I have to keep reminding myself, as well as reminding you readers, of two factors: First, these are opinions. Every mail order marketing professional
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Chat technology is here to stay, no more a despised stepchild of technology, cast out to languish on the barren moors of indifference. Online chat will
Like many other mailers, San Jose, CA-based Hello Direct finds that processing orders online costs less than taking orders over the phone. So the cataloger
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If you wish to stay competitive, loosen your purse strings for technology investments, advise analysts at Cambridge, MA-based Forrester Research Inc.
Cataloger/retailer The Talbots has promoted Rosemary Murphy to vice president/general merchandise manager, apparel. Murphy, who joined the Hingham, MA-based