Blackstone to Acquire
Ideal Shopping Direct

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone announce the acquisition of Ideal Shopping Direct (“ISD”), a leading independent multi-channel retailer, from Inflexion.

ISD operates live and pre-recorded channels across all the major UK TV platforms; Sky, Freeview, Virgin Media and Freesat as well as multiple internet sites. Its two principal divisions are Create & Craft and Ideal World. ISD delivers a dynamic shopping experience .....


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    Tggc seems to have morphed into the lounge, while Gems seems to have morphed into Gemporia. Or have they all morphed into something else?
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    It is all a hype over nothing, just my opinion of course but I am not enjoying the lounge or Gemporia. To me, taking channel 656 off air is a step backwards for the company, it's regressive, despite all the crowing about being the fastest growing private business in the UK. Smoke and mirrors yet again I think.

    The Beautiful Darcey Bussell

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