OfficeMax Inc

Industry: Retail Specialty

Fortune Rank: 313

OfficeMax Incorporated provides office supplies, technology products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and consumers in the United States. The company distributes a line of office products, which include office supplies, and paper, print, and document services; technology products and solutions; and office furniture to corporate, government, and small and medium sized offices. It markets and sells products through field salespeople, outbound telesales, catalogs, Internet, and office products stores. As of December 31, 2004, OfficeMax operated 68 distribution centers, 100 stores, and 935 superstores in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico. The company was organized as Boise Payette Lumber Company in 1931 and changed its name to Boise Cascade Corporation in 1957. Further, Boise Cascade changed its name to OfficeMax, Inc. in 2003. OfficeMax is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

OfficeMax Inc

OfficeMax Inc is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 OfficeMax Inc was ranked number 313 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 313th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

OfficeMax Inc achieved revenue of $7,212.10 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $0.70 million.

OfficeMax Inc remains solid in 313

OfficeMax Inc is one of the minority of companies, who ranking on the Fortune 500 list remained stable in 2010, retaining 313th position that is achieved in 2009. This identical ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $8,267 million (a change of -1 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-1,658 million (a change of 2 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then OfficeMax Inc would be ranked 400th rather than 313th due to its profits of $1 in 2010.

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