WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market has found buyers for two of the former Wild Oats stores it must divest by order of the Federal Trade Commission, according to a filing by the FTC here. The two stores — one in Kansas City, Mo., and the other in Boulder, Colo. — are the first sales agreements to be announced among the 32 stores that the FTC last year said must be divested to satisfy antitrust regulations following the 2007 merger of Austin, Texas-based Whole Foods and Boulder-based Wild Oats. ...

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