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'Marketplace' Report: Mars-Wrigley Merge

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'Marketplace' Report: Mars-Wrigley Merge

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'Marketplace' Report: Mars-Wrigley Merge

'Marketplace' Report: Mars-Wrigley Merge

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Mars, the makers of M&M's, has announced a deal to buy the Wrigley chewing gum company for $23 billion. The transaction creates a candy-making giant and could pressure rivals to merge. Alex Chadwick talks with Sam Eaton about the deal.