Executive ARCHIVE

A time to sell  May 01, 2000 9:30 PM By Shayn Ferriolo

This month’s questionGiven the rise in mergers and acquisitions, are you thinking about merging or selling your business?Naturally, selling any business

ACQUISITIONS: Lillian Vernon buys Rue de France  Apr 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

After more than 49 years in the catalog business, Rye, NY-based Lillian Vernon Corp. is making its first-ever acquisition. On Feb. 21, the gifts and home

A sporting chance  Mar 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Paul Miller

Just as there’s more than one way to skin a cat, Dallas-based Collegiate Pacific has found that there’s more than one way to grow a business. For the

ACQUISITIONS: GE takes control of Genesis  Feb 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Moira Pascale

Bankruptcy court also approves sale of Carol WrightOn Dec. 17, a Newark, NJ, bankruptcy court gave the sale of Genesis Direct to GEInvestment the green

ACQUISITIONS: SPIEGEL BUYS CW  Feb 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Paul Miller

J. Crew (finally) unloads Clifford & WillsNineteen months after announcing it would try to sell its $74 million Clifford & Wills (CW) women’s apparel

ACQUISITIONS: Amazon gets Back to Basics  Jan 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Moira Pascale

Online superstore Amazon.com has waded a bit deeper into the print catalog pool. On Nov. 30 it acquired Back to Basics, a Herndon, VA-based cataloger

ACQUISITIONS: SPECIALTY FINDS BUYER  Jan 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

Golub Associates takes the $46 million wig cataloger privateOn Dec. 3, less than three weeks after announcing it would discontinue its underperforming

All in the family  Jan 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Charlie Fletcher

This month’s questionWhat are the benefits and drawbacks to working in a family business?It’s said that the family that plays together stays together.

A postal rate hike in 2001 is a rip-off!  Jan 01, 2000 10:30 PM By Mike Muoio

All the hubbub in the mailing industry is currently centered on the “spiritual ritual” known as postal rate making.The tribal leaders and medicine men

ACQUISITIONS: ADDING TO POTPOURRI  Dec 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

CVI purchase doubles Potpourri’s number of titlesThe dictionary defines “potpourri” as a combination of incongruous elements, but multititle catalog mailer






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