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iRobot, Black & Decker Reach Patent Agreement

iRobot Corp. said it has reached a confidential agreement with Black & Decker regarding a patent infringement suit. In April, the company took legal action against five floor care suppliers, claiming that each of the companies had used its patented technology without permission. 

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Spectrum Brands Fiscal Year Net Sales Grow

Fiscal year net sales at Spectrum Brands were up 7.4% as growth in the company’s hardware and home improvement, pet supplies and home and garden segments offset declines in its global batteries and appliances division, which includes small electrics and personal care products.

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