Office Depot, Inc., is a global supplier of office products and services. The Company was incorporated in 1986 with the opening of our first retail store in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Today, we're one of the largest office supply and solutions providers in the world.
In fiscal year 2011, we sold $11.5 billion of products and services to consumers and businesses of all sizes through our three business segments: North American Retail Division, North American Business Solutions Division and International Division. Sales are processed through multiple channels, consisting of office supply stores, a contract sales force, an outbound telephone account management sales force, internet sites, direct marketing catalogs and call centers, all supported by our network of supply chain facilities and delivery operations.
Office Depot has a long track record of receiving awards and honors for its initiatives and programs. For example, we were recognized as one of the "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" by the National Association for Female Executives for the seventh consecutive year and by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council as a "Top Corporation for Women's Business Enterprises" for nine consecutive years. Other awards include: "Platinum PR Awards 2011 Hall of Fame" for making a difference in the lives of 2.5 million children, "Partners of Choice" award from David Weekly Homes for Outstanding Product Quality, and DiversityBusiness.com recognized us as a "Top 50 Corporation for Multicultural Business Opportunities." Additionally, Office Depot's "green" program has garnered dozens of awards, including awards from the EPA recognizing our sustainable resource and energy usage.
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