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Of the 20 publicly traded catalogers and cataloger/retailers tracked by Catalog Age, 75% improved their first-quarter sales over last year’s, while 50%
Wand Partners, a private equity investment firm, on July 6 acquired Foster & Gallagher’s The Popcorn Factory for an undisclosed amount. Lake Forest, IL-based
Getting orders out the door faster is a primary goal of many catalog operations. Streamlining your order picking process can help you achieve that goal.According
For years, Weehawken, NJ-based Hanover Direct was one of the more acquisitive catalog companies in the business, having bought six titles since 1993 alone.
In the catalog business, shrinking margins and increased competition can eat into profits, so every penny counts. Whether it’s shaving a few bucks off
For catalogers looking to boost their Web presence, buying a company for its Internet expertise is cheaper and faster than starting from ground zero.
Playboy Enterprises’ $100 million acquisition of the Spice adult pay-per-view service in March, a year after the deal was first announced, has made the
Shortly after general merchandise cataloger Vermont Country Store mailed its Goods & Wares spin-off in early April, “I began getting calls from people
The catalog industry prides itself on superior customer service, but when it comes to staffing a separate telephone line for service, many catalogers
Because so many consumer marketers reap the majority of their sales during the holiday season, the fourth quarter can be a make-or-break period: Apparel
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