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Trends | Homemade for The Holidays | Dec 2013

Shaw Living: Holiday accent rugs from Shaw include Dashing Thru the Night, made of nylon in Georgia. It measures 2’7” by 3’10”. shawfloors.com

It’s time to celebrate the holidays, and what better way to do so than with home decor made in the U.S.? Consumers prefer to buy American-made products if possible, research has shown, so the momentum for this category continues to grow. Here are a few items that will help make merry this season.—by Andrea LilloMore »

Jarden Finalizes Yankee Candle Acquisition

Jarden Corpration

RYE, N.Y.-Jarden Corp. has completed its acquisition of Yankee Candle from a fund managed by Madison Dearborn Partners, a private equity firm. The purchase price was about $1.75 billion in cash, which is subject to final working capital and other adjustments. James Lillie, Jarden’s CEO, said Yankee Candle would become part of the Jarden’s BrandedMore »

Yankee Debuts College Candles

Yankee Collegiate Candles

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass.–The Yankee Candle Company has come out with a line of collegiate candles, the result of a license agreement with Collegiate Licensing Company, an affiliate of IMG College. The co-branded Fan Candle Collegiate Collection debuted last month and includes 23 schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Boston College, Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, LSU,More »

Yankee Candle Cuts Loss in Q2

Yankee Candle

SOUTH DEERFIELD, Mass.-Increased sales from its three operating segments helped Yankee Candle reduce its second-quarter net loss to $4.9 million, compared to the $13.5 million net loss reported in its second quarter of last year. Overall net sales in the quarter, which ended on June 29, were up 7.1 percent to $155.7 million. Net salesMore »