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Increasing oil prices, upward wage pressures, higher interest rates, the rising yuan the effects of expanding inflation are impossible to avoid. But what
There’s been a fair amount of tumult within the list industry recently. But neither consolidation among providers
With 14.5 million 12-month buyers available for rental or exchange during the first quarter of 2006, mixed-gender apparel catalogs those selling clothes
Almost every cataloger loses money acquiring customers, and makes money mailing to customers. So it
Loyalty programs can be your key to high conversion rates. People like to be appreciated for their patronage
One of the first steps in a contribution analysis is to combine information from your profit and loss statement with the end-of-season key code report you run from your mail order processing system. The number you need to derive from your P&L is what is commonly called the contribution margin (contribution to overhead or fixed operating expenses and profit).
Nearly 7,500 direct marketers from 53 countries gathered in London May 9-11 for the International Direct Marketing Fair (IDMF) and Internet World show. For the first time, the two shows were presented concurrently at Earls Court Exhibition Center.
Failing to adequately differentiate your customer base will hinder your company’s database marketing efforts, says Jeff Hassemer, director of product strategy at the data management solutions division of marketing solutions provider Abacus.
When it comes to defining data for identity theft bills, the Direct Marketing Association says lawmakers on Capital Hill aren’t on the same page. Which is why John Greco, president/CEO of the DMA, says his group needs to help lawmakers understand what is and what isn’t data that would cause a security breech.
Most marketers understand that their merchandise is what sets them apart from the competition. But as finding new product becomes increasingly challenging,