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Cambridge, MA–The New England Mail Order Association (NEMOA) spring conference is usually a relaxed, happy event. This year, though, the conference opened on a serious tone, as attendees discussed ways to mitigate the postal rate hikes
It’s the same message the Direct Marketing Association has often delivered to its List and Database Council membership, but one Markus Wilhelm says bears repeating.
If mailers do not comply with the DMA’s mailing guidelines, the industry will face further regulation.
Amazon.com says it is thinking outside the box, both figuratively and literally, when it comes to insert media.
The Seattle-based online behemoth said it has added insert opportunities such as on-the-box advertising as an option for marketers willing to ride along with Amazon, which ships about 80 million packages a year in the U.S.
Plow & Hearth will likely phase out its recently launched Madison Place spin-off title by the end of parent company 1-800-Flowers.com
With the increase in paperless statements, are credit card statement stuffers in danger of being endangered as an insert media prospecting option?
In advance of the pending postal rate increase, Merrimack, NH-based gifts and gadgets cataloger/retailer Brookstone has merged its Hard-to-Find Tools and Brookstone catalogs into one book
Pet products merchant PetSmart is exploring strategic opportunities for its State Line Tack direct business.
Atlanta-based Home Depot is testing a store-within-a-store concept with its Home Decorators Collection catalog. Spokesperson Jen Neimi says the test concept
In an industry infamous for high turnover rates and seasonal staffing, retailers continually face the challenge of hiring and retaining store employees.
The Internet has led to new ways of obtaining marketing data about customers, but old-school methods still work well too. In fact, best practices in capturing information usually require using a combination of strategies to maximize completeness and recency of data, says Scott Cone, vice president/client leader of Lanham, MD-based database marketing company Merkle. Here’s advice from experts on how to effectively gather information and flesh out the data you have.