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Bed Bath & Beyond Is Selling Its Christmas Tree Shops as It Prunes Assets

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The company has introduced same-day shipping to complement its other omnichannel offerings such as click-and-collect services.


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Bed Bath & Beyond

stock was jumping Wednesday morning following news that the home-goods retailer is selling some noncore assets, including its Christmas Tree Shop chain.

The company said late Tuesday it was also selling its Massachusetts-based distributor, its institutional Linen Holdings business, and a distribution center in New Jersey. The company said it expected to generate about $250 million from the deal.

Bed Bath & Beyond (ticker: BBBY) is in the midst of a turnaround, prompted by years of poor management. Last year, activist investors got involved, prompting management changes and other moves. Still, even with consumers spending more on their homes during the Covid-19 crisis, the company had seen little benefit.

More recently the picture has started to brighten. The company introduced same-day shipping to complement its

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Bed Bath & Beyond to sell Florence facility, Christmas Tree Shops

FLORENCE – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has agreed to sell a distribution center here as part of a plan to raise money through the sale of assets.

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The troubled retailer on Wednesday also announced separate deals to shed its chain of Christmas Tree Shops and an institutional linen business.

The value of each transaction was not disclosed, but BB&B said it expects to generate about $250 million through the transactions.

The sales are intended to bolster the struggling firm’s finances and build shareholder value, said the Union-based company.

BB&B earlier this month reported a first-half net loss of $509.8 million for the six months ended Aug. 29. That compared to an $84.3 million deficit in the same period of 2019.



a car parked on the side of a building: Bed Bath & Beyond is introducing contactless shopping Friday at its Cherry Hill store off Route 70 and at a Deptford store.


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Bed Bath & Beyond is introducing contactless shopping Friday at its Cherry Hill store off Route 70 and at a

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Bed Bath & Beyond Selling Christmas Tree Shops Brand and 2 Other Assets For $250 Million

In the latest in a series of divestments this year, Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is selling several of its assets. The company announced on Tuesday that it has reached agreements to unload its Christmas Tree Shops retail brand, its Linen Holdings unit, and a New Jersey distribution center. All told, these sales should bring in roughly $250 million for the specialty retailer.

The buyer in the most significant divestment, that of Christmas Tree Shops, is privately held Handil Holdings. It will receive all 80 outlets of the holiday retailer store. Part of the deal between the two companies is a transition service agreement that will kick in at the close of the transaction and “help ensure business continuity, particularly during the upcoming holiday season,” according to Bed Bath & Beyond.

A bathtub full of money.

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The counterparty in the Linen Holdings sale is private equity firm Lion Equity Partners, which

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Bed Bath & Beyond To Sell Christmas Tree Shops, Linen Holdings And Florence Distribution Center

(RTTNews) – Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY) Tuesday said it has entered into separate agreements to sell its Christmas Tree Shops retail banner, its institutional Linen Holdings business, and a distribution center located in Florence, New Jersey.

The company expects to generate a total of about $250 million in aggregate from the monetization of these assets as it continues to optimize its portfolio, potentially including the sale of additional non-core assets, to further increase its financial strength and enhance shareholder value.

CEO Mark Tritton said, “Today’s announcement builds on the purposeful steps we have made throughout the year to simplify our portfolio, unlock capital and create clear strategic focus to accelerate our plans to build our authority in the Home, Baby, Beauty and Wellness markets.”

Bed Bath & Beyond will sell Christmas Tree Shops to Handil Holdings, LLC. The purchase agreement includes all 80 brick-and-mortar Christmas Tree Shop locations

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Mrs Hinch shows off massive Home Bargains haul with alphabet bath fizzers & Christmas tree decorations for just 99p each

IF you’re a part of the Hinch army, you’ll know that, like us, Mrs Hinch is a massive fan of Home Bargains.

So it’s not surprising that the cleaning guru, 30, recently stocked up on a heap of goodies after visiting the purse-friendly store – proving it’s never too early to make a start on Christmas.

Mrs Hinch, 30, showed off her Home Bargains haul on Instagram

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Mrs Hinch, 30, showed off her Home Bargains haul on InstagramCredit: Refer to Caption

The Essex based mum has been extremely busy this week promoting her new book This Is Me, but the social media star still made time for a sneaky shop.

Mrs Hinch, whose real name is Sophie Hinchcliffe, detailed her “Hinch Haul” on Instagram, sharing her new buys with her 3.7 million followers.

Among her new buys was an alphabet bath fizzer which she admitted to buying for her niece.

The bath fizzer is in the shape of a

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