April 1, 2001




Vendor Sampler

E-Color , San Francisco (www.ecolor.com)
Products: True Internet Color; Optimal Color Value
How they work: The True Internet Color software and product images are stored on and served from E-Color servers. The marketer installs an interface to the E-Color …

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April 1, 2001




Operations & Management: Salary Survey

The grass may be greener on the other side — or not. But instead of speculating whether your peers at other companies are raking in more green than you, find out for sure what people in your field are actually making. …

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April 1, 2001




Layoffs: Who’s Getting Hit?

It’s as sure a sign as any that catalogers are battling rising costs, slower sales, and faltering consumer confidence: mass layoffs.
It started last fall, when general merchandise giant Fingerhut issued more than 2,000 pink slips, laying off more than 20% of …

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April 1, 2001




Slowly but Surely

As so-called old-economy catalogers, Wilmar Industries and Barnett took their beatings in a tech-happy stock market. Now high-tech has cooled and Wilmar and Barnett are united under privately held Newco. Will these b-to-b catalogers transform into “new economy” Internet players? …

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April 1, 2001




People News

Schaumburg, IL-based database company Experian has named Deborah Lowman-Zuccarini executive vice president/chief marketing officer for Experian Marketing Solutions. She had been chief operating officer for Nykamp Consulting Group.
Chicago-based Chicago Association of Direct Marketing (CADM) has appointed George A. …

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April 1, 2001




Small Catalogs Forum: Computer Gear

When Terry Powers decided to learn how to use a computer in 1991 she was less than thrilled at the prospect of looking at a screen all day. Her quest to make computing fun sparked the launch of Computer Gear, which …

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April 1, 2001




from the editor’s files

THE ‘A’ LIST
Here are the top 5 trends in warehousing for 2001:
Continuing labor shortages Increased material handling automation Growth in e-fulfillment Greater integration of systems More diverse warehouse services
Source: Distribution Center Management, January 2001
Bon Mots
“When you have 50,000 to 70,000 …

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April 1, 2001




Racketeering Charges Shut Wall Street Creations

Rome, GA-based finance-themed gifts cataloger Wall Street Creations has reportedly been shut down by the Floyd County (GA) district attorney and a local Superior Court judge. The catalog and D.L. Pimper Group investment firm — both owned by David and …

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April 1, 2001




The Late Show

Once again, a number of e-tailers took orders from consumers during this past holiday season and did not deliver as promised. Research firm Bizmetric’s “Holiday 2000 E-commerce Fulfillment Report” states that order-to-ship fulfillment (the time from the click of the “buy” …

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April 1, 2001




Electronic Catalog: Dead Dot-coms Fuel Net Liquidation

Online merchandise liquidators are profiting from the crash and burn of their dot-com peers
It’s no secret that the dot-com world is dog-eat-dog. But online merchandise liquidators such as SmartBargains.com and Overstock.com stand to come out on top, …

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