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10 Tips for Recession-era Success  May 09, 2009 2:30 AM By Tim Parry

So how can a multichannel retailer survive the recession? Ken Lane, president of consultancy group Hathaway and Lane, offered up 10 marketing tips for tight times in his May 4 ACCM session in New Orleans.

Live From ACCM: Recession Smacks the Co-ops  May 06, 2009 7:18 AM By Tim Parry

New Orleans

Live From ACCM: Power Forum Panel Says Differentiate To Survive  May 05, 2009 3:15 AM By Tim Parry

New Orleans

Former Vermont Teddy Bear CEO Buys Cycling Catalog  May 02, 2009 12:41 AM By Tim Parry

Elisabeth Robert, former president/CEO of the Vermont Teddy Bear Co., is getting into cycling. Robert announced April 30 that she has acquired a majority interest in sports and apparel merchant Terry Precision Cycling.

No More Direct For Wearguard-Crest  May 01, 2009 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

Food Service and Facilities Management Giant Aramark Corp. will stop selling its WearGuard-Crest work apparel and accessories brand in its catalog and

Names Leaving the Home Market  May 01, 2009 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

The home products catalog market lost 600,000 active names in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to New York-based list brokerage services firm ParadyszMatera.

Paper Wishes Takes On Its Own Fulfillment  Apr 22, 2009 8:41 PM By Tim Parry

Multichannel crafts merchant Paper Wishes in late 2007 thought it would be a good thing to bring its fulfillment closer to home by choosing a nearby outsourcer. But after a disastrous experience with a local third-party provider, the marketer last year decided to take charge its own fulfillment.

Q&A with E-Tailing Group’s Lauren Freedman  Apr 21, 2009 2:44 AM By Tim Parry

E-commerce consultancy E-Tailing Group last week released its Eighth Annual Merchant Survey. What does the survey of some 190 senior e-commerce executives reveal? MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT senior writer Tim Parry caught up with E-Tailing Group president Lauren Freedman to discuss the findings

Talbots Considering Global Sourcing, Importing Firm  Apr 15, 2009 7:42 PM By Tim Parry

The Talbots is looking to get some help in sourcing and importing goods. The struggling women

Talbots Gets More Funding Despite 4Q Sales Tumble  Apr 15, 2009 6:11 AM By Tim Parry

Troubled women

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