Marketing ARCHIVE

Critical issues and trends  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Sherry Chiger

At first glance, the financial picture for the respondents to Multichannel Merchant’s Benchmark Survey on Critical Issues and Trends looks rosy. Seventy-one

R.R. Donnelley’s DOMINATION  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Jim Tierney

The Oct. 31 announcement that printer R.R. Donnelley & Sons had agreed to acquire competitor Banta Corp. had some industry watchers unsure whether to

Fingerhut finds its way to Today’s Home  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Heather Retzlaff

Fingerhut introduced Today’s Home, a ” home furnishings and housewares catalog in September.

A peek under the covers  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Herschell Gordon Lewis

Have you noticed a peculiar mini-movement among some catalogs: a cover illustration totally unrelated to what’s for sale inside? Hmmm. Trying to analyze

Insert Media: Not Just an Alternative  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Tim Parry

It wasn’t too long ago that insert media were viewed as the red-headed stepsister of prospecting tools. Most catalogers considered package inserts and

Growth spurt for kids’ market  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Sherry Chiger

The baby boomers are all grown up, but that’s not stopping them and their offspring from buying children’s merchandise via mail. According to New York-based

Waiting with an open mailbox  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Sherry Chiger

Surveys and studies consistently show that print catalogs are one of the most effective ways of driving Web sales. But judging from the Catalog Tracker

Smith & Hawken’s retail renaissance  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Jim Tierney

Outdoor sporting goods merchants Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s aren’t the only marketers creating destination superstores. Smith & Hawken, a cataloger/retailer

The Experience Equation  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Lois Boyle

Do you remember the last time you really enjoyed an in-store shopping experience? Most likely the store sold items that held your interest, fulfilled

Big Deal: Eddie Bauer and Golden Gate  Dec 01, 2006 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Golden Gate Capital and Sun Capital on Nov. 13 agreed to buy $1.75 billion cataloger/retailer Eddie Bauer for $614 million

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