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Ankarsrum Ramps Up Production

Ankarsrum, makers of the Assistent Original stand mixer, has reported record U.S. sales for 2020, with a projected 52% increase over the prior year. The company said it is increasing production at its factory in Sweden to meet increasing demand.

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Coravin Launches Online Marketplace

Coravin, Inc. has launched Coravin Marketplace, a one-stop-shop for a wide selection of wine-related offerings. Designed for all wine lovers, offerings include wine tasting experiences, décor, appliances and bar accessories not easily accessible online or in store.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Sells Cost Plus World Market

After spinning off businesses including Personalizationmall.com, One Kings Lane and Christmas Tree Shops, Bed Bath & Beyond has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its remaining non-core banner, Cost Plus World Market, to Kingswood Capital Management, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.

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Placer: Lifestyle Shifts Create Shopping Center Opportunities

Although reconstituting aging malls and shopping centers often centers on restaurants and movie theaters, a new whitepaper from Placer.ai suggests that lifestyle issues that have been ongoing, and getting more attention during the COVID-19 pandemic, could translate into new opportunities for major retail combines.

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Licensing Expo Moves Show Dates To August

The Licensing Expo is moving its show dates, and will take place live and in-person at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas on August 10-12. Accompanying the trade show is an online event, which will be held two weeks later on August 24-25.

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