According to the National Retail Federation, approximately 188.5 million people will watch the New England Patriots face the Philadelphia Eagles in Tom Brady’s eighth Super Bowl appearance. At $81.17 per person, the $15.3 billion is 8.5% above last year’s $14.1 billion.
Marine Harvest, the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon, announced yesterday that it had entered a share purchase agreement to acquire Northern Harvest, a leading Canadian salmon farmer.
Conagra Brands (NYSE: CAG) issued results today for its second quarter ended November 26th, 2017.
After posting a decline of 3% in company-owned, same-store sales in the 52 weeks ended October 1, 2017, and a system-wide decrease of 1.4% in same-store sales, Jack in the Box (NASDAQ: JACK) has agreed to sell its Qdoba Restaurant Corporation subsidiary to Apollo Global Management (NYSE: APO) for $305 million in cash.
On Monday, Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) confirmed recent speculation by acquiring Snyder’s-Lance (NASDAQ: LNCE) for $50 per share in cash, representing a 27% premium to Snyder’s-Lance’s closing price on December 13th and an enterprise value of approximately $6.1 billion.
Calavo Growers (NASDAQ: CVGW) reported fourth quarter and fiscal-year earnings for the periods ended October 31, 2017.