In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180
I'm old enough to remember when there was such a thing as stationery stores. Of course, the big office supply stores killed those. There used to be an Office Max store around here, but now there's only Staples. Staples, of course, is now less a stationery store than a tech supplier, and they recently moved into a space half the size of their previous one. This is being replicated all over the country. A merger between Staples and Essendant will only exacerbate the situation. Don't let that happen!