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Ross-Simons Launches Diamond Microsite  Nov 16, 2006 1:01 AM By Tim Parry

Jewelry cataloger/retailer Ross-Simons has launched a Website that it hopes will be a direct challenge to online diamond sellers Blue Nile and Diamonds.com.

InfoUSA Buys Rubin Response  Nov 13, 2006 7:18 PM By Tim Parry

InfoUSA bought another list firm on Nov. 10: Schaumburg, IL-based Rubin Response Services.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?  Nov 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Tim Parry

Then: Terry SportSkorts debuted as a test spin-off of the Terry Precision Cycling catalog in January 2001. About 105,000 copies of the 24-page book mailed.

Waking the dormant  Nov 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Tim Parry

Looking to grow your active-buyer file? Consider focusing less on prospecting and more on reactivating dormant customers. Targeting inactive customers

Home Depot Drops Two High-End Titles  Nov 01, 2006 9:07 PM By Tim Parry

The Home Depot has dropped two high-end catalogs that it had launched just one year ago. But the big-box retailer has no plans to exit the direct-to-consumer home market.

Brookstone’s Picks Co-ops Over List Rentals  Oct 30, 2006 11:37 PM By Tim Parry

Merrimack, NH-based gifts and gadgets merchandiser Brookstone says it will save “seven figures” a year by turning to the co-ops in lieu of traditional list brokers and managers.

Oxfam America Debuts Online Catalog  Oct 11, 2006 8:47 PM By Tim Parry

Looking to buy someone a cow this holiday season? How about a camel? These are just two of the gifts that can be bought through Boston-based international relief organization Oxfam America’s online catalog

Neiman Marcus: Send a Loved One to Outer Space This Christmas  Oct 05, 2006 3:00 AM By Tim Parry

Your spouse wants a 2001 BMW Individual M6 Convertible for Christmas, though you’d rather send him or her into outer space. But if you don’t get him or her the wheels, you could end up in the doghouse, albeit one that starts at $5,000.

Femail Creations Founder Launches Home-Party Business  Oct 04, 2006 2:55 AM By Tim Parry

Lisa Hammond is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Femail Creations catalog–by launching a home-party business.

Holiday Circulation Numbers On the Rise  Oct 02, 2006 7:28 PM By Tim Parry

‘Tis the season for increasing catalog circulations, according to catalogers and list companies interviewed by MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT for its November 2006 issue.

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