August 2, 2001




Financial Reports: NEBS, Concepts Direct, Peet’s Coffee

Stamford, CT—Multititle mailer New England Business Service (NEBS; NYSE: NEB) posted a 12% rise in annual revenue, to a record $586.1 million for the year ended June 30. But the news isn’t as good as you might think. For one thing, …

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August 1, 2001




Fond Farewells

‘You can’t solve the problem by using the prayer routine until everything goes bad’
Have a plan in place for how the workload will be divided among remaining employees
Juliet found her parting from Romeo sad but sweet because she …

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July 20, 2001




F&G ESOP Under Further Scrutiny

Washington—As customers, former employees, and fellow catalogers try to figure out what went wrong with Foster & Gallagher, lawyers and politicians are pressing on to determine if the now defunct Peoria, IL-based cataloger acted improperly regarding its Employee Stock Ownership …

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July 1, 2002




The Dish on Databases

When the topic is database marketing, plenty of other subjects enter into the discussion. At least that was the case in April, when Catalog Age sat down with five executives in Philadelphia for a roundtable discussion on customer databases. While …

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In Channel Integration

July 1, 2001




Market Sector Report: Tuning in to Electronics

Consumer electronics margins typically average 15%-20%, vs. 25%-30% in other categories
This is the third in a series of Market Sector Reports being published in Catalog Age this year. The first report, on business-to-business school supplies, appeared in the February …

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July 1, 2001




Small Catalogs Forum: Management Software That Fits

When it comes to selecting catalog management software (CMS), small mailers tend to choose the most basic package in order to keep costs down.
But such a strategy may be penny wise but pound foolish. “Most small catalogers should invest …

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July 1, 2001




THE CUTTING EDGE

If you were a doctor treating the human body, you would try, as far as possible, to save a diseased limb, not hack it off with abandon. But if you were a business manager facing a massive cost-cutting campaign launched …

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June 3, 2002




Sportsman’s Guide relisted on Nasdaq

(Direct Newsline) The Sportsman’s Guide today had its common stock relisted on the Nasdaq National Market System, trading under the symbol SCDE.
The outdoor gear cataloger attributed the relisting to “a significant turnaround” in its business, CEO Gregory R. Binkley …

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June 1, 2002




All Grown Up

We all have to grow up someday, but most of us remember the carefree innocence of childhood, the oft conflicted soul-searching of adolescence, and the achievement of crossing into adulthood. For Marietta, GA-based CoLinear Systems Inc.’s Response Version 7.0 (Rv7), …

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June 1, 2002




Who’s Buying Now

Demographers will tell you that the population is aging, even as the number of children is slowly increasing, and that for the first time Hispanics are the second-largest racial/ethnic group in the U.S.
Yet for the most part, …

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