Storehouse Sale Pending

| MCM staff

Specialty home furnishings cataloger/retailer Storehouse announced last week it is looking for a new strategic partner after its parent company, Rowe Cos., filed for bankruptcy.

The Ella Starr catalog is born

| Tim Parry

New York-based apparel manufacturer Mink Marketing has launched Ella Starr, its first catalog and e-commerce site, targeting African-American and Hispanic

Entertaining a redo

| MCM staff

Selling fine linens and tableware, Gracious Style aims to help consumers entertain with elegance and flair. The Los Angeles-based merchant graciously

Big on promos, low on volume

| Sherry Chiger

Forget the lazy days of summer. Consumer catalogers in July were hard at work trying to entice shoppers by ramping up their promotions, judging by the

Enough blame for everyone

| Sherry Chiger

If only the U.S. Postal Service could use some of the marketing industry’s top talent to promote its pending rate case: Now with more sortation levels!

Home, sweet home catalogs

| Sherry Chiger

As the size of the average American home has been creeping upward over the years, so has the size of the 12-month active universe for the home catalogs

Golden Gate gobbles another

| Jim Tierney

San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital Corp. is wasting no time in its quest to build a billion-dollar family of apparel companies.