Geerlings & Wade acquired

| Mark Del Franco

On Sept. 28, holding company Liquid Holdings purchased $34.7 million wine marketer Geerlings & Wade for $40 million. The privately held Liquid Holdings,

Burpee acquires Heronswood Nursery

| Moira Cotlier

Burpee, the nearly 125-year-old Warminster, PA-based plant and seed cataloger/retailer, acquired Kingston, WA-based Heronswood Nursery Ltd. on June 28.

Rush Enterprises acquires Smith Bros.

| MCM staff

You might ask why a holding company with sales of more than $800 million would be interested in buying a specialty cataloger/retailer with approximate

Collegiate Pacific Acquires Equipmart

| MCM staff

Dallas–Sports equipment marketer Collegiate Pacific (AMEX: BOO) has completed its acquisition of the assets of Katy, TX-based Equipmart, which designs

Fashionmall.com Acquires Three Websites

| MCM staff

New York–Virtual shopping mall FashionMall.com has completed three acquisitions of Web operations and intellectual property assets during the last three

Alloy Acquires Carnegie Communications

| MCM staff

New York–Teen apparel and accessories cataloger Alloy has acquired Carnegie Communications, a publisher of college admissions resources. Under the terms

EVineyard Acquires Wine.com

| MCM staff

Portland, OR–Online wine seller eVineyard has acquired struggling competitor Wine.com. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Included in the acquisition