Amazon Isn't Threat to Staples-Office Depot, Economist Says

  • FTC sued to prevent Staples' merger with rival Office Depot
  • Judge limits expert testimony about Amazon growth predictions

Amazon.com Inc. won’t curb the market power of a combined Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in the sales of office supplies to large corporate customers, according to an economist for the U.S., which has sued to block the proposed merger.

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