MULTICHANNEL MERCHANT » MARKETING
MarketingSep 14, 2006 12:22 AM By MCM staff
After divesting most of its European businesses earlier this year, Greenwich, CT-based multichannel marketer Blyth, the parent company of gifts cataloger Miles Kimball, is restructuring into direct selling and multichannel businesses.
MarketingSep 14, 2006 12:10 AM By Heather Retzlaff
MarketingSep 13, 2006 9:36 PM By MCM staff
MarketingSep 13, 2006 7:18 PM By Don Cook
Recent advances in warehouse management systems (WMS) and time and attendance (T&A) systems provide many benefits in inventory control, distribution operations, and personnel administration. They also provide an opportunity to obtain files that you can use to comply with certain labor management requirements. But though labor management is a key means of cutting costs and improving service, it is usually given a low priority during implementation of WMS and T&A systems.
MarketingSep 10, 2006 8:16 PM By MCM staff
Most b-to-b marketers appear to spend 90%-95% of their budget on image, awareness, and sales lead generation programs, and only 5%-10% on database marketing. I think this budgeting approach is dead wrong.
MarketingSep 10, 2006 8:11 PM By Lynn Anne Badurina
When the Web was introduced years ago, direct marketers were faced with the issue of tracking which channel their customers were coming from
MarketingSep 10, 2006 8:04 PM By Jim Coogan
Jim Coogan, president of Santa Fe, NM-based consultancy Catalog Marketing Economics, says that it is worthwhile to pay for those extra selection charges to get the most targeted names available from rental lists. After all, the incremental response from taking the best-of-the-best names from a rental list will pay the extra costs of the selects.
MarketingSep 08, 2006 6:19 PM By MCM staff
Multititle mailer Delia’s, cataloger/retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, and manufacturer/marketer Cutter & Buck all enjoyed year-over-year sales growth for the quarter
MarketingSep 07, 2006 2:54 AM By Jim Tierney
San Francisco-based private equity firm Golden Gate Capital Corp. has made no secret about its intention of building a billion-dollar family of apparel companies. On Sept. 6 it appeared to have reached its goal.
MarketingSep 07, 2006 1:55 AM By Tim Parry
New York-based apparel manufacturer Mink Marketing has launched its first catalog. But the new title, Ella Starr, is something of a direct descendant of the now-defunct Essence by Mail.