BBJ: McCormick’s profit exceeds expectations in 2Q amid increase in at-home cooking

Strength in consumer demand drove the increase. McCormick's consumer sales segment saw sales skyrocket 26% to $962.6 million in the second quarter, compared to $764.1 million in the year-ago quarter as shoppers flooded grocery stores to stock up their pantries.
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BBJ: Legg Mason’s profit grows 29% in fiscal 4Q despite pandemic

Legg Mason Inc. saw its profit increase in fiscal fourth quarter despite the Covid-19 pandemic, which CEO Joseph A. Sullivan said "reinforced the importance" of the company's planned sale to Franklin Templeton.
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