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wild oats

The youthful rebelliousness or promiscuity that one partakes in before settling down. Most commonly used in the phrase "sow (one's) wild oats." Bill and I had to break up because I was looking to get married, and he just wanted to sow his wild oats! You can't sow your wild oats forever! Soon, you'll want a wife and a house, and you'll regret the things you're doing now.
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Wild Oats products share that commitment, and all Wild Oats brand products available at Fresh & Easy stores are free from 125 ingredients that will not be permitted in the line, including no artificial sweeteners, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives, hydrogenated fats, synthetic hormones or antibiotics.
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Whole Foods and Wild Oats are each other's closest competitors in premium natural and organic supermarkets, and are engaged in intense head-to-head competition in markets across the country," said Jeffrey Schmidt, director of the FTC's Bureau of Competition.
Wild Oats will close its store at 2580 Willakenzie Road on Jan.
Indeed, investors in both Wild Oats and Whole Foods are hoping that their stocks can bring home the non-fat tofu bacon.
Proceeds raised from the sale of Natural Touch products at participating Wild Oats Markets during the period of September 6-12 helped fund the tree-planting donation.
It doesn't take into account any yield loss from leaving over-wintered wild oats in the crop.
Right now, the freshest produce from area farmers is in season, which allows us to ramp up our efforts to educate consumers about the importance of selecting local products," said Don Harris, vice president of produce for Wild Oats Markets.
According to the depositary for the offer, a total of 25,175,997 shares of common stock of Wild Oats Markets were tendered and not withdrawn prior to the expiration of the offer, excluding an additional 3,795,973 shares subject to guaranteed delivery.
Tuitele said Wild Oats would like to find another south Eugene location for a larger store, but she acknowledged that company-hired real estate brokers have not identified a new site and that such commercial land in that area is rare.
On February 21, 2007, Whole Foods Market and Wild Oats Markets entered into a merger agreement pursuant to which Whole Foods Market commenced a tender offer to purchase all the outstanding shares of Wild Oats Markets at a purchase price of $18.
Whole Foods Market's tender offer to purchase outstanding shares of common stock of Wild Oats expires Monday, August 27, 2007, at 5:00 p.
Last October, the Oasis store on Willamette Street in south Eugene finally got a Wild Oats Market sign, four years after the Boulder-based company of the same name bought Oasis from its Eugene founders.