Verizon Online Teams Up With Office Depot to Offer Small Businesses Across the Country Additional Savings on Office Supplies

The Verizon Small Business Center is teaming up with Office Depot to offer small businesses an opportunity for significant discounts when purchasing office supplies.

Under the initiative, announced Monday (Sept. 21), businesses that are enrolled in the Verizon Alliance Discount Program can receive discounts of up to 12 percent when purchasing a vast assortment of products from Office Depot, including office supplies, furniture, janitorial and printing products, and more. 

To register, businesses need to log on to the Verizon Small Business Center's Web site at http://business.verizon.net/marketplace and click on the "Office Depot Discount Program" link found in the "Alliance Discount Program" section.

"Today, small businesses need all the help they can get, and we're doing our best to assist them," said Monte Beck, Verizon's vice president for small-business products and services. "Over the years, we have improved the Verizon Small Business Center to be the best home page - the one-stop online resource for small business across the country - offering tools, news, discounts and even a platform to network with other small businesses."

In addition to the 12 percent discount, customers who order supplies from Office Depot through the Verizon Small Business Center will also receive free next-business-day delivery, in Office Depot's local delivery areas, on qualifying online orders of $50 or more.  Verizon Online customers can also request an Office Depot Store Purchasing Card to obtain the same savings when shopping at any of the more than 1,000 Office Depot retail locations located throughout the country.

The Verizon Alliance Discount Program allows Verizon to leverage its relationships with leading companies to bring small businesses savings on key services such as credit card processing, overnight delivery, and now office supplies.

Verizon offers a broad array of solutions to businesses of all sizes.  For more information, visit www.verizon.com/business or call 888-649-9500. For news, resources and more tools for Verizon small business customers, visit the Verizon Small Business Center at http://business.verizon.net

The newly revamped Verizon Small Business Center free Webinars feature key experts offering small businesses tips and insights to run their business more competitively.  To register for the next Webinar or to view previous Webinars, go to www.verizon.net/webinars.

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