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RR Donnelley Awarded $175 Million Multi-Year Agreement by Orchard Brands

03/03/2009

Renews And Significantly Expands Relationship With 100% Of Catalog Printing And Catalog Postal Logistics Services

CHICAGO, (BUSINESS WIRE)Mar 03, 2009 --R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (NYSE:RRD) announced today that it has been awarded a multi-year $175 million agreement by Orchard Brands, a leading multi-channel marketer of apparel and home products focused on serving the needs of the rapidly growing segment of women and men above the age of 55.

Under the terms of the agreement, RR Donnelley will provide 100% of Orchard Brands' catalog printing and postal logistics services for catalog mailings.

"RR Donnelley's leadership in co-mailing, innovative Variable Trim Binding technology, and postage optimization software tools will continue to deliver enhanced value to our catalog marketing programs," said Maura Lyons, Orchard Brands' Vice President of Print Production. "Our brands are known for world-class customer service and state of the art fulfillment practices. We believe that RR Donnelley mirrors these values."

Orchard Brands catalogs include Appleseed's, Bedford Fair Lifestyles®, Blair®, Brownstone Studio®, Coward®, Draper's & Damon's, Gold Violin®, Haband, Intimate Appeal®, Lew Magram®, Monterey Bay®, Norm Thompson®, Old Pueblo Traders®, Sahalie®, Solutions®, The Tog Shop, Willow Ridge® and WinterSilks®.

"We are very proud to have been chosen to renew and expand our relationship with Orchard Brands," stated John Paloian, RR Donnelley's Chief Operating Officer. "The integrated production and logistics platform that we have built is ideal for delivering catalogs and other merchandising materials with exceptional quality and precise timing. We continue to develop solutions tailored to the unique needs of catalogers and multi-channel merchants."

About Orchard Brands
A portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital, Orchard Brands is a leading, multi-channel marketer of apparel and home products focused on serving the needs of the rapidly growing market segment of women and men above the age of fifty-five. With more than $1 billion of revenues, Orchard Brands provides quality products to consumers through the direct channels of catalog, Internet and retail, with a relentless focus on delivering superior service. Orchard Brands consists of the brands Appleseed's, Bedford Fair Lifestyles, Blair, Brownstone Studio, Coward, Draper's & Damon's, Gold Violin, Haband, Intimate Appeal, Lew Magram, Monterey Bay, Norm Thompson, Old Pueblo Traders, Sahalie, Solutions, The Tog Shop, Willow Ridge and WinterSilks.

About RR Donnelley
RR Donnelley (NYSE: RRD) is the world's premier full-service provider of print and related services, including business process outsourcing. Founded more than 144 years ago, the company provides products and solutions in commercial printing, direct mail, financial printing, print fulfillment, labels, forms, logistics, call centers, transactional print-and-mail, print management, online services, digital photography, color services, and content and database management to customers in the publishing, healthcare, advertising, retail, technology, financial services and many other industries. The largest companies in the world and others rely on RR Donnelley's scale, scope and insight through a comprehensive range of online tools, variable printing services and market-specific solutions.

For more information, and for RR Donnelley's Corporate Social Responsibility Report, visit the company's web site at www.rrdonnelley.com.

Use of Forward-Looking Statements
This news release may contain "forward-looking statements" as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements and any such forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the following cautionary statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release and are based on current expectations and involve a number of assumptions, risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Readers are strongly encouraged to read the full cautionary statements contained in RR Donnelley's filings with the SEC. RR Donnelley disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.
 

RR Donnelley Investor Contact:
Dan Leib
Senior Vice President, Treasurer
312.326.7710
dan.leib@rrd.com
RR Donnelley Media Contact:
Doug Fitzgerald
Executive Vice President
Communications
630.322.6830
doug.fitzgerald@rrd.com

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