May 15, 2003




Taylor Corp. Buys G. Neil from Bankrupt Parent

Nearly a year after its parent company Centis filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Sunrise, FL-based human resources cataloger G. Neil Cos. was sold to $250 million Taylor Corp. for $34.73 million in cash and the rest in assumed liabilities. Taylor, a North …

More...

In Uncategorized

May 15, 2003




Survey News: Online Sales Vault 48%; Online Profitability Also Improves

Shop.org
, the online retail unit of the National Retail Federation reports that despite a lackluster 2002 for retailers, online retail sales jumped 48% to $76 billion. In its annual survey of more than 130 retailers, conducted by Forrester Research, the Shop.org study …

More...

In Uncategorized

May 14, 2003




DeSantis Hits the HighRoads

The parent company of men’s apparel title The DeSantis Collection has launched a companion catalog. Titled HighRoads, the new book sells casual clothing, rather than the business and special-occasion clothing sold in The DeSantis Collection. Both titles are owned …

More...

In News

May 14, 2003




Neiman Marcus Tests Catalog Showrooms

Upscale cataloger/retailer Neiman Marcus is testing what could be considered a dinosaur of a concept: catalog showroom marketing. Since February, the Plano, TX-based company has set aside 2,000 sq. ft. in its Oak Brook, IL, and Plano stores to best-selling …

More...

In News

May 14, 2003




Tiffany Shines in 1Q

Jewelry and gifts cataloger/retailer Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) ended its fiscal first quarter with double-digit gains on both sides of the ledger. Net sales for the three months ended April 30 were $395.8 million, up 14% from $347.1 million for the first quarter …

More...

In Uncategorized

May 13, 2003




Financial Reports: Penney, Hanover

Penney’s 1Q Profit Sinks
In a release, Plano, TX-based J.C. Penney Co. (NYSE: JCP) characterized its most recent quarter as “disappointing.” First-quarter net income tumbled 29%, to $61 million from $86 million last year. Sales, including those from the company’s Eckard …

More...

In News

May 9, 2003




April Sales Roundup: Catalogs in Bloom

The weather isn’t the only that’s warming up. As demonstrated by the publicly traded companies tracked by CATALOG AGE, many marketers are seeing business heat up too.
Hampstead, MD-based men’s apparel cataloger/retailer Jos. A. Bank Clothiers
(…

More...

In News

May 8, 2003




OfficeMax Heads into Canada

Office products marketer OfficeMax on May 7 entered the Canadian market by launching a Canadian Website, officemax.ca. In addition, the Cleveland-based company plans to launch a catalog in Canada before the end of the year.
Like its offerings in the …

More...

In News

May 7, 2003




Live from Net.marketing: Best Practices for Online Merchandising

(Direct Newsline) The way a marketer approaches merchandising on their site can make or break the customer experience, said Donna Lucolano, president of Scholastic Online, in a session on Top 10 Best Practices here at the DMA’s Net.marketing conference.
Lucolano’…

More...

In Channel Integration, News

May 7, 2003




Live from Net.marketing: Low Attendance a Mixed Blessing

(Direct Newsline) The Direct Market Association’s Net.marketing conference, thought earlier this year to be able to draw 1,000 attendees, now looks to have hosted a mere 300 or so, according to attendees and exhibitors interviewed. And only 14 exhibitors were in the …

More...

In News

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 1447
  4. 1448
  5. 1449
  6. 1450
  7. 1451
  8. 1452
  9. 1453
  10. ...
  11. 1730