• April 21, 2010
    By Jeff Inglis

    The Christian Science Monitor Web site has a really interesting post detailing the machinations that may well lead to a Trader Joe's opening here in Portland. Among the questions posed - and, for the most part, answered - are these:

    -Why did the Federal Trade Commission decide first that Trader Joe's was not enough competition to negate anti-monopoly claims about the Whole Foods-Wild Oats merger, but then decide that putting a Trader Joe's into a market affected by that merger would be a good remedy for the resulting monopoly?

    Read More

Related Articles

Boston Phoenix
Beer on a budget: ‘Craft lite,’ and a trip To Trader Joe’s
Published 2/22/2013 by LOU PAPINEAU
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands

Boston Phoenix
Shamayel seeks a little lamb
Published 7/29/2011 by LINDSAY STERLING
And finds it not far from Portland at all

 Friends' Activity   Popular 
All Blogs
Follow the Phoenix
  • newsletter
  • twitter
  • facebook
  • youtube
  • rss
Latest Comments
Search Blogs
Strange Maine - winner, The Best Blog, Portland Phoenix, 2008
Black Bird Legal Collective - A Portland-based legal-activist group
DowneastBlog - You tell us what they think
Local Foodie - Portland-based local-foods blog
Media Nation - A media-watch column by journalism professor and Phoenix contributor Dan Kennedy
Organizing Notes - Comments from Maine peace-and-justice activist Bruce Gagnon
Portland Greens - Updates from Portland's Green Party
Portland on Wikipedia - See what the crowdsourcing crowd is saying
Where There's Wil, There's Always A Way - winner, The Best Blog, Portland Phoenix, 2007
Portland Museum of Art blog -
Have Faith In Worthless Knowledge - The SPACE Gallery blog
Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition - Activists for prisoners' rights
About Town Archives