JDS Marketing & Sales:
JDS Marketing & Sales, based in Minneapolis, is a leading e-commerce retailer and wholesaler of personalized gifts for weddings, birthdays, holidays and special occasions. The Company goes to market through its direct-to-consumer sites A Gift Personalized and GroomsShop, Amazon and Etsy storefronts, and wholesale through a variety of top wedding and gift retailers. Products include a selection of over 6,000 SKUs of barware, travel accessories, home décor, and other gift items personalized with diamond engraving, laser etching, screen and direct-to-garment printing, and embroidery.
Traverse Pointe Partners:
Traverse Pointe Partners, based in Chicago, is a private equity firm focused on control investments at the lower end of the middle market. The firm targets the sectors of manufacturing, business services, healthcare and distribution. JDS marks the third platform in its portfolio.