June 21, 2002




House committee shoots down postal reform bill

(Direct Newsline) The House Government Affairs Committee decisively defeated the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act, effectively scuttling the prospect of legislative reform of the U.S. Postal Service for at least the next two years.
The bill (HR 4970), developed by …

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June 19, 2002




Teamsters turn down initial UPS proposal

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which represents United Parcel Service workers, expressed doubts that a new contract could be worked out much before the July 31 deadline.
The union criticized UPS’s initial economic plan, which the carrier put forth on …

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June 19, 2002




Financial reports: Franklin Covey, Successories

Catalog sales down at Franklin Covey Salt Lake City-based
Franklin Covey (NYSE: FC), a manufacturer/marketer of “personal management tools,” posted a net loss of $11.8 million for its fiscal third quarter ended May 25. That’s an improvement from the third …

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June 19, 2002




Busy Black Box buys another one

Networking products and services marketer Black Box Corp. has announced the latest in its string of acquisitions. The cataloger bought Paris-based Societe d’Installation de Reseaux Informatiques et Electriques (SIRIE), a $4 million provider of premise cabling services. Terms of the deal …

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June 19, 2002




Live from DMDNY: privacy policies that make sense

(Direct Newsline) Honoring customer privacy gives a company an opportunity to build its brand image; loyalty and trust of customers; and profit, said Barbara Lawler, chief privacy officer at Hewlett-Packard Co., at a DMD New York session on Tuesday.
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June 18, 2002




HoneyBaked Ham deal made in hog heaven

Atlanta-based cataloