January 1, 2001




Executive Greetings Welcomes Acquisitions

The b-to-b cataloger has capital to spend but is having a tough time finding companies to buy
The $110 million Executive Greetings, which produces 20 titles, mailed 72 million books in 1999.
Acquired in September 1999 by buyout firms San Francisco-based Behrman Capital and New …

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August 22, 2001




F&G Sale Delayed Until Sept. 7

Chicago—The auction for the assets of now defunct horticultural mailer Foster & Gallagher, which was set for August 21, was postponed, Catalog Age has learned. The auction is now scheduled for Sept. 7. Chicago-based AEG Partners LLC is charged with trying to …

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August 9, 2001




Talking Points

Talking Points (note: I broke this into three sections, each of which could be a separate article)
Talking Points Part I of this CATALOG AGE Special Report, titled Where We Are, Where We’re Going, looks at recent changes in the …

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August 9, 2001




Where We Are, Where We’re Going

Talking Points Part I of this CATALOG AGE Special Report, titled Where We Are, Where We’re Going, looks at recent changes in the catalog industry and how they are likely to influence business in the years ahead.
Challenges and Solutions

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August 1, 2001




Last Tangle in Paris

If you’re fulfilling orders from outside the U.S., you’re in for the trip of a lifetime. Pack this guide to dealing with the snarls of red tape, exorbitant shipping costs, and postal snafus that await you
Mail-order merchants shipping …

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August 1, 2001




A Rose Is a Rose

Most ‘new technology’ firms have trouble stating what they do
The technology marketplace is rife with weeds posing as exotic flora. Razor-edged grasses and thorns abound, making the bleeding edge as dangerous a place as it has always been.
Two …

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July 19, 2001




iGo Faces Delisting; Requests Hearing

Reno, NV—Looks like more bad news for wireless products marketer iGo Corp. On July 17—the same day iGo (Nasdaq: IGOC) announced a 27% staff reduction—the marketer received notification from Nasdaq that its stock was subject to delisting for failing …

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July 1, 2001




Eye on B-to-B: A Bid for Ancillary Sales

PC Connection has had success auctioning printers and desktop computers online.
A third-party auction Website can expose a cataloger to a new audience of prospects
Here’s a sign that online business-to-business auctions are coming of age: Web auction giant eBay …

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July 1, 2001




NEW LISTS

DOMESTIC TRAVELER DATABASE
The Domestic Traveler Database has names and home addresses of more than 1 million people who love to travel on a regular basis. These consumers have filled out a survey expressing their interest in travel and in receiving …

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July 1, 2001




Annual Catalog Awards and I.Merchant Awards

The 16th Annual Catalog Awards and the Second Annual I.Merchant Awards were distributed on June 6 at the Annual Catalog Conference in Boston. Profiles of the winners will appear in the September issue. In the meantime, below is a complete …

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