WASHINGTON — At least one of the three judges listening to oral arguments here yesterday about whether or not a lower court erred in allowing Whole Foods to acquire Wild Oats appeared sympathetic to the Federal Trade Commission’s case against the deal, according to a report yesterday. Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods Market won its battle with the FTC last year by arguing that its stores and those of Wild Oats Markets compete against a broad spectrum of food retailers rather than primarily ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Why Register for FREE?
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.