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PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;8/1/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an update on grocery trade in the U.S. as of August 2007. An analyst from Bear Stearns states that the case of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against the proposed merger of Whole Foods Market Inc. and Wild Oats Markets Inc. has become stronger. It mentions that Meijer Inc. is re-evaluating the leadership structure at its 179 stores to ensure employees are doing the jobs that best suit their skills.
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