The names likely to end up in acquirers’ shopping carts include Stove Top, Tang and Hidden Valley.
PulsePoint, a venture capital backed provider of software that automates the buying and selling of advertising, is weighing its strategic options, including a sale.
A plethora of bidders will keep multiples high on natural and organic food companies and activity simmering throughout much of the year.
The teen apparel retailer's improved outlook pushed its shares significantly higher, but the move doesn't tell the whole story.
Baltimore-based Under Armour, the burgeoning maker of athletic wear, has acquired two online-based fitness communities for a total of $560 million.
The company trades at a steep discount, despite continued strong performances by its core Ugg and Teva brands and a healthy balance sheet.
Sprint and Amazon are said to be some that are interested in store locations.
Groupe Belvedere, the third largest spirits company in France, continues a restructuring that began in 2013 that could include a sale of its non-core wholesale business in Poland.
Luxury and apparel companies are facing headwinds as growth slows in key emerging markets.
In Hershey's bid to transform itself into a larger player in the snack food space, the confectioner will acquire gourmet meat snacks brand Krave Jerky.