Openings, Closings, Mergers and Acquisitions
- ConAgra Foods, Inc. divested JM Swank, selling the food ingredient distributor to Platinum Equity. Also, the Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings brand was sold to Givaudan.
- Brunswick, builder of boats, boat engines, and boating accessories has acquired Thunder Jet, a designer and builder of heavy-gauge aluminum boats.
- After filing Chapter 11 in June, book, music, and movie retailer Hastings has announced it is liquidating all of its assets; all 126 locations will be closed by October 31st.