Executive ARCHIVE

‘Tis the Season to Hire  Aug 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

Even companies forced to make layoffs last year are hiring seasonal workers. Freeport, ME-based L.L. Bean, for instance, eliminated around 500 positions

A Touch of Serendipity  Jul 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Herschell Gordon Lewis

We all know the word finding what we’re not looking for. (If you’re a lexical history buff, you know the origin of the word Horace Walpole’s 18th-century

A Proper Handle on Returns  Jun 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

Delray Beach, FL-based women’s apparel cataloger Boston Proper two years ago developed a software system to help with its biggest inventory management

A System to Tackle Tough DM Tasks  Jun 01, 2004 9:30 PM By Ernie Schell

When the great jazz composer, pianist, and bandleader Duke Ellington wanted to offer the highest praise, he would say that something or someone was beyond

Tips for Taking on the Goliaths  Feb 02, 2004 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Fears that supersellers such as Wal-Mart and, with their mammoth buying power and nearly impossible to beat prices, will make smaller marketers

A Rebounding Economy May Boost Paper Prices  Jan 01, 2004 10:30 PM By Margery Weinstein

U.S. mills that produce coated freesheet are operating at just 84% capacity on average, according to Bedford, MA-based forest industry research group

Abacus Launches in Japan  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Co-op database compiler Abacus on June 30 launched Abacus KK, a wholly owned subsidiary that has launched operations in Japan. The new unit begins with

ACC: The Highlight Reel  Jul 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Sherry Chiger

As I write this, I’m still catching my breath from the 20th Annual Catalog Conference. If you were there as well, you know what a hectic, jam-packed three

After the Lillian Vernon Sale, the Turnaround  Jun 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Paul Miller

When Rye, NY-based gifts and housewares cataloger Lillian Vernon Corp. agreed on April 16 to be sold, Lillianmania swept the New York area. Multiple articles

A Welcome End to a Tough Year  May 01, 2003 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

For many of the consumer catalogers tracked by Catalog Age, the best thing about the fourth quarter of 2002 was that it marked the end of 2002. Pretty

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