The U.S. Senate passed S. 1789 by a 62-37 vote yesterday, but the USPS said the bill, which is supposed to enable the U.S. Postal Service to return to financial viability, does nothing to help the agency.
Amazon.com’s launch of its business-to-business marketplace has the potential to alter the landscape for b-to-b merchants. But while some industry experts see the launch of AmazonSupply.com as an all-out game-changer for b-to-b merchants, others see Amazon’s entry as an added plus for b-to-b sellers.
The editors of Multichannel Merchant are in the midst of gathering information for their annual Outlook Survey, which delves into the core areas of our business: ecommerce, catalogs, operations and fulfillment and general marketing. Can you please spare 5 minutes to help us with our research?
Christian Feuer is the new president and CEo at Specialty Catalog Corp.
According to a new survey from Catalog Spree, 89.8% of respondents indicated that they would opt out of receiving some or all of their paper catalogs in the mail if they were available digitally.
Returns-management system provider Newgistics announced Monday it now offers delivery and returns services to and from the United States and Canada for U.S.-based retailers, brands and ecommerce merchants.
Catalogs are no longer just direct-selling tools: They drive web and store traffic, are a channel between technologies and, perhaps most important, communicate and build brand.
Our roundtable participants were Chris Bradley, CEO of Cuddledown; Paal Gisholt, CEO of SmartPak; Guy van Rooyen, president of Donna Salyers Fabulous Furs; Susan Landay, president and CEO of Trainers Warehouse; Matt Glerum, president of TravelSmith Outfitters; Phyliss Mosca, president of Ulla Popken; Steve Voigt, CEO of King Arthur Flour Co.; Vicki Updike, president of Miles Kimball Co.; Margot Murphy Moore, CEO of 1-800-HOMEOPATHY; and Russ Gaitskill, president and CEO of Garnet Hill.
Email marketing is alive and well. In fact, email marketing investment will grow at a 10% compound annual growth rate between 2011 and 2016 as marketers create more sophisticated email campaigns and use email to introduce customers to emerging marketing experiences like mobile or social. How can you make sure you are leveraging email to promote some of your more experimental interactive marketing efforts?