December 16, 2002




Survey: Web shoppers are bargain hunters

Of the 4,299 online buyers surveyed earlier this month by BizRate.com, 54% said they were more intent on finding bargains this holiday season than they had been last year.
The survey, conducted Dec. 4-9, also found that online shoppers visit an …

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December 13, 2002




Harbour Group buys Classic Chevy

Following through on its intent to acquire complementary businesses, investment firm Harbour Group has acquired Classic Chevy International, an Orlando, FL-based cataloger of Chevrolet and Camaro restoration parts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
St. Louis-based Harbour Group had …

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December 13, 2002




Google adds Froogle

Google,
the Mountain View, CA-based Web search engine, has launched Froogle, an online shopping search engine. Froogle includes merchant advertisements that run next to search results. The site doesn’t sell products directly; rather, Froogle serves as a link to …

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December 13, 2002




CVS launches home healthcare catalog

Woonsocket, RI-based drugstore chain CVS last month launched a mail order catalog targeting older customers in need of home healthcare. Although CVS spokesperson Todd Andrews won’t reveal circulation figures or sales goals, he says that the book was mailed …

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December 13, 2002




Vendor: Peers jumped the gun on FAO nonpayments

“The Wall Street Journal” on Dec. 13 reported that at least two large suppliers of FAO have stopped shipping merchandise this quarter to the company’s FAO Schwarz, Zany Brainy, and Right Start toy stores and catalogs due to nonpayments from …

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December 11, 2002




USPS Annual Loss Well Short of Expectations

Citing aggressive cuts in expenses, Postmaster General Jack Potter told the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors on Dec. 11 that the Postal Service’s loss for its fiscal year ended Sept. 30 was just $676 million, rather than the $1.35 billion that …

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December 10, 2002




Report: More than a third of ‘catalog’ sales submitted online

The latest Catalog Industry Trend Report from database services provider Abacus confirms that it has become difficult—and perhaps even insignificant—to view Web sales as independent from catalog sales, because catalog mailings are a key driver of Internet transactions.

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December 9, 2002




Survey news: Optimistic online mood abounds

A second Online Holiday Mood Study, conducted and released by Washington-based Shop.org and BizRate.com on Dec. 9, shows that 71% of online marketers are optimistic about the holiday season, an 8% increase over those surveyed in late November. Fifty-nine Shop.org …

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December 6, 2002




J. Jill sees lower fourth-quarter earnings

Women’s apparel cataloger/retailer J. Jill (NasdaqNM:JILL) expects weaker fourth-quarter earnings, citing disappointing catalog sales and lackluster demand for sweaters.
“Sales for our historically predictable Best Seller catalog, which began to mail in early November, were significantly below …

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December 6, 2002




APG Direct parent company seeks sale out of Chapter 11

American Paper Group
, a manufacturer of church offertory and other types of envelopes which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Nov. 6, is working diligently toward a sale of the company. A transaction could be put in place by as early …

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