Peter Girard

Fingerhut buys Popular Club

| Peter Girard

On Nov. 3, Minneapolis-based Fingerhut Cos. announced plans to acquire $180 million Garfield, NJ-based Popular Club Plan from J. Crew Group for an undisclosed

Battle of the band suppliers

| Peter Girard

Stan Werbin, owner of Lansing, MI-based Elderly Instruments, remembers when competition among retail and catalog marketers of musical instruments in regional