The 3 best kitchen and bath spots in Mesa

Freda A. Nix
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Shopping for kitchen and bath items?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top kitchen and bath spots around Mesa, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you’re in the market for kitchen and bath.

April is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Mesa area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage customer reviews. Daily spending at Mesa-area retail and wholesale businesses grew to $447,368 for the metro area in April of last year, second only to March with an average of $455,283, and 9% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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There’s A Bath & Body Works Candle For Every Quarantine Mood

Freda A. Nix

As one of life’s little luxuries, lighting a scented candle is an easy way to make your home or studio apartment a more enjoyable place to spend time in self-isolation. Whether you take yours on your coffee table, flickering beside your wine glass during a Zoom happy hour, or on your kitchen counter while you pull out ingredients for your fourth loaf of banana bread, it’s likely that over the past three weeks, you’ve burned down the wick in your go-to jar.

That’s why now is a great time to stock up at everyone’s favorite candle superstore: Bath & Body Works. With tons of scents to choose from — from iconic bestsellers like Eucalyptus + Spearmint to new floral innovations for spring — we’ve broken down a handy list to make your shopping easier: A scented candle for every quarantine mood. To find your perfect scent match, keep

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Bed Bath & Beyond Sells Its Home Decor Subsidiary One Kings Lane

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBY) has sold subsidiary One Kings Lane, the company’s chief executive officer Mark Tritton said in a conference call late Wednesday, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

What Happened

Tritton didn’t disclose the amount for which the home decor company has been sold or the name of the buyer, according to the Journal.

Bed Bath & Beyond had purchased One Kings Lane back in 2014 for a price it said at the time was “nonmaterial.”

The CEO said that the sale of another subsidiary, PersonalizationMall.com, to 1-800-Flowers.com Inc. (NASDAQ: FLWS) is yet to close. Tritton added that the company is doing everything to force 1-800-Flowers.com to close the deal as soon as possible.

The disclosures came following the company’s fourth-quarter earnings report. Bed Bath & Beyond beat analysts’ estimates with earnings per share of 38 cents, ahead of analyst average estimate

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A Former Bed Bath & Beyond Employee Shared How They Fold the Towels, and It’s Surprisingly Simple

Freda A. Nix

@kristinalburn

how to properly fold a towel 🤪 ##fyp ##PlayByPlay

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If you’ve ever wondered how Bed Bath & Beyond and all those home decor stores fold their towels so perfectly, now’s your chance to learn! TikTok user kristinalburn, a former Bed Bath & Beyond employee, recently shared an easy hack for how to get your towels at home to have that classy, professionally folded look. In the quick clip above, she demonstrates the signature folding method, and it’s surprisingly simple. Here’s how she pulls it off – and how you can, too.

  1. Take the towel and lay it out, open, so one of the long sides is closest to you.

  2. Grab the left (short) edge of the towel, and fold it over toward the right (short) edge. But don’t fold it all the way – instead, set the left edge down with about

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