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Fine-tuning fulfillment  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Paul Miller

Unlike their consumer brethren, which typically offer fewer products, many business-to-business mailers stock and sell tens of thousands of SKUs. Moreover,

Transcat  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Leslie Goff

Some catalogers worry that their Websites will cannibalize their mainstay business. Business-to-business mailer Transcat is hoping that its site will

Lilliput is returned to its parents  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Justus Bauschinger and Stephen Singer, the founders of collectibles catalog Lilliput Motor Co., no longer suffer from the empty-nest syndrome. This past

E-commerce: Disappearing ink  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Robert Lickton’s grandfather founded Lickton Supply Co., a bicycle gear and accessories catalog, in 1935. For more than 60 years, the Oak Park, IL-based

Creative  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Lois Boyle

When you talk about breakthrough catalog creative, you need to consider more than pretty pictures or catchy graphics. True catalog creative innovation

Brylane’s joie de vivre marriage  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Paul Miller

Brylane, a $1.3 billion-plus mailer of 11 catalogs, is gearing up for a good time as a subsidiary of the privately held French cataloger/retailer Pinault-Printemps-Redoute

J. CREW QUITS ON CW  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

A last-minute buyer saved J. Peterman from shutting its catalog doors for good, but Clifford & Wills (CW) wasn’t so lucky. Having put CW up for sale nearly

Feel-good ordering  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Liz Kislik

No matter how well targeted your mailing lists, how inviting your photography, or how compelling your product descriptions, you can lose sales if customers

CONDUCTING A CATALOG OPERATIONS AUDIT  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Curt Barry

Promises, promises: All catalogs make them, but the best actually deliver both the goods and the service. Any catalog operations manager can tell you

Buy American with new catalog  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Moira Pascale

Americans aren’t the only consumers to value a “made in the USA” label on their products. Lenexa, KS-based Smith-Dale, a wholesaler of U.S.-made handcrafted






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