Whole Foods plans to sell 13 stores in settlement it offered FT...

There are 2 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Mar 6, 2009, titled Whole Foods plans to sell 13 stores in settlement it offered FT.... In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

Whole Foods Market Inc. will sell 13 stores to resolve the Federal Trade Commission's challenge of its $565 million purchase of Wild Oats Markets , the company said Friday.

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No justice here

West Hartford, CT

#1 Mar 6, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission is forcing them to sell or closes stores because they have a natural foods monopoly. What does that mean? Did the owners of whole Foods piss off someone who knows a congressman?

“Illegitimi non carborundum”

Since: Jan 09

Scenic Manitowoc County WI

#2 Mar 7, 2009
Brilliant!
In today's economy a business is expanding and creating more jobs - so the federal government forces it to close 13 locations.
Absolutely brilliant.

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