WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market last week pleaded with competitors for their help in defending its marriage to Wild Oats Markets from federal antitrust regulators determined to break it up. The Federal Trade Commission asked a judge last week to unravel the combination of Whole Foods and Wild Oats, including rebranding of stores to their former banner and the appointment of a new management team to lead the company as a separate retailer while the legal disputes over the merger are ...
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