VistaPrint Announces Retail, in-Store Strategic Partnership With OfficeMax
Press release from the issuing company
HAMILTON, BERMUDA--Aug 1, 2007 -- VistaPrint Limited, the leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers, today announced a strategic partnership with OfficeMax. OfficeMax will offer VistaPrint's high-quality, low-cost printed products to customers at all OfficeMax stores nation-wide via its print and document services business OfficeMax ImPress.
"Our customers have always been able to order their business cards and stationery through OfficeMax ImPress, however, the customer could only see their selections in a catalog," said Brian Norris, senior vice president for OfficeMax ImPress. "Our customers want to exhibit their creativity as they create their business card. We found that early tests of the VistaPrint Retail Solution suggest that our customers like the application and are pleased with the quality and cost of the product."
"Working with a market leader like OfficeMax will enable VistaPrint to help even more small businesses with our cost-effective business identity products and professional-looking marketing materials," said Mike Ewing, senior vice president of global partnerships at VistaPrint. "VistaPrint is always looking for ways to invest for growth and long-term competitive advantage, and this new partnership is a great example of that. By developing a white label solution for companies like OfficeMax, we are increasing the ways in which we reach our target market of small business customers."
OfficeMax customers will be able to visit their local OfficeMax store and design and order customizable, high-quality, low-cost, full-color printed products such as business cards, brochures, post cards and note cards, in just minutes. Trained OfficeMax associates will be on hand to assist customers at all times. Products can be designed, ordered and received in as little as three business days. The roll out is expected to be complete by Fall 2007.
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