October 26, 2014 2:07 AM ET

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Company Overview of Bluestem Brands, Inc.

Company Overview

Bluestem Brands, Inc. operates as a multi-channel retailer of a selection of name brand and private label general merchandise. Its merchandise offerings consist of approximately 30,000 stock keeping units, including housewares, bed and bath products, lawn and garden products, home furnishings, hardware products, electronics, video games, toys and sporting goods, apparel, footwear, cosmetics, fragrances, and jewelry. The company sells its range of life’s necessities and luxuries through Fingerhut and Gettington.com brands to low to middle income consumers. It was formerly known as Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc. and changed its name to Bluestem Brands, Inc. in February 2010. The company was ...

6509 Flying Cloud Drive

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

United States

Founded in 2002

877 Employees





Key Executives for Bluestem Brands, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bluestem Brands, Inc. Key Developments

Bluestem Brands, Inc., Capmark Financial Group Inc. - M&A Call

To discuss Capmark Financial Group Inc. agreement to acquire Bluestem Brands, Inc

Bluestem Brands Hires Lazard To Sell Itself

The owners of Bluestem Brands Inc. have put the retailer on the auction block, according to people familiar with the matter. Bluestem's owners, including Bain Capital Ventures and Battery Ventures, have hired bankers at Lazard Ltd. to sell the company, the people said. Details of the sale process, including who might buy the company and how much it might fetch, couldn't be learned.

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