Support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
This holiday season, give thanks for the healthy kids in your life and give to those who are not. Now through December 31st, you can claim up to a $6 rebate per carton of qualifying Hammermill® papers and donate it to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital…
Cleaning Tricks for Holiday Parties
A good holiday party is full of the worst kind of messes. To make sure your office or home stays clean throughout the season cheer, keep these cleaning tricks up your sleeves…
New Employee Welcome Kit
There's an old saying: "You give a poor man a fish, and you feed him for a day. You teach him to fish, and you give him an occupation that will feed him for a lifetime …
Fellowes Storage Boxes
As we approach the end of the year, it is time to swap out the files from 2016 to make room for the new 2017 files…
5-quick-ergonomic-fixes
When you're already in love with your current space, it's hard to make a change. So instead of showing what you can buy to make your workspace more ergonomic…
Lysol iPad Air 2 Winner Announced

It pays to keep the office clean during cold and flu season with Lysol products! Congratulations to Latonia N. from Infant Welfare Society of Chicago for winning our Lysol raffle. We hope you enjoy your iPad Air 2.

If you didn't win this time and are on the hunt for more opportunities to make your office spotless (and walk away with a really cool prize), make sure to sign up for our email list.

To-Do-List
There are usually two types of people in the office: People who write and use to-do lists and those who just use their memory for their lists…
BIC KB Jersey Winner Announced

As if the Cubs returning to the World Series wasn't thrilling enough, we are excited to announce the winner of our BIC® Kris Bryant Jersey raffle. Congratulations to Joanna Z. from Sasser Family Holding. We hope you enjoy cheering the Cubs on in your brand new #17 jersey.

Strike out this time? Remember that there's always more chances when you bat with the nice guys.

Effects of Ink Color in the Office
According to Science Daily, the color of your writing utensil is just as important as what you write with. Check out these little known blue and red ink facts…
Avery Halloween Templates
Looking for the perfect accents for your home or office Halloween party? Labels can help you create a party full of tricks and tricks. Just check out some of our favorite templates…
Limitless Labeling
Whether you've just bought a labeller or are considering on buying one, the uses for it around the office are virtually limitless. If you don't believe us, try some of these ideas…
Happy Hydration
We all know the importance of drinking water. After all, the human body is made of 60 percent of water for a reason! But during daily tasks, it's often hard to keep track of how much you have drank and how much you still need to consume…
5 Fun Halloween Craft Ideas
In our opinion, it's never too early to start decorating the office or home for fun-filled Halloween. Try out these fun office supply ideas…
Cleaning Cloths
Although we may not realize it, we all clean on a daily basis. Whether it's our profession or we are just removing the evidence of a meal gone wrong in the office microwave, we all reach for a cleaning cloth. However, not all cleaning clothes are made equal…
Laminator Tips: Choosing the Right Machine
With back to school in full swing, it's important to make sure you have a laminator to last the year. If your laminator isn't in the best shape, here are some tips on what you should look for…
Food Drive Pizza Party Winner Announed
Congratulations to Ericka from Jeron Electronic Systems! She is the lucky winner of our Food Drive Pizza Party Contest!
Just a reminder, hunger is a year round problem in the Chicagoland area and we are always happy to collect any canned food donations to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Despoitory.
5 Ways to Destress at Work
You have a deadline. No coffee. And you're about two minutes away from a meltdown. It happens to the best of us. Instead of waiting for the stress to volcano, we suggest these quick tips to release your inner office zen…
Office Hacks
Sometimes you just need to wing it… and when that moment arrives, it's good to have a few office hacks up your sleeve. Here are some of our favorites…
A Good Cup of Joe
A recent survey from Keurig reported "a good cup of coffee can make an entire workday better." The survey identified coffee as the key ingredient in securing some of the offices' best business deals. While we all can agree that coffee keeps us awake through the daily grind, take a look at some of the other more interesting claims from this survey…
Tape Hacks

Tape Hacks

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In honor of one of the office products that always sticks around when you need it, here are five hacks you can accomplish with tape…
Lollapalooza Tickets Winner
Congratulations to Nicole W. from ISMIE Mutual Ins. and J. Campos from East Bank Club for winning our Rockin' Summer Raffle! By winning this raffle, both will receive two 1-Day passes to Lollapalooza® to rock out at Grant Park on Sunday, July 31st.

