Blair Corp (BL:US) was
acquired by Golden Gate Capital Corp a
private company. Golden Gate Capital Corporation is a private equity
firm. The Firm makes investments in a variety of industries including software,
restaurants, financial services and business and information services.
October 2013 Summary: Blair is one
of America's largest direct marketing mail order retailers, selling clothing
and household goods. Originally founded in 1910 as New Process Company by
John Leo Blair, the company has celebrated its 100th year in business. Blair
is headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania, and has warehousing and distribution
operations in nearby Irvine, Pennsylvania, as well as call centers in Erie,
PA and Franklin, PA. The company is well known for its retail catalogs,
which are sent to millions of customers in the United States.
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