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Web bureacracy: Little accomplished at Internet tax commission’s first meeting  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

Little accomplished at Internet tax commission’s first meetingThe Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce (ACEC), the 19-member panel appointed by

Not bugged by Y2K worries  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Moira Pascale

This month’s questionWhat are your Y2K concerns?None of the catalogers we spoke to this month claim to be particularly concerned with the possibility

Tweeks hits the road again  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Patricia Odell

Trying to sell merchandise for Porsches without using an image of one of the gleaming high-performance road machines on the catalog cover is, well, like

U.K. parent’s plans for Allied  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Patricia Odell

With its $380 million purchase of electronic components catalog Allied Electronics in June, U.K. cataloger Electrocomponents gained more than a $150 million

Crutchfield, Winter/Spring 1999  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Peter Girard

Inside! Sonic knockouts. Car audio that’ll rock your world.” With these cover lines, Crutchfield wastes no time positioning its catalog of consumer electronics

DIPLOMAT DIRECT SCORES $2 MILLION  Sep 01, 1999 9:30 PM By MCM staff

Diplomat Direct Marketing Corp., which produces the Lew Magram and Brownstone Studio women’s apparel catalogs, has received an additional $2 million under

CONSUMER CATALOGERS: Cutting losses by cutting circ  Aug 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Of the 20 publicly traded catalogers and cataloger/retailers tracked by Catalog Age, 75% improved their first-quarter sales over last year’s, while 50%

Cashing in on the e-commerce frenzy  Aug 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Nick Holland

With public catalog companies trading at 12-25 times after-tax earnings while e-commerce companies such as Amazon.com trade at 12-25 times sales, smart

New line, new look at Artville  Aug 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Peter Girard

While its competitors focused on stock photography, the Artville catalog prided itself on specializing in stock illustrations. But after three years of

Call centers: Applying peer pressure  Aug 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Would you buy more from a telephone rep who sounds just like you? Some catalogers are betting that their customers would, and are hiring call center employees






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