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Newell Rubbermaid

Newell Rubbermaid Acquires Jarden

Newell Rubbermaid Acquires Jarden

ATLANTA — Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is buying Jarden Corp. for about $13.2 billion in cash and stock, combining brands including Paper Mate, Sunbeam and Yankee Candle. Jarden shareholders will receive, per share, $21 and 0.862 shares of Newell Rubbermaid stock at closing. Based on Newell Rubbermaid’s closing price on December 11, the implied total consideration

GMDC, Nielsen release new GM Hierarchy data

GMDC, Nielsen release new GM Hierarchy data

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Global Market Development Center (GMDC) and Nielsen have refreshed their proprietary GMDC/Nielsen General Merchandise Hierarchy data set. GMDC said Wednesday that the research provides a detailed look at GM category sales and trends in the food and drug channels, as well as across all retail channels. The GM Hierarchy reports data from more than 12,900