BOULDER, Colo. -- Wild Oats Markets here reported a sales increase of 11.1% -- but slim profits of $82,000 -- during the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 1. Perry Odak, president and chief executive officer, said the results indicated that price investments that the natural food retailer made a year ago were a success. Wild Oats lost $7.1 million in the third quarter of 2004, when it was affected by, and subsequently drawn into, price wars among conventional supermarkets in Texas and in ...

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