A&E Spins Off Two Titles

| Mark Del Franco

New York– A&E Television Networks is hoping it has a hit on its hands with two catalog spin-offs. The cable-TV company spun off the Biography and History

ACQUISITIONS

| Shayn Ferriolo

Spices Etc. gets Mo Hotta Jim Kelley and his son, Jimmy Kelley Jr., wanted to add some heat to their Savannah, GA-based Spices Etc. catalog business.

A time to sell

| 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

A sporting chance

| 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: SPIEGEL BUYS CW

| 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