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Add-a-Name Works for Brookstone  May 28, 2008 1:59 AM By Tim Parry

If you could mail one more book into a postal zone, and you have a prospect who may be the right target, and the process is going to save you money at the post office, would you go for it? Of course you would. See how it’s working for Brookstone, and how the gadgets merchant is benefiting

Live from ACCM: Get Your Catalog Covered  May 20, 2008 9:01 PM By Tim Parry

Orlando, FL–Just how important is the cover art to the success of a catalog drop? It could very well determine if a customer even opens it.

No More Bloomingdale’s By Mail  May 15, 2008 7:25 PM By Tim Parry

Thirty years after it launched the book to target affluent customers nationwide, Bloomingdale’s is discontinuing its Bloomingdale

Godiva Goes Mobile  May 09, 2008 2:44 AM By Tim Parry

Godiva Chocolatier has a new flavor: Blackberry. The multichannel food and gift merchant has added a mobile channel to enable BlackBerry smartphone users to make purchases on the go.

Bare Necessities Launches Catalog  May 08, 2008 7:14 PM By Tim Parry

Online intimate apparel merchant Bare Necessities has launched its first-ever print catalog, with an at-home date of May 14.

Don’t Give Up on Co-registration  May 06, 2008 12:28 AM By Tim Parry

Looking to get a boost from your e-mail marketing without renting lists? Maybe it’s time to revisit co-registration

Live from Direct Media Co-op: Debunking Do-Not-Mail Myths  May 02, 2008 3:33 AM By Tim Parry

White Plains, NY–With 11 states introducing do-not-mail legislation this year, and services like Catalog Choice scaring consumers into opting out of mailings, the Direct Marketing Association is ramping up its message to marketers and legislators.

Fewer February books received  May 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

Consumer spending was down in February, and so was the number of catalogs in the mail. Catalog Tracker, a service of Greenwich, CT-based list firm Direct

Sears Eyes Teen Girls with Prom Site  May 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

Ask a high-school-age girl where she wants to buy her prom gown, and in all probability she’s not going to answer But the multichannel general merchant

Sale or sink for Red Envelope  May 01, 2008 9:30 PM By Tim Parry

Red Envelope warned in February that it had only enough money to operate the business through June. But at press time it was looking like the gifts cataloger

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