The May postal rate hike, coupled with an increase in paper costs, affected no two catalogers the same way. However, it did cause many to trim fall circulation numbers. Click here for first-hand stories from computer cataloger Computer Gear and automorive book Griot’s Garage.
Nine years after buying the business, K+K America sold Conney Safety Products to private equity firm Caxton-Iseman Capital for $48 million.
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Upscale toy merchant FAO Schwarz is easing into retail expansion this month by opening a store-within-a-store in Macys’ downtown Chicago location.
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Caswell-Massey, a multichannel marketer of luxury personal grooming products, has changed hands again. Private equity firm The Equitium Group on Sept. 21 acquired the cataloger/retailer/wholesaler.
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Although FAO Schwarz closed down most of its stores five years ago, the upscale toy retailer is easing back into retail.
Nine years after buying the business, K+K America sold Conney Safety Products to private equity firm Caxton-Iseman Capital for $48 million. GMAC Commercial Finance and BlackRock Kelso Capital Corp. provided financing for the transaction announced Oct. 2.