Newell Rubbermaid to Acquire Aprica
By HARRY R. WEBER – ATLANTA — Consumer products maker Newell Rubbermaid said Monday it has agreed to buy a Japanese maker of strollers, car seats and other children's products.
The Atlanta-based company said it is acquiring Osaka, Japan-based Aprica Kassai Inc. for an undisclosed sum...
A U.S. public company will acquire a premium brand of Japanese manufactured goods, albeit a brand with a drastically shrinking domestic market, in what seems an entirely amicable transaction.
Gee ...why don't all these stories end this way?