News ARCHIVE

Good for Reader’s Digest  Nov 01, 1998 10:30 PM By Paul Miller

The $2.6 billion Reader’s Digest is “considering becoming a major player in the catalog business,” says vice president/general manager of catalog Jim

Bargains abroad  Nov 01, 1998 10:30 PM By Lynn Dougherty

Catalogers in the U.S. are enjoying at least one beneficial side effect from Asia’s economic ills: better prices on imports. But even as product costs

Cool description or enthusiasm?  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By Herschell Gordon Lewis

Assuming your database is reasonably accurate, you also can assume that the people to whom you send your catalog-be it consumer or business-are getting

Omaha Steaks cooks up corporate sales  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By MCM staff

In the two years since Omaha Steaks began building up its corporate sales unit, the $200 million-plus food cataloger’s business-to-business sales have

Moore Medical returns to health  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By MCM staff

As far as Moore Medical Corp.’s stock price is concerned, not much has changed since the end of 1993, when the American Stock Exchange listed its market

LIVIN’ LARGE  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

So what if the stock market tanks? Who cares if the White House is in crisis? Numerous catalogers are still confident that more people will want to spend

Vanity 800s in peril  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By MCM staff

If you think your vanity 800-number is protected under trademark laws, think again. In mid-July, a New Jersey District Court dismissed liquor cataloger

First in phone service  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

Catalog call centers are the fastest to “live answer” incoming calls-at least according to a survey published in the August issue of “Service Level Newsletter,”

Appearance counts  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By Paul Miller

The urge to use one’s creative license is rarely the driving force of a business-to-business catalog redesign. Catalogers view a redesign as another tool

Merchandising  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By MCM staff

They say that behind every great catalog is a great merchant-many of whom are the owners or founders of the company. In fact, 48% of the participants






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