Check back soon for more opportunities to win great prizes!
Back to School
While kids like to think that school's out forever, teachers know better. So here are a few ideas that you can implement when the classroom is back in session to keep restless summer minds on the goal at hand…
Office Productivity
We live in a technological age. The chances of you remembering to bring a smartphone over a computer when traveling for work are high. So try out some of these apps geared towards making a mobile workday productive…
Recycle for a Reason: Bernie's Book Bank
The start of July means a new candidate announcement for our Recycle for a Reason program. And we are proud to introduce that candidate as Bernie's Book Bank, a nonprofit that distributes books to at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicago…
Printer Problems
We've all had that moment. Two minutes before an essential meeting with an error message. It's when you find yourself muttering, standing in front of the machine, pressing buttons and opening drawers…
National-Ballpoint-Pen-Day
We have drawn the names and now have twelve (12) lucky winners of a Deluxe Pilot® Pen Cup full of Acroball® pens. Congratulations to all! We hope these…
National Safety Month Winner
Congratulations to Nikki from Hennessy & Roach and Kiara from Rising Medical Solutions Inc. for winning our Safety Promotion. Both winners will receive one (1) $50 American Express gift card.

We would also like to thank everyone that participated in this giveaway for National Safety Month (June 2016). By purchasing a first aid kit for your company, you kept both your employees and clients safe. Keep up the good work!
Lysol Come Clean Winner
Congratulations to Debbie from Liberty Bank for Savings for winning our Come Clean Lysol® Promotion. As the winner of this promotion, Debbie will receive one (1) Apple iPad Air 2 64GB Tablet complimentary of Lysol® and Garvey's.

Big shout out to everyone who told their biggest messes on the nice guys :) social media or purchased Lysol products for a raffle ticket entry. Be on the lookout for more raffle opportunities.
Snack on This
Everyone indulges themselves in an office snack or two (or three or four). It's what keeps the 3 PM slump from taking effect. But sometimes what you choose to eat can not only affect your health and weight, but your productivity and focus at work too. If you're looking for the best options, then we've got the list for you!…
Summer Party Essentials
Summer is in the air - and if your office was busy during the holidays, this could mean it's the time of the year to plan your office party. Now that you've got the theme, don't forget to stock up on…
Rebate Goldmine
Okay. So, we know the term mail-in rebates may seem old school. But when an old school method saves you money or gives you a gift card to quench a Friday coffee urge, you tend to…
5 Digital Office Purges
If you're looking to be more productive at work, most people can agree that the best thing to do is toss paper. But for some, that's a large feat. Buried, it's hard to know where exactly to start. So, here are five things to do that will get you into the mindset to purge…
Safety at Work
June is national safety month. In the spirit of keeping employees healthy, here are some tips to create a safe working environment - minimal effort involved…
Memorial Day Hours
Garvey's Office Products will be closed on Monday, May 30th in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 31st. All orders placed today, May 27th will be delivered on Tuesday, May 31st.

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend!
Promo Products
So you know the facts: That 83% of people remember a brand when it's on a product. But here's the problem: With so many choices, you don't know what to put your brand on…
Lunchtime To End Hunger
We are proud to announce that our nice guys : ) team is participating in the Greater Chicago Food Depository's LunchTime To End Hunger campaign. Running now until May 20, 2016, its goal is to end hunger among children in the Greater Cook County area by asking Chicagoans a small request…
Father's Day Gift Ideas
Is your dad always at the office? If your answer is yes, try wrapping some of these office supplies for this upcoming Father's Day. Not only will you score a good gift, but one he will actually use…
Cinco de Mayo Office Crafts
Cinco de Mayo is this Thursday, and for some this will mean throwing a little fiesta in celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. So along with getting the ingredients for delectable food, try snagging some office supplies to make these five easy crafts…
Mother's Day Gift Ideas
While it's important to take some time out of the day to find a gift for mom for Mother's Day, if you absolutely can't leave the office, here are a few gifts you should be able to DIY with some small purchases and office supplies you have on hand…
Kevin Garvey Live on Chicago's Morning Answers
Listen in as Chicago's Morning Answers' radio hosts Dan and Amy interview our very own nice guy Kevin Garvey live in Garvey's furniture showroom. On April 27, 2016 from 5 - 9 AM, Kevin will be featured in the radio's small business program where they will discuss the challenges a Chicago business faces and the essentials it needs to survive.
Teacher's Day Gift Ideas
Instead of sending your kids to school with apples, try these gift ideas below that are guaranteed to bring a real smile to your educator's face…
Bic Kane #88 Jersey Winner
We are proud to announce Sherry from Patrick Dealer Group as the winner of our Kane #88 Jersey. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who entered for the chance to win as well as our friends at BIC who provided the Jersey.

