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Schick Parent Abandons Harry’s Purchase

Schick razor’s parent, Edgewell Personal Care, abandoned its proposed $1.37 billion purchase of razor startup Harry’s in the face of opposition from the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC last week said it planned to sue to block the deal, alleging it would hurt competition in the razor market. Harry’s sells cut-price razors to consumers directly. The FTC noted last week that the startup was a...

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