Though Leon Leonwood Bean barely had an eighth grade education, he mastered the golden rule of retailing: Sell good merchandise and treat the customers like human beings, and they will always come back for more.
Gary Comer, who founded apparel and home goods catalog giant Lands’ End, died in Chicago on Oct. 4.
Lisa Hammond is celebrating the 10th anniversary of her Femail Creations catalog–by launching a home-party business.
Starting in July and continuing through January is the
Though legislators and mailers worked past midnight on Saturday night–the session adjourned at 12:25 a.m.– an agreement was not reached on a conference bill that resolved the differences between the Senate (S. 662) and House (H.R. 22) postal reform bills.
(Searchline) FootSmart, a direct retailer of foot and lower-body healthcare products through both catalogs and the Web, found itself in a bind managing its cross-selling opportunities on the product pages of its Website.
Specialty home furnishings cataloger/retailer Storehouse announced last week it is looking for a new strategic partner after its parent company, Rowe Cos., filed for bankruptcy.
‘Tis the season for increasing catalog circulations, according to catalogers and list companies interviewed by MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT for its November 2006 issue.
As the size of the average American home has been creeping upward over the years, so has the size of the 12-month active universe for the home catalogs
San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital Corp. is wasting no time in its quest to build a billion-dollar family of apparel companies.