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Split FTC OKs $483M Staples-Essendant Deal With ‘Firewall’

Staples Inc. and Essendant Inc. can go forward with a proposed merger valued at almost $483 million after agreeing to include a “firewall” in the deal blocking Staples from accessing certain Essendant sales data, a divided Federal Trade Commission announced on Monday…

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