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Error by FTC Reveals Whole Foods’ Trade Secrets

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By Christopher S. Rugaber from the Associated Press via Washingtonpost.com:

"Federal regulators inadvertently released dozens of trade secrets in public court documents yesterday as they tried to block Whole Foods Market’s $565 million purchase of Wild Oats Markets.

The Federal Trade Commission documents revealed that Whole Foods plans to close 30 or more Wild Oats stores in competitive markets, a move that the company thinks would nearly double revenue for some Whole Foods stores. "

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