FTC Asks Judge To Rename Former Wild Oats Stores

Law360, New York (January 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- In the latest twist in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's efforts to undo the 2007 merger of Whole Foods Market Inc. and Wild Oats Markets Inc., the FTC has asked a federal judge to order that all former Wild Oats stores that have been renamed since the merger revert to their former name.

The FTC made the request in court documents on Monday, after Judge Paul L. Friedman of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia asked for details last week on the relief...
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