May 1, 2001




Could Be Worse

Given the economy, what’s news isn’t that first-quarter sales came up short for a number of catalogers. Rather, it’s that a fair number of marketers met or beat expectations.
About half of the mailers contacted by Catalog Age, including Yankee …

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May 1, 2001




Credit Squeeze Has a Choke Hold on Catalogers

You may be finding it tougher than ever to obtain credit. Or perhaps your bank has even called in its loan to you. If so, here’s a very small consolation: You’re not the only cataloger suffering from the credit squeeze.

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In News

May 1, 2001




Three Hanover Books Up for Grabs

On the heels of mounting losses, multititle mailer Hanover Direct is narrowing its focus. In April the Weehawken, NJ-based cataloger put three of its books on the block: men’s apparel titles International Male and Undergear, and upscale home decor and …

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In Uncategorized

May 1, 2001




Multichannel Challenges: MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON

As a nonprofit business, the catalog/retail division of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) has long faced a host of challenges. Like for-profit multichannel marketers, the purveyor of art-related gifts struggles to manage inhouse catalog design, fulfillment, and …

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In Channel Integration, News

May 1, 2001




Forerunner’s IF/SO

Users say that IF/SO is straightforward and easy to learn
In the direct-to-customer business, efficient inventory management is the key to customer satisfaction, cost containment, and ultimately, profits.
The Inventory Forecasting and Stock Optimizer (IF/SO) from Forerunner Systems, …

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November 1, 2000




The blurring of party lines

Traditionally, Republicans have been fiscally conservative and preached reducing the size of the federal government and putting the power at the state level. And historically, Democrats favored power at the federal level and more social programs.
But “there’s no clear …

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In Email

November 1, 2000




ABC, 123

Activity-based costing is a potent tool to calculate your direct and indirect costs accurately. In the first of a two-part series, logistics expert Terrance L. Pohlen defines and explains the technique
If you knew that one of the personalized services …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Ship

November 1, 2000




ashford

sophistication abounds throughout this site. The graphics are so crisp, they all but burst with three-dimensional detail. The clarity allows you to see the exact cut of the gemstones and the smallest details of the gold and silver.
The home …

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In News

November 1, 2000




To tax or not to tax

Key bills: who sponsored what Despite a flurry of behind-the-scenes lobbying concerning the moratorium on taxes from sales placed over the Internet, it’s not likely that legislation will pass to alter the moratorium before its scheduled expiration in October 2001 – …

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In Lists & Data - Buisness

November 1, 2000




Weighing the heavyweights

Who’s better for catalogers: Bush or Gore? It’s that time again – time to hit the voting booths, pull the lever, and (hopefully) elect the officials who will benefit you most. This year is particularly noteworthy. Not only is there …

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