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Carriers, unions duke it out  Feb 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Paul Miller

The end of 1998 brought some uncertainty in regard to catalog and parcel carriers’ union relations. The good news: Federal Express pilots are likely to

Gift-Ties  Feb 01, 1999 10:30 PM By MCM staff

For a new twist on an old gift idea, buyers can now surf to Gift-Ties. “We saw a need in the online world for a place where a woman could get a gift for

Front-end Web strategies  Feb 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Matthew Cohn

Web marketers such as online bookstore Amazon.com are quickly learning that customization can lead to cobranding and Web partnerships. Amazon.com’s innovative

Inspired By…  Feb 01, 1999 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Kimber Bishop-Yankee has found a way to “promote the self-esteem of women”-and get paid for it. In November she launched Inspired By…, a Berkley, MI-based

New catalog toasts booming wine market  Feb 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

According to New York market research firm Impact Databank, 210.7 million cases of wine were shipped in the U.S. in 1997, up 4% from 202.5 million cases

Catalogers sing UPS blues  Jan 01, 1999 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Multititle cataloger Knight’s Ltd. has been a United Parcel Service customer for 20 years. But now St. Louis-based Knight’s is considering ending its

Death of an old catalog  Jan 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Paul Miller

The financial problems that forced Cheyenne Outfitters, a 68-year-old cataloger of western wear, out of business in November can be traced back to 1995,

Brylane buyout?  Jan 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Mark Del Franco

French catalog/retail behemoth Pinault-Printemps-Redoute (PPR) isn’t content with owning 49.9% of New York-based cataloger Brylane and launching a U.S.

View from The Hill  Jan 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Shannon Oberndorf

Newt may be gone, but as far as catalogers are concerned, little else has changed on Capitol Hill. “There wasn’t much turnover in terms of faces in Congress,”

Catalog creative redefines image  Jan 01, 1999 10:30 PM By Lynn Dougherty

Jewelry and tabletop gifts retailer Michael C. Fina has always been known as a discounter. But the family-owned business is changing its image, in part






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