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A week after list firm Rubin Response Services was purchased by Omaha-based conglomerate infoUSA and folded into its Walter Karl subsidiary, it was business as usual for the newly-purchased firm.
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 bought another list firm on Nov. 10: Schaumburg, IL-based Rubin Response Services.
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.
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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.
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.
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
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.
Lisa Hammond is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Femail Creations catalog–by launching a home-party business.