WASHINGTON — Retailer-owned private-label cooperative Topco Associates, based in Skokie, Ill., is seeking to buy the Wild Oats brand name and other intellectual property from Whole Foods, according to a filing with the Federal Trade Commission here. The filing also lists Fullerton, Calif.-based food-product supplier Luberski Inc. as a potential buyer for the Wild Oats brand. Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, was ordered to sell the Wild Oats brand along with 32 stores after an FTC ...
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