Blair Shareholders OK Buyout

Blair Corp. (AMEX: BL) stockholders approved a $42.50 per share buyout by Appleseed's Topco Inc., a portfolio company of Golden Gate Capital. The total transaction is valued at approximately $173.6 million. Blair Corp. is a Warren, Pa.-based catalog and multi-channel direct marketer of women's and men's apparel and home products. www.blair.com