ODP partners with financial expert to help small businesses

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Office Depot said it has partnered with financial expert Jean Chatzky to offer tips to revitalize small businesses. Additionally, as part of the small business makeover contest, three small businesses will receive a makeover, including a one-on-one financial coaching session with Jean Chatzky.

The contest will award three small businesses a makeover from Office Depot, which includes a one-on-one financial coaching session with Jean Chatzky, office furniture, and supplies featuring Jean's line of Mead financial organization products, available exclusively at Office Depot.

Small businesses can enter the contest by visiting Office Depot's Facebook page and submitting, in 100 words or less, why their small business is in need of a makeover.

"Small businesses are essential to our economy, and the start of the new year is a great time to prepare for growth," said Chatzky. "Office Depot's small business makeover program will help invigorate small businesses and provide them with assistance to help make 2012 a successful year."