WASHINGTON — Whole Foods Market last week offered to settle the government's antitrust investigation of its 2007 acquisition of Wild Oats Markets. The terms of the company's proposal to the Federal Trade Commission were not disclosed. The FTC suspended its administrative case against the retailer for five days, beginning last Thursday, to allow the two sides to discuss a possible settlement. Andrew Wolf, an analyst with BB&T Capital Markets, Richmond, Va., said he believes Whole Foods ...
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