Staples Antitrust Case to Test Firm's CEO

Ronald Sargent has spent 14 years expanding Staples Inc. into a retail giant, yet his legacy hinges on whether he can complete the same brand tie-up that antitrust enforcers scotched nearly two decades ago.

A Kentucky native whose early days in retail involved cleaving chickens, Mr. Sargent is expected in coming days to testify in court to defend his proposed takeover of rival Office Depot Inc., according to people familiar with…

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