Kao Corp.'s Andrew Jergens Co., Cincinnati, acquired Bausch & Lomb's skincare business, including Curel and Soft Sense, for $135 million cash plus the assumption of liabilities. Bozell Worldwide, New York, has been the agency on those brands. Jergens uses Deutsch
, New York, and Suissa Miller, Los Angeles.
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