In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180 #02830

Submission Number:
02830
Commenter:
Christine Sell
State:
Ohio
Initiative Name:
In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180
The owner ofthe owner of staples, sycamore partners, buys up competitors and shuts them down. If FTC allows this merger to happen, the investors in this private equity fund will have more power to reduce competition, close stores, and lay off workers. That is not competition it is predation.