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Recent advances in warehouse management systems (WMS) and time and attendance (T&A) systems provide many benefits in inventory control, distribution operations, and personnel administration. They also provide an opportunity to obtain files that you can use to comply with certain labor management requirements. But though labor management is a key means of cutting costs and improving service, it is usually given a low priority during implementation of WMS and T&A systems.
Most b-to-b marketers appear to spend 90%-95% of their budget on image, awareness, and sales lead generation programs, and only 5%-10% on database marketing. I think this budgeting approach is dead wrong.
When the Web was introduced years ago, direct marketers were faced with the issue of tracking which channel their customers were coming from
Jim Coogan, president of Santa Fe, NM-based consultancy Catalog Marketing Economics, says that it is worthwhile to pay for those extra selection charges to get the most targeted names available from rental lists. After all, the incremental response from taking the best-of-the-best names from a rental list will pay the extra costs of the selects.
Multititle mailer Delia’s, cataloger/retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, and manufacturer/marketer Cutter & Buck all enjoyed year-over-year sales growth for the quarter
San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital Corp. has made no secret about its intention of building a billion-dollar family of apparel companies. On Sept. 6 it appeared to have reached its goal.
New York-based apparel manufacturer Mink Marketing has launched its first catalog. But the new title, Ella Starr, is something of a direct descendant of the now-defunct Essence by Mail.
Food and consumer goods manufacturer/marketer Sara Lee Corp. has completed its spin-off of its apparel business.
August was yet another difficult month for Sharper Image Corp., as its sales continued to slide, though on a brighter note, the company
Welcome to the second in our two-part series on Internet marketing and communication trends. Here we
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