Kansas City Sweet Sellout: Russell Stover Bid By Lindt For More Than $1.5 Billion
Witness another Kansas City company sellout as the old school money class seems to be taking their profits from this town.
NYT reports a $1.5 BILLION deal in the making: The Swiss maker of Lindt chocolate is closing in on a deal to acquire Russell Stover Candies, the storied American boxed-chocolate maker...
BBC: Lindt to buy US rival Russell Stover in expansion drive
Chicago Tribune: Chocolate maker Lindt makes surprise move on U.S. candy maker Russell Stover
And before so many clueless media types try to churn up a bit of hometown pride for this move . . . Let's remember that it's mostly a play to satisfy the growing demand for chocolate by the Chinese who are now the power players in the emerging luxury product market.
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