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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

Tariff troubles  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

What do cut flowers, cashmere, and candles have in common? All of them could cost catalogers a lot more to import from Europe.In March, the U.S. government

Color me accurate  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

According to a 1998 study from research firm Cyber Dialogue, 76% of frequent Web surfers felt that “seeing exact color of the product you’re shopping

New CEO for NM Direct  May 01, 1999 9:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

There’s a new pilot at the helm of NM Direct, the $284 million catalog division of luxury goods retailer Neiman Marcus Group. On April 1, Sharen Jester

Listings  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By MCM staff

LET’S MOTOR The 110,975 active subscribers to MotorHome magazine spend an average of 81,100 on their RVs. Subscribers are health-conscious, educated individuals

Corrections  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By MCM staff

In “Here, or over there?” on p. 43 of our March 1 issue, we reported that Lands’ End’s sales from the U.K. were 40 million and its sales from Japan were

Irish Eyes With a Hint of Garlic  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Moira Pascale

Three years ago, the onion seed cataloger Greg Anthony’s Seed Co. bought Ronninger’s Seed & Potato Co.-a small potato cataloger that mailed fewer than

Cataloger could hold vendors liable for millennial snafus  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

It’s Dec. 31, 1999, and your management software system is working beautifully. But then you come to work after New Year’s Day 2000 to find your computers

Online list shopping update  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Jane Zarem

With the mach-speed changes occurring in Web delivery of information, it’s time to take another look at the list business online (see “Lists in space,”

Mattel’s new game  Apr 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

Spurred by declining retail toy sales and the growth of e-commerce, 4.78 billion toy manufacturer Mattel has aggressively entered the direct marketing






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