May 1, 2002




NEW DOG OLD TRiCK

You can applaud the skill of a prestidigitator even if you suspect that his act is all done with mirrors. But in a tough economy, when time and money are still the only game in town, the new efficiencies that …

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In Inventory, Shipping/Delivery

May 1, 2002




People News

Cataloger/retailer The Talbots has promoted Rosemary Murphy to vice president/general merchandise manager, apparel. Murphy, who joined the Hingham, MA-based clothing marketer in 1990, will now oversee its core women’s apparel business.
Weehawken, NJ-based list brokerage and management firm ClientLogic …

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In CRM, Lists & Data - Buisness

May 1, 2002




IDENTITY CRISIS

FUEL PRICES AREN’T THE ONLY SHIPPING COSTS going up these days. Even if operations executives devote themselves wholeheartedly to penny pinching, the one major expense they can’t control is postage. The U.S. Postal Service’s rate hikes may amount to …

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May 1, 2002




Rosier Outlook for the Gardening Market

It would seem that these are not the best of times for gardening catalogers. For starters, increasing competition from big-box retailers such as Wal-Mart, Lowe’s, and Home Depot has been putting the squeeze on small specialty mailers in recent years.

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In Lists & Data - Business-14-05-2013

May 1, 2002




Crutchfield enters auto accessories market

With its latest catalog, Crutchfield Corp., a $192 million consumer electronics cataloger, is expanding into the auto accessories market. The book, which began mailing on April 28, devotes 16 pages to such specialized items as corner and taillight lenses, shift knobs, pedals, gauges, …

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May 1, 2002




Faith Mountain Folds Its Catalog

Three years’ worth of red ink led apparel and home goods marketer Faith Mountain Co. to close its catalog. The company’s last book mailed during the past holiday season. Rather than filing for bankruptcy protection, however, Faith Mountain is living …

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May 1, 2002




Consumer Catalogers: Ending the Year on a Down Note

Considering that most of the publicly traded consumer catalogers and cataloger/retailers tracked by Catalog Age do the bulk of their business in the final three months of the year, it’s not a good sign that just 31% of them had …

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May 1, 2002




J. Crew CEO out, mass layoffs reported

In an apparently abrupt departure, J. Crew Group CEO Mark Sarvary left the company “by mutual agreement” on May 1. Sarvary couldn’t be reached for comment, and both J. Crew and its parent firm, Texas Pacific Group, wouldn’t comment. …

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May 1, 2002




Pet Supplies Cataloger Shakes Off Lawsuit

Pet supplies cataloger Doctors Foster & Smith professes not to be concerned about being sued by Novartis Animal Health U.S. In a suit filed on March 22, Greensboro, NC-based Novartis, a manufacturer of pet medications, accused the Rhinelander, WI-based cataloger, along …

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In Lists & Data - Buisness, Lists & Data - Business-14-05-2013

May 1, 2002




At Deadline

ANNIE’S ATTIC PARENT BUYS CLOTILDE’S
Dynamic Resource Group (DRG), the parent company of the Annie’s Attic and House of White Birches needlecrafts catalogs, acquired Fort Lauderdale, FL-based cataloger Clotilde’s Sewing Notions on April 9. Clotilde’s was founded in 1971 by Don and …

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