May 1, 2001
March 23, 2002
Cambridge, MA–During his session at the New England Mail Order Association (NEMOA) Spring Conference on March 22, Blair Corp. president/CEO John Zawacki said that the cataloger’s goal is to reach $1 billion in sales by the end of the decade.
April 24, 2001
Washington–In a letter sent April 23, Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), requested that President Bush develop a long-term solution to the U.S. Postal Service’s financial problems “without having to resort to increasing rates or reducing the quality or affordability of …More...
March 15, 2002
Forty percent of a catalog’s success comes down to knowledgeable list selection and sophisticated modeling techniques to maximize response. The remaining 60% results from maximizing the relevancy of the message — and this is where the vast majority of catalogers fail. They …More...
April 12, 2001
New York—In an exclusive interview with CATALOG AGE on April 12, Deputy Postmaster General John Nolan said that despite the financially strapped U.S. Postal Service’s efforts to find alternatives, there’s only an “outside chance” that the agency …More...
March 6, 2002
Computer and industrial supplies manufacturer/marketer Systemax (NYSE: SYX) posted net income of $653,000 for 2001, compared with the $40.8 million net loss it suffered in 2000. The turnaround came despite an 8% drop in net sales, to $1.5 billion.
For the quarter ended Dec. 31, Systemax …
March 2, 2002
March 1, 2002
Federated Department Stores’ decision to rid itself of its Fingerhut subsidiary didn’t surprise most industry observers. After all, Federated had been reevaluating its ownership of Minnetonka, MN-based Fingerhut since 2000, little more than a year after its March 1999 acquisition of the …More...
March 1, 2002
Three components are crucial to defining requirements for a new software application: 1) documenting existing processes; 2) assessing the functionality of existing software; and 3) assessing current and future needs.
In any software selection undertaking, present conditions should serve as the point of …
April 1, 2001
DISCRIMINATORY TAX, as it applies to e-commerce in the Internet Tax Freedom Act: Any tax imposed by a state or political subdivision thereof on electronic commerce that:
is not generally imposed and legally collectible on transactions involving similar property, goods, …