WASHINGTON — Comments made by Whole Foods Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Mackey in an email and online were the subject of discussion at yesterday’s antitrust hearing here, in which the Federal Trade Commission is seeking to block Whole Foods’ effort to buy Wild Oats Markets, according to reports. The Associated Press reported that the lawyer for the FTC cited the messages, in which Mackey discussed “eliminating nasty price wars,” as part of the argument that the merger would ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess 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’sFREE, 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 grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.