Global consumer products company Jarden Corp. is set to acquire specialty-branded premium scented candle company Yankee Candle Investments for approximately $1.75 billion in cash from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, a private-equity firm.
The acquisition is expected to close in early fourth-quarter 2013 and will expand Jarden's portfolio of consumer brands in niche, seasonal staple categories, also expanding cross-selling opportunities for its global distribution platform.
Oster Professional’s Vibe/O’Baby Combo Kit combines its lightweight Vibe clipper with its petite O’Baby Trimmer. The Vibe features an adjustable Diamox blade (000-1) and has six guide comb attachments and an ergonomic, textured grip and a dual-magnetic field motor. The O’Baby is less than 4 inches long, weighs less than 4 ounces and has a snap-on titanium cutting T-blade and five guide combs. Both come with a cleaning brush, blade oil and guards.
Oster Professional presents The Juice, its latest corded/cordless lithium battery-powered clippers. It has an adjustable, detachable titanium blade with five length settings and six comb guide attachments. Its ergonomic rubberized body houses a quiet, powerful motor that cuts through wet or dry hair. A battery indicator details when it’s time to charge the clipper.
Oster Professional has designated five existing SKUs in its new Made in America campaign as an homage to its factory and workers. The campaign showcases the Rocker Pivot Motor Adjustable Clipper, the Free Rider Adjustable Pivot Motor Clipper, the Vibe Adjustable Magnetic Motor Clipper, the Cool Vibes Professional Magnetic Clipper (shown) and the Deep Vibes Professional Magnetic Clipper.