Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Whole Foods offers settlement to FTC

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

The supermarket chain has proposed a consent agreement to the Federal Trade Commission to settle the antitrust case against Whole Foods' 2007 acquisition of Wild Oats Markets. FTC reports Jan. 29 that it is withdrawing the matter from adjudication to consider the proposed settlement until Feb. 5, when the agency will announce whether it will proceed with an administrative trial scheduled for April 6. FTC and Whole Foods declined to disclose details of the non-public settlement offer. On Jan. 15, Whole Foods re-filed a complaint in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit charging that FTC's administrative trial deprives the Austin, Texas-based company of its due process and equal protection rights (1"The Tan Sheet" Dec. 15, 2008, In Brief)
Advertisement
Advertisement

Related Content

Topics

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS102571

Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel