Whole Foods Has Ample Competition In Market: Judge

Law360, New York (August 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In giving preliminary approval to the merger of the two largest natural food stores in the United States, the judge decided that the stores increasingly face competition from traditional grocery stores in the market for organic goods.

Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia sealed his decision over the Whole Foods Market and Wild Oat Markets merger when it was filed Thursday, but a redacted version was made accessible to the public Tuesday. The ruling gives insight into his...
To view the full article, register now.