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Why Staples And Office Depot Can Still Withstand Amazon

Absent a merger, Amazon is bound to destroy Staples’ and Office Depot’s retail businesses. But their solid lock on the commercial channel – which prompted the FTC to block the deal – is impervious to the e-tailer’s assaults.

“After several months of battling in court, the FTC was finally able to block the approximately $6 billion merger of Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) and Office Depot (NASDAQ: ODP). Most seemed shocked by the news, wondering why the FTC would block a deal that could potentially help Staples and Office Depot keep up with the internet giant, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN).”

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