March 1, 2002




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DID YOU KNOW?
The number of U.S. contact centers will grow from 2,250 in 2000 to more than 17,000 by 2004. Of the estimated 15 billion customer contacts that took place in 2000, 85% were by telephone. Between 1999 and 2000, the total supply of industrial warehouse space …

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March 1, 2002




Master Class: Financing Strategies for Tough Times

Yes, venture capital investing in the consumer and business services sectors is down 90% from the heyday of the first quarter of 2000 and down 50% from just three months ago. But today’s environment does present certain extraordinary growth opportunities. Recent transactions present …

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March 1, 2002




People News

Novato, CA-based garden products cataloger/ retailer Smith & Hawken hired Lisa Bayne as senior vice president of marketing. Most recently, Bayne was senior vice president, creative services for Eddie Bauer.
Shrewsbury, NJ-based Programmer’s Paradise, a cataloger of software for tech professionals, …

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March 1, 2002




Benchmark 2002: Lists and E-Lists

There’s no need to tell you that the industry and the economy have changed dramatically since July 1999, when we conducted the previous Catalog Age Benchmark Report on Lists. So it shouldn’t be surprising that list and e-list practices have also …

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March 1, 2002




Rate Case Settlement Clears Hurdle

At press time, the U.S. Postal Service’s effort to expedite its rate increase by bypassing a full rate case review was all but ready to roll. Under the settlement agreement expected, new postal rates will be implemented on June 30.

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March 1, 2002




Operations and Management: A Column About Columns

In this occasional series, Steve Harris, senior vice president of Middlebury, VT-based warehouse design agency Bread Loaf Corp. answers questions about building a better distribution center.
Q: What’s the big deal about column spacing in a warehouse layout?
A. Columns …

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March 1, 2002




Redesign Sets Aerosoles Off on the Right Foot

The new year brought a new look for Aerosoles. The Edison, NJ-based manufacturer/marketer of shoes and accessories introduced its redesigned catalog with the January mailing of its first spring edition.
The company mailed 630,000 copies of the 36-page spring book …

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March 1, 2002




Letting Go

The changes in economic and social conditions in the past year have been accompanied by significant contractions in staffing levels in organizations of all sizes. Things can go particularly sour during the layoff process if management doesn’t give clear, credible …

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March 1, 2002




Bass Pro Focuses on Its Channels

Determining the effect of catalog mailings on retail and Internet sales is the bane of many a multichannel marketer’s existence. But since October, when it began beta-testing Web-based sales tracking system ChannelView, hunting and fishing supplies marketer Bass Pro Shops …

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March 1, 2002




36-24-36

Perfect measurements don’t have to be out of reach. If your productivity and efficiency numbers have zero sex appeal, the solution isn’t a drastic overhaul. Rather, it’s a methodical, step-by-step procedure to whittle the business into shape.
The process starts …

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