In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180 #02981

Submission Number:
02981
Commenter:
Chris Kermiet
State:
Colorado
Initiative Name:
In the Matter of Staples/Essendant, Inc., File No. 1810180
The Staples/Essendant merger is the kind of vertical merger which restricts trade, and favors one company over another. It should be rejected. This seems like a case of unfair competition, and feels like it may be a violation of anti-trust law regarding vertical integration.