In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180 #01691

Submission Number:
01691
Commenter:
Robert Veltkamp
State:
Florida
Initiative Name:
In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180
Please block the Staples/Essendant merger as the merger would threaten competition in the office supplies arena. Private equity firms rarely act in the interest of consumers and instead tend to focus on squeezing profits from acquisitions and reducing customer service.