April 23, 2001




Wall Street Creations Sold

Little Rock, AR—It’s been a crazy few months for Wall Street Creations. In January, the Rome, GA-based cataloger of finance-themed gifts was closed down by the local district attorney in connection with allegations of racketeering against its owners, …

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April 18, 2001




Northwest’s Best Files Small Corporate Offering

Medford, OR–Handcrafted gifts cataloger Northwest’s Best earlier this month filed for a small corporate offering at $1.00 per share that allows the company to raise $500,000 through 500,000 shares of common stock, CATALOG AGE has learned. The cataloger filed for the offering …

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April 18, 2001




PC Cataloger Changes Names for Second Time in a Year

Torrance, CA–Less than a year after formally changing its name from Creative Computers to IdeaMall last summer, this holding company of two computer catalogs–PC Mall and Mac Mall–plans to change its name again—this time to PC Mall. The name …

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April 18, 2001




USPS Considering Some Mail Preparation Changes

Washington–The U.S. Postal Service is considering changing some of its mail preparation rules for automatable Standard A flats and Standard B packages. Among the changes being considered, mailers might have to sack their mailings and oversized or odd-shaped packages …

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April 18, 2001




Smith & Wesson Now Selling Stuffed Animals

Springfield, MA–Plagued by falling gun sales, gun manufacturer/cataloger/retailer Smith & Wesson recently expanded its product line to include stuffed animals, plush bathrobes, women’s purses, golf putters, and mountain bikes. Many of the products, sold via the company’s …

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April 18, 2001




March Sales Round-Up

Stamford, CT–For most publicly-traded cataloger/retailers tracked by Catalog Age, sales and profits were in the doldrums. For instance, Downers Grove, IL-based Spiegel Group, (Nasdaq: SPGLA), which mails the Eddie Bauer, Newport News and Spiegel catalogs, reported that sales for …

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April 18, 2001




Other Financial Reports

Aurora, IL-based motivational products marketer Successories (Nasdaq:SCES) reported net income of $430,000 for its fiscal year ended Feb. 3, compared to a net loss of $1.1 million for the prior fiscal year. Sales for the 53 weeks ended Feb. 3 were $52 million compared to $51.7 …

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April 18, 2001




PC Cataloger Changes Names for Second Time in a Year

Torrance, CA–Less than a year after formally changing its name from Creative Computers to IdeaMall last summer, this holding company of two computer catalogs–PC Mall and Mac Mall–plans to change its name again—this time to PC Mall. The name …

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April 18, 2001




Movers and Shakers

New York-based multititle apparel and home goods cataloger Brylane has named Steven Goldberg to the newly established position of president of the Brylane Home Lifestyles Group. Most recently, Goldberg served as president of the Home Fashions Group at Hanover Direct, …

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April 11, 2001




USPS-FedEx Deal Under Fire

Washington—On April 9 the U.S. Justice Department began to look at possible antitrust implications concerning the Postal Service’s $6.3 billion no-bid contract it signed with Federal Express. The deal would have FedEx transport USPS Express Mail and Priority Mail …

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