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Flowers Foods Set to Buy Hostess Brands Including Wonder Bread

Flowers Foods is set to buy Hostess bread brands including Wonder bread for $360 million after no other bidder stepped up to make a competing offer. The bankrupt bakery company was set to run an auction on Thursday for the brands, which also include Butternut, Home Pride, Merita and Nature's Pride.

7 Business Battles That Bruised Consumers in 2012

Companies get into fights all the time: in the courts, through their advertising, in contract negotiations with partners, and even with their own workers. To some extent, it's just business as usual -- but when those fights escalate, it's often consumers who feel the pain.