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MarketingOct 01, 2006 9:30 PM By MCM staff
What marketing medium is smaller and more portable than a catalog yet nearly as sophisticated as a PC? A browser-equipped cell phone. As Americans have
MarketingOct 01, 2006 9:30 PM By Heather Retzlaff
It’s the Year of the Dog in the Chinese calendar, and Boulder, CO-based Only Natural Pet Store, which sells a number of products for dogs, decided this
MarketingSep 27, 2006 8:32 PM By Mark Del Franco
As the House and the Senate mull the merits of enacting postal reform, it appears that 11th-hour lobbying efforts brought by private-sector package delivery firms over parcel rates could threaten postal reform, according to Jerry Cerasale, senior vice president of government affairs for the Direct Marketing Association in Washington.
MarketingSep 27, 2006 8:28 PM By Mark Del Franco
Lake Champlain Chocolates in October is moving its packaging, warehousing, and shipping divisions into a building down the street from its Burlington, VT, headquarters. Not only is the new 47,000 sq. ft.- location more than double the size of its old distribution center, it’s also a whole lot greener.
MarketingSep 27, 2006 3:31 AM By MCM staff
Following 18 months of shrinking sales and profits, Sharper Image Corp. founder Richard Thalheimer, the merchandising visionary who made high-end gadgetry accessible to the masses, was replaced as chairman/CEO
MarketingSep 26, 2006 5:23 AM By Mark Del Franco
As the House and the Senate mull the merits of enacting postal reform, it appears that 11th-hour lobbying efforts brought by private-sector package delivery firms over parcel rates could threaten postal reform,
MarketingSep 25, 2006 6:53 PM By Jim Coogan
Using two-step catalog requests for customer prospecting is a long-established strategy. But the model is changing rapidly with the influx of Web catalog requests.
MarketingSep 25, 2006 6:42 PM By Caryn L. Gray
How consumer prospect databases require us to change how we think about and execute
o list rental agreements
o the list use approval process
o strategic analyses
o what we learn from the strategic analyses.
MarketingSep 25, 2006 6:38 PM By Tim Parry
Are insert media for everyone? Executives from Littleton Coin Co. told attendees of a DMA Insert Media Council luncheon in New York last week that prospecting via insert media can lead to blood, sweat, and tears, but if done correctly, it can also lead to larger house files.
MarketingSep 25, 2006 6:33 PM By MCM staff
Multichannel marketing is helping catalogers and direct marketers augment their house files. But quantity is not better than quality, direct marketers have learned, when mailing to their in-house lists. And the same goes for e-mail lists, especially when consumers can sign up to be on your lists just because they are interested in an offer that doesn’t necessarily target them.