OKI Data Americas Announces Availability of Select OKI Products Within Best Buy Locations Throughout Canada5 Jul, 2012
Mount Laurel, NJ -June 28, 2012 — OKI Data Americas announces that select color single- and multifunction printers (MFP) from the company’s broad portfolio are now available within Best Buy stores throughout Canada. The offering is a direct response to increased demand for affordable color printing capabilities from home office and small business customers.
Effective immediately, the OKI MC361 color MFP and C330 digital color printer are offered at 77 Canadian Best Buy locations nationwide. In addition, the MC561 color MFP and the C110 digital color printer are available at 19 larger Best Buy locations within Canada. The on-site availability bolsters Best Buy’s current online OKI offerings by providing Canadian end-users with a hands-on experience of OKI’s award-winning printers.
“By making OKI products available within Best Buy’s stores throughout Canada, we will raise our visibility among end-users and reach a broader base of customers within the SMB segment,” said Mario Pallotta, General Manager, Canada for OKI Data Americas. “Best Buy Canada’s national network provides us with a powerful vehicle to showcase select models from our award-winning line of printers across the country.”
In addition to stocking select OKI products, Best Buy Canada stores will also sell genuine OKI® toner on-site. This in-store availability supplements Best Buy Canada’s existing online offerings, and provides end-users with another convenient way to purchase and replenish their OKI consumables.
“We are pleased to feature OKI products within our Canadian Best Buy locations, and we feel that our customers will gain a better understanding of OKI’s printers by seeing the products on our stores’ shelves,” said Jennifer Low, Merchandise Manager – Printers & Consumables, at Best Buy Canada. “This will ultimately provide our customers with a greater understanding of their options when making a decision to buy a new printer at one of our locations.”
The following OKI products are now offered at Best Buy locations within Canada:
• MC361 – The MC361 color MFP combines speed, reliability and ease of use with high-quality color and four-in-one functionality — all in an affordable desktop device with a footprint small enough to fit easily into any work space. It’s the perfect solution for individuals and small workgroups.
• C330dn – The high-performance, low-profile C330dn digital color printer packs a lot of big printer features into its small profile. The C330dn comes network-ready, and offers exceptional cost efficiency plus the legendary reliability of OKI products — all in a sleek, compact desktop unit.
• MC561 – The MC561 color MFP combines high-quality color and four-in-one functionality with speed, reliability and ease of use. This desktop device delivers superior value within a small footprint. It’s the perfect solution for the small to medium-size workgroups.
• C110 – This fast monochrome printer offers low-cost professional color printing. Compact, quiet and easy to use, the C110 color laser printer fits discretely on the desktop, making it the perfect choice for the small/home office.
OKI provides a one-year limited with overnight exchange warranty on all products offered through Best Buy Canada.
All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color™ as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.
OKI provides live , toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone.
About OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor™ Series. In addition, OKI offers a full portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $5.2 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2010 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR(r) certified products.