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Chain wants to replace rebates with discounts

July 4, 2006

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THE REGION OfficeMax Inc. said it is eliminating most mail-in rebates at its 870 stores and replacing them with instant in-store discounts. The Illinois office supply chain said customers want discounts without the hassle of filling out rebate forms and mailing them. OfficeMax said only a third of consumers who buy products with mail-in rebates actually send away for the ... (Full article: 734 words)

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