Predicting that next purchase

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You’ve just purchased a Bonnie Raitt CD from online music seller CDnow. Immediately, the Website analyzes your needs, using information about other customers’

New book speaks to Hispanics

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Nearly 29 million Hispanic consumers live in the U.S., and they have an estimated $350 billion to spend, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. By 2010,

listings

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NEW LISTS POLITICAL DONORS Conrad Direct now offers a list of Heritage Foundation donors. These 153,938 conservative political donors are predominantly

Give peace a chance

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Some of the ugliest meetings I’ve ever attended have included managers from the retail promotions and the catalog circulation departments. They’re like

Look, Ma, no losses!

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The song remained the same for most computer and business-to-business catalogers during the third quarter of 1998, but at least it was a happy tune: continued

At deadline

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FINGERHUT CONTINUES ITS SPENDING SPREE In one week, general merchandise cataloger Fingerhut Cos. acquired a $100 million-plus cataloger and equity interests

FedEx strike threat postponed

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Although the FedEx Pilots Association (FPA) promised not to strike during the ’98 holiday season, catalogers shouldn’t rest easy quite yet. As of early

Catalogers sing UPS blues

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Multititle cataloger Knight’s Ltd. has been a United Parcel Service customer for 20 years. But now St. Louis-based Knight’s is considering ending its