where users play holiday games, earn points and exchange them at Santa’s Workshop for shopping promotions at OfficeMax. Leading up to Black Friday, OfficeMax’s elves will come to life at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on their “Elves Raise the Roof” float and New York Stock Exchange where OfficeMax and one hundred elves will help kick-off the holiday shopping season by ringing the closing bell!

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² Quiznos coupon does not include Toasty Favorites, Toasty Torpedoes and Toasty Bullets.

About OfficeMax

OfficeMax 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 more than 30,000 associates through direct sales, catalogs, e-commerce and approximately 1,000 stores. To find the nearest OfficeMax, call 1-877-OFFICEMAX. For more information, visit