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• The Chicago Tribune reports that Mondelez International has announced " agreement to buy the license to make and distribute Cadbury biscuits from U.K.-based Burton's Biscuit Co ... The cookies will continue to be manufactured in Burton's factories under a co-manufacturing agreement, the release said."

Terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, were not disclosed.

• Dollar General last week announced that it has opened its 13,000th store - in Birmingham, Alabama - and it said the store is just one of 900 planned new stores in 2016 in the 43 states it serves.
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