October 1, 2002




Pulp Fiction

For catalogers, paper selection is a delicate balancing act. You must constantly weigh your creative aspirations against cost concerns.
During the past year, the economic recession has led a number of catalogers to settle for lesser papers than they might …

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October 1, 2002




Mobility Electronics Gets The Cash

Scottsdale, AR-based portable computing products manufacturer Mobility Electronics (Nasdaq: MOBE), which acquired Reno, NV-based cataloger iGo last March, says it has closed a $10 million line of credit from Silicon Valley Bank. The line of credit allows Mobility to pursue “growth …

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October 1, 2003




Second-Quarter Results Hint at Growth

The second quarter was a classic “good news, bad news” scenario for the publicly traded business-to-business and computer catalogers tracked by Catalog Age.
Ten of the 14 mailers, or 71%, had increased their year-over-year sales for the quarter. In comparison, just 20% of …

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October 1, 2003




Not My SKU

Something about returns suggests error — someone, somehow, has miscalculated. That aura has helped establish a market for companies such as Liquidation.com, which functions as a sort of B2B marketplace for overstocks and returns. Liquidation.com provides its clients …

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October 1, 2003




Moore Medical Goes Directly to Jails

New Britain, CT-based Moore Medical Corp. is headed for the big house — or at least its catalogs are. The $137.8 million medical and dental products cataloger is stepping up its penetration into the corrections marketplace.
Moore Medical, which has been targeting …

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October 1, 2003




New Catalogs

HighRoads
The DeSantis Collection, a cataloger of menswear suitable for the corner office, is now outfitting its audience for the weekends. Its HighRoads spin-off, launched in February, sells men’s casual apparel.
The debut edition mailed to 315,000 names from the DeSantis …

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September 24, 2002




Live from the National Postal Forum: next postage increase nudged back

Boston–Depending on how you define “well into,” you may have reason to be encouraged about postal rates. In speeches at the National Postal Forum here on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24, Postmaster General Jack Potter promised that because the U.S. Postal …

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September 10, 2002




Brylane’s Indianapolis DC Workers Moving Closer to UNITE

Employees at multititle apparel and home goods cataloger/retailer Brylane’s Indianapolis distribution facilities had a victory in their quest for union representation. Region 25 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that there will not be a secret ballot election …

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September 1, 2002




The Eyeballs Have It

Little did I expect when I went to see Minority Report that I’d spend less time trying to figure out whodunit than thinking about direct marketing.
The flick is nominally a sci-fi crime story. In the future, psychic mutants can …

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September 1, 2002




Ticker Tapeworm

Will the Sarbanes-Oxley Act signed on July 30 make a real difference to federal securities law? “Yes, absolutely,” says Bruce Beebe, editor of Directorship, a monthly newsletter on corporate governance issues. Although the new law also gives the Securities and Exchange …

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