U.S. Government Asked Amazon to Lie in Staples-Office Depot Merger Case, Judge Says
'The public ought to know that the government wanted Amazon to say some things that weren't true,' Emmet Sullivan said.
Staples and Office Depot: U.S. Government 'Simply Wrong' for Trying to Block Merger
More than a year ago, Staples offered to buy Office Depot in a transaction then valued at about $5.5 billion, pressured by declining sales in the office supplies sector and the rise of rivals.
Office Depot Shareholders Agree to Staples $6.3 Billion Buyout Offer
This takes us one step closer to an office supply megastore.