Taming the Beast

| Timothy Van Mieghem

International logistics for direct-to-customer businesses – boosted by the popularity of the Internet – adds many variables and serious risks to inter-country

Alternative Media

| MCM staff

DESANTIS COLLECTION The more than 40,000 buyers from the DeSantis Collection catalog file are now managed through Edith Roman Associates. These buyers

Alternative Media

| MCM staff

THINKTEK TV PRODUCTS Country Marketing now manages the file of 37,000 buyers from ThinkTek. These buyers have purchased general merchandise products featured

The More Things Change

| Lew Waddey

Historically, the direct-to-customer fulfillment industry has tended to view the outsourcing of fulfillment operations as unacceptable. That attitude

Alternative Media

| MCM staff

SIRIUS PRODUCTS TCI Direct is the new manager for the Sirius Products database of active buyers. These more than 650,000 buyers have spent an average

Alternative Media

| MCM staff

MARK, FORE, AND STRIKE The list of buyers from women’s apparel cataloger Mark, Fore, and Strike is now selectable by the home address of Internet buyers.

talking heads

| David L. Ellin

“What is the top fulfillment concern or challenge that e-merchants face?”We don’t look at e-commerce as an industry, we look at it as a sales channel.

soup it up

| John T. Giangrande

Turbocharge your facility with a snag-free systems retrofit What’s certain in this world besides death and taxes (apologies to Benjamin Franklin)? Lack

talking heads

| Steve Banker

“What is the top fulfillment concern or challenge that e-merchants face?”It’s integration. What people are trying to do around fulfillment is to get to