Sherry Chiger

Wanted: One Glass Slipper

| Sherry Chiger

If the continuing story of Rate Case 2006-1 were a fairy tale, catalogers would be Cinderella and the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) would be the

Postal Rate Case: Get Ready

| Sherry Chiger

Postal Rate Case 2006-1 had yet to be approved as of press time. But regardless of what, if any, additional tweaking is done, we can safely say that it’s

Long Tails and Passing Shows

| Sherry Chiger

When Ronnie Lane died in 1997, Amazon.com sold only books, Google was still the research project of a pair of Ph.D. candidates, and MySpace wasn’t even

Revving up finally

| Sherry Chiger

Catalog Tracker’s mailbox was chock full of consumer books in November. All told, the service of Greenwich, CT-based list services firm Direct Media logged

Holiday highlights

| Sherry Chiger

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), 2006 holiday sales were up 4.4% from 2005. Whether that’s good news or bad depends on what you’d been