Yankee Candle has been sold. The consumer company Jarden is buying the South Deerfield based candle company for $1.75 billion. Jarden is best known for brands such as Crock-Pot and Mr. Coffee. Yankee Candle’s President and CEO Harlan Kent says the buyout gives the company the resources and scale to strengthen its existing product development and distribution capabilities. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year.
U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.
With economic growth now far more robust than when he took office, Obama finds some measure of solace on the domestic front.
McDonald's line cooks, Burger King cashiers, and other fast-food restaurant workers across the U.S. plan to walk off the job.
This little boy is NOT excited about being a big brother again, but his reaction is priceless.