October 3, 2001




Wyden in 11th-Hour Push to Broaden Internet Access Tax Ban

Washington—Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced a bill on Oct. 2 that calls not only for a two-year extension of the Internet Tax Freedom Act but also for other e-commerce-related tax collection bans. The Internet Tax Freedom Act, which implemented a …

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October 1, 2001




The 3-D Customer

Everything is going digital. Just think of all the little computer chips that surround us — in our phones, TVs, CD players, watches, appliances, cash registers, even thermometers and blood pressure cuffs! Computerized “whatever” is standard in the United States today. …

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In Channel Integration, Contact Center

October 1, 2001




listings

NEW LISTS
MAIL ORDER GIFT BUYERS
The more than 3.4 million households in the Mail Order Gift Buyers file include consumers who have purchased gifts through catalogs or other mailed offerings.Cost: $70/MSelects: state, SCF, zip, age, income, gender, credit card, …

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October 1, 2001




Rep. McHugh Proposes Another Postal Reform Bill

Washington—Rep. John McHugh (R-NY) on Sept. 28 proposed a new postal reform bill, called the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, designed to make the U.S. Postal Service more fiscally responsible and competitive. The draft legislation, which McHugh could formally …

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

September 28, 2001




California Extends Its Internet Tax Moratorium

Sacramento, CA–California Gov. Gray Davis earlier this week signed a bill into law extending his state’s moratorium on new Internet taxes by more than two years.
Meanwhile, a key congressional committee is about to consider legislation extending the federal ban …

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September 24, 2001




PMG Says USPS Faces a $1.35 Billion Loss in FY 2002

Washington–Postmaster General John Potter told a Senate subcommittee last week that the U.S. Postal Service expects to end the new fiscal year, which just began, with a $1.35 billion loss, its third in as many years.
According to preliminary figures …

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October 1, 2002




People News

Wallingford, CT based third-party fulfillment provider Fosdick Fulfillment Corp. has appointed Gene H. Bohnee production supervisor for its Fosdick West facility in Reno, NV. Bohnee will be responsible for overseeing Fosdick West’s overall physical operations environment, including quality control and …

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October 1, 2002




opinion & response

Stop Cloning Around
Bravo! I just read the August editor’s letter “Attack of the Clones,” and I couldn’t agree with you more! We have spoken with many catalogers who are constantly comparing themselves to and wanting to look like the “…

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October 1, 2002




Bulls and Bears: How Low Can You Go?

Ticker symbol Company Price as of 8/29/02 52-week high 52-week low % price change last month % price change year to date Revenue per share T4Q % total debt/total capital DIRECT TO CONSUMER FLWS 1-800-Flowers.com $9.50 $17.86 $4.75 (36.3%) (39.1%) $7.38 11.9% BL Blair Corp. 20.75 26.80 13.05 (5.8) (8.2) 70.97 6.2 CWTR Coldwater …

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October 1, 2002




Walter Drake Hoping for Bingo

Gifts and housewares cataloger Walter Drake hopes it comes up a winner in its deal with online gaming portal Bingo.com. In August, the Colorado Springs, CO-based mailer arranged for winners on the Bingo.com site to be able to …

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