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  • Among the suitors reportedly lining up and making bids for Dunkin’ Donuts, which was put on the sales block earlier this year by Allied Domecq: a consortium made up of Thomas H. Lee Partners, Bain Capital and the Carlyle Group; the Texas Pacific Group; and the Blackstone Group.

  • Costco reportedly is considering making a deal that would have it selling magazines at the front end of its stores throughout the US.

KC's View:
Hope they’re at the front end. Give us something to read while we’re on all those long lines.