It’s never to soon to start thinking about the all-important holiday season. Before the gift-buying frenzy typically gets under way, customers are stocking
The cover of a print catalog says: 2004/2005 / Columbia, Snake and Willamette River Cruises / Aboard Authentic SternWheeler / Along The Lewis& Clark Route.
The days of multichannel marketing as an independent business discipline, dominated by just a few tech-savvy marketers, are over. Successful direct marketers
In keeping with the move toward multichannel marketing, many catalogers are converting their house files into customer marketing databases, says Arthur Middleton Hughes, vice president/solutions architect for Richardson, TX-based database marketing firm KnowledgeBase Marketing. Some are using advanced techniques to increase customer response, retention, and cross-sells. In return they are seeing increased rates of retention and increased order sizes.
Will The Garnet Hill Hour be sandwiched between Rug Gallery and Gold Wardrobing on cable-TV shopping network HSN’s prime-time schedule? Perhaps, once
Nowhere is the effect of the Internet on the industry clearer than when looking at how orders are received. The respondents to this year’s Catalog Age
Sharper Image Corp. has had a great run: For nine of the 10 past years, the San Francisco-based manufacturer/marketer of high-tech gifts enjoyed sales
This year’s Order Management Software Review includes grades and ranks for each major software function from the vendors’ own perspective, giving you
So many media, so little time (and money): That seems to be the mantra of multichannel marketers. In deciding which media will provide the greatest return on investment,
Mergers and acquisitions activity within the direct marketing industry was at a record high last year, according to New York-based investment banking firm Petsky Prunier. The firm tallied 550 transactions in 2004 among direct marketing, marketing service, and marketing technology companies