July 1, 2002




Easy Reading

Book and entertainment products distributor Baker & Taylor Inc. was founded in 1828 as a bindery and subscription book publisher, back when the steam train was an innovative new technology. Today, in addition to serving numerous library customers, Baker & Taylor is a …

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July 1, 2002




Nailco Heads North of the Border

This month, $60 million business-to-business cataloger/retailer The Nailco Group will do its first mass catalog mailing in Canada. The salon supplies marketer is polybagging 200,000 copies of its U.S. catalog with an outsert that explains some of the differences and …

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In News

June 3, 2002




Jagged Edge files for Chapter 11

Cataloger/retailer Jagged Edge Mountain Gear filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on May 24. The $3.2 million marketer of outdoor sports apparel blamed weak sales from its winter catalog.
But even prior to the economic doldrums of last year, Jagged Edge was …

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In News

June 1, 2002




All Grown Up

We all have to grow up someday, but most of us remember the carefree innocence of childhood, the oft conflicted soul-searching of adolescence, and the achievement of crossing into adulthood. For Marietta, GA-based CoLinear Systems Inc.’s Response Version 7.0 (Rv7), …

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June 1, 2002




THE 19TH ANNUAL CATALOG CONFERENCE: Revamped to Help Catalogers Prosper in Challenging Times

The Annual Catalog Conference (ACC) has seen the catalog industry through both highs and lows over the past 19 years. And while this year is shaping up to be an interesting one for the history books for catalogers across the globe, …

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In Email, Lists & Data - Buisness

June 1, 2002




BETTER TRACTION

Everyone knows that old joke about why the supply chain rooster crossed the road, right? Well, now that the rooster has made it to the other side, the interesting question becomes, “How did he get there?” And the answer is, …

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June 1, 2002




Trade Secrets

Although over half of the warehouses in the U.S. are privately run, their operations remain largely a mystery. Some clues, however, have been unmasked by the Warehousing Education and Research Council. In a recent study, “Private Warehousing: A Snapshot,” …

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June 1, 2002




Operations and Management: Talking Trash in the DC

It’s no secret that catalog order fulfillment generates a fair amount of garbage, such as cardboard boxes, dunnage, and wrapping paper. Steve Harris, senior vice president of Middlebury, VT-based design and build agency Bread Loaf Corp., says the receiving stages, …

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In Pack, Shipping/Delivery

June 1, 2002




Control Freaks

Wish you could whip your warehouse into shape with minimal fuss? It’s possible — if you invest in material handling control systems (MHCS) software. According to a new report from ARC Advisory Group, MHCS applications are must-haves in any distribution center …

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June 1, 2002




People News

Norwalk, CT-based computer cataloger Micro Warehouse has appointed Kirby Myers to the newly created position of president, North American operations. He will be responsible for the company’s U.S. business-to-business and consumer sales as well as head up Micro Warehouse’s …

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