May 24, 2006




InfoUSA to Acquire Mokrynskidirect

The consolidation in the list industry continues. Six months after buying Peterborough, NH-based list firm Millard Group, Omaha, NE-based InfoUSA is at it again: On May 24, InfoUSA signed a definitive agreement to purchase Hackensack, NJ-based list services company Mokrynskidirect. The …

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May 24, 2006




Dover Saddlery to Acquire Dominion Saddlery

Equestrian products marketer Dover Saddlery is on a full gallop toward retail expansion. The Littleton, MA-based merchant and Chantilly, VA-based equestrian products retailer Dominion Saddlery have signed a nonbinding agreement for Dover to acquire Dominion’s four stores in Maryland …

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February 23, 2006




Golf Galaxy to Acquire GolfWorks

Cataloger/retailer the GolfWorks has agreed to be acquired by rival Golf Galaxy. Eden Prairie, MN-based Golf Galaxy will pay approximately $4 million in cash and 150,000 shares of stocks valued at approximately $4.5 million.
The acquisition is expected to close in early …

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February 5, 2006




Redcats USA Looking to Acquire More Titles

Although its U.S. spokespeople declined comment, Paris-based retailer Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR) is said to be interested in adding to its line of catalogs for its Redcats USA division.
Redcats USA has 10 catalog titles, including apparel books Chadwick’s of Boston and …

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December 21, 2005




Multichannel Retailers Acquire, Divest at Brisk Pace

Now that multichannel retailing is well established, merger and acquisition activity is picking up markedly in the sector. According to Petsky Prunier LLC, an investment bank specializing in direct marketing deals, for the first nine months of 2005, M&As among …

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November 13, 2005




PFSweb to Acquire eCost.com

Plano, TX-based PFSweb hopes to go beyond offering e-commerce solutions for online merchants to becoming an online merchant: It has agreed to buy online discount retailer eCost.com in a stock transaction valued at more than $29 million, pending shareholder approval.

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October 7, 2005




R.R. Donnelley to Acquire Spencer Press

Chicago-based printing and delivery services provider R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Wells, ME-based printer Spencer Press. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter. In addition to catalogs, Spencer Press prints …

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August 1, 2005




Gaiam to acquire Good Times Entertainment

A day after Good Times Entertainment filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection in the Southern District of New York on July 11, $96.7 million Broomfield, CO-based manufacturer/marketer Gaiam signed a definitive agreement to acquire the New York-based video and DVD company for $40 …

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April 17, 2005




Trio of Buyers to Acquire Brookstone

Merrimack, NH-based gadgets and gifts cataloger/retailer Brookstone, which mails the Gardener’s Eden, Hard-to-Find Tools, and Brookstone catalogs, announced on April 15 that it has signed a definitive agreement to be sold.
Buying the $499 million company is a consortium consisting …

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March 23, 2005




Airgas to Acquire Kanox

Radnor, PA-based medical and industrial welding metals conglomerate Airgas signed a letter of intent to acquire Hutchinson, KS-based Kanox, a distributor of packaged gases and welding hard goods. Airgas, which already owns 25% of Kanox’s outstanding stock, will buy the remaining …

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