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On Nov. 3, Minneapolis-based Fingerhut Cos. announced plans to acquire $180 million Garfield, NJ-based Popular Club Plan from J. Crew Group for an undisclosed
Slow postal delivery in some areas, but no systemwide problemsMore than halfway through the fall/holiday mailing season, a number of the catalogers and
It’s official: In a report issued in late October, the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) states that if the U.S. Postal Service doesn’t find new sources
To attract more business from online marketers, on Oct. 29 the U.S. Postal Service launched Electronic Merchandise Return Service (aka Returns@ease).
Tips to help you get more from the site registration processMany Websites gather user information such as name, e-mail, and shipping address during the
For diet and exercise purposes, our bodies are often compared to fruits. Who hasn’t heard of the dreaded “pear” shape, or the less-than-flattering “apple”?
`There’s strength in numbers” is much more than a saying to The Mark Group. Since April, the multititle mailer has cut its long-distance telephone costs
Spiegel wasn’t playing around with its test-mailing of a game promotion. The general merchandise catalog received triple the response from certain segments
Using questionnaires and phone calls to weed out weak prospectsWith a postage increase expected in 2001 and future paper prices in doubt, prospecting
After several years of strong sales, solid profitability, and a thriving economy, catalogers are waiting for the bubble to burst. And a number of them