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Lifestyle: The next big thing  Nov 01, 1998 10:30 PM By MCM staff

In the late ’80s, “niche marketing” was the name of the game; in the ’90s, “branding” became the magic buzzword. As we approach the 21st century, look

Banana Republic, round 2  Nov 01, 1998 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Ten years after Banana Republic closed its catalog business, the apparel retailer has relaunched the book. In mid-September, the upscale clothing division

Delia’s buys Fulcrum lists  Nov 01, 1998 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

New York-based Delia’s, the $106 million teen apparel cataloger, in September paid $4.75 million for the trademarks and mailing lists of bankrupt Fulcrum

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

Made in Japan, marketed in U.S.  Oct 01, 1998 9:30 PM By MCM staff

An estimated 839,000 Japanese-Americans live in the U.S. today, up 4.2% from 1990, according to New York marketing agency Kang & Lee. And that number

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






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