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Another week, another acquisition for Catalog Holdings, a subsidiary of Golden Gate Capital. On Nov. 10 the private equity conglomerate completed the recapitalization of Venus Swimwear.
The Hudson Valley Direct Marketing Association’s “Meet the Masters” luncheon on Nov. 8 lived up to its title. A true master, catalog industry veteran Bill End addressed about 70 attendees on a wide number of topics during a question-and-answer session
Four former Lands’ End executives have joined forces to create Fair Indigo, a multichannel apparel company with a socially conscious message. Calling
Lake Champlain Chocolates was scheduled in October to move its packaging, warehousing, and shipping divisions into a building down the street from its
There’s no question that childhood obesity is a growing problem in the U.S.: According to a 2003 study for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every
Postmaster General Jack Potter said on Sept. 20 that he expects the new postal rates to take effect on May 6, 2007. But some observers say that, given
In a move that fulfills its quest to become a billion-dollar family of apparel companies, private equity firm Golden Gate Capital has acquired low-end apparel marketer Haband Co.
The news that online shoes merchant ShoeMall.com dropped its first catalog during the second week in October sounded like another Web pure-play dabbling in print.
New York–Wall Street loves growth. And with e-commerce, there’s plenty of it, according to Safa Rashtchy, managing director/senior research analyst, technology, for Piper Jaffray and Co.
Though Leon Leonwood Bean barely had an eighth grade education, he mastered the golden rule of retailing: Sell good merchandise and treat the customers like human beings, and they will always come back for more.
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