Marketing ARCHIVE

Eleventh-Hour Debate Over Parcel Rates Could Kill Postal Reform  Sep 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,

Making Catalog Requests Your Most Profitable Prospecting Method  Sep 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.

Custom Prospect Database Solutions: Business Process Changes  Sep 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.

Insert Media: Potentially Rewarding but “Not for the Faint of Heart”  Sep 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.

Model E-mail Lists  Sep 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.

Live from NEMOA: Print Is Alive and Well  Sep 25, 2006 5:19 PM By Jim Tierney

Saratoga Springs, NY

Live from NEMOA: Sales Promotions a Subject of Debate  Sep 22, 2006 4:11 AM By Jim Tierney

Saratoga Springs, NY–Sales promotions or no sales promotions? That was the question posed during a session at the

Collegiate Pacific to Purchase Remaining Sport Supply Shares…Again  Sep 22, 2006 4:07 AM By MCM staff

If at first you don’t succeed, try again. That’s what Collegiate Pacific intends to do by offering once again to acquire the remaining shares of Sport Supply Group it does not currently own

Live from NEMOA: The End of the Big-Box Era?  Sep 22, 2006 4:04 AM By Jim Tierney

Saratoga Springs, NY–Paco Underhill, founder/managing director of New York-based research and consulting firm Envirosell, knows a thing or two about shopping trends. His agency scours all points of the globe

Socially Conscious Fair Indigo Catalog Hits Mailboxes  Sep 21, 2006 1:59 AM By Mark Del Franco

Four former Lands’ End executives have teamed together to create Fair Indigo, a multichannel apparel company with a socially conscious message.

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