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Will Whole Foods Boycott Work?

Whole Foods customers well know by now that John Mackey, chief executive of their beloved store, wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal last month taking the radical-to-them stance that "health care is a service that we all need, but just like food and shelter it is best provided through voluntary and mutually beneficial market exchange."

So a boycott has been launched.

Today, The Post's Book World blog -- Short Stack -- enlists guest blogger and consumer expert Lawrence Glickman to weigh in on whether boycotts work or not.

To read Glickman's take on the Whole Foods boycott on Short Stack, click here.

-- Frank Ahrens
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By Frank Ahrens  |  September 2, 2009; 11:53 AM ET
Categories:  The Ticker  | Tags: Book World, John Mackey, Whole Foods  
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