Check back for future opportunities. You never know when there's another goodie to win!
Plantable Promotions for Earth Day
In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), we are now offering plantable promotions. What does that mean for your green office…
Recycle for a Reason: Haymarket Center
We're a quarter of the way through the year and that means one thing: Another recipient is announced for our Recycle for a Reason program. We are proud to introduce that candidate as Haymarket Center, a non-profit for adult detoxification, residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment facility; and it just happens to be the largest one in Chicago…
Administration Professional's Day Gift Ideas
It's official. April 27th is Administration Professional's Day. So to honor the occasion, we put together little gift list. Because…let's be honest, where would you be without all that phone wrangling, appointment making, printer fixing and shipping expertise…
Let's Play Ball: Opening Day Tickets Winner Announced
Congratulations to Julie from Milliman, Inc. for winning our Opening Day Sox Tickets. Julie was able to snag four club level tickets with a parking pass! These tickets will get her up close and personal as the Sox take on the Indians on Friday, April 8th.
Tax Supplies

Tax Supplies

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April 15th is just around the corner and unless you are thinking about filing for an extension, it's time to start checking items off your to-do list. At the bare minimum, make sure to have these office supplies at hand…
90th Anniversary Contest
Thank you to everyone for entering our 90 Years in Business Anniversary Giveaway Celebration Contest. We appreciate all the kind messages and emails we have received over the past week. Here are the lucky winners that were randomly drawn, and the prizes they won…
Easter Egg Decorating Ideas
As the weather warms, our inner craftiness comes out. But instead of using traditional methods to dye spring eggs, try these office product alternatives…
Tip Off Contest Winner
Congratulations to Karen from JAN Management. She is the lucky winner of our 2016 Tip Off Contest. Karen scored two tickets to see the Bulls take on the Kings on Monday, March 21st at 7 PM.

Thanks to everyone for participating in this amazing giveaway! If you didn't score this time around, make sure to check back on our website for more fun prizes and giveaways!
Spring Cleaning
With spring comes organization and with organization comes cleaning - make sure to give the once-over to these three office spots…
90 Years
We are very excited to announce our company will turn 90 years old on March 19, 2016. And as we look towards the future, we thought we would provide our readers with highlights from the past…
Top Items to Laminate in the Office
The truth is that one laminated item just leads to another. And now that you've got your shiny new laminator, we'll give you a few ideas to put it to use…
Valentine's Day Decorations
Okay. So, we know the term mail-in rebates may seem old school. But when an old school method saves you money or gives you a gift card to quench a Friday coffee urge…
Mardi Gras Decorations
Looking to prevent an overdose of sugar and keep your hands busy? Indulge in making some of these easy office supply Mardi Gras decorations…
Nice Guys : ) Contest
We are on the hunt for the Nicest Nice Guy! Enter someone in your life or co-worker that you think is the nicest nice guy around and they could will a fabulous nice guys : ) gift package…
Recycle for a Reason: City of Hope
Garvey's Office Products announced today that City of Hope will be the recipient of all 1st quarter funds raised for the company's Recycle for a Reason Program.…
Super Bowl Party Decorations
The table is set. The TV is on. But just in case you need something to wow guests during halftime, here some creative super bowl decorations that you can make with the most basic of office supplies…
The Power of Promo
Free swag. Loot. Promotional products have acquired many names over the years. Arguably one of the oldest forms of advertising, American businesses spend on average over $20 billion a year in the category. So, what can you do to stand out? Luckily, we have a few tips…
Office Supplies 101
If you find yourself basking in the success of your home business, it may be time to move your headquarters to an actual office space. As an Illinois family-owned business ourselves, we know how exciting this time can be. But before you open your doors, we suggest you equip yourself with a few basics…
Easy Being Green
Being a green office doesn't always mean dollar signs. It also doesn't mean drastic changes. Sometimes it's as simple as offering an alternative to what's been done in past. So in the green spirit, we're asking all of our customers and employees to try these five ideas…
Furniture Remodeling
Once every year, we have the opportunity to reinvent ourselves. From a business perspective, this often means re-evaluating our office environment and how it functions. Whatever the reason - you've grown in employees or maybe you're deciding to put a fresh face on an older brand - an office remodel is no easy feat…
Declutter Your Workspace
While most people claim that spring is the time for clearing out clutter, it could be argued that most organizing happens directly after New Years. As people start to prioritize their life, they become more diligent and aware of their surroundings. So in the spirit of helping New Years wishes and goals come true, here are some tips for decluttering and cleaning your office space…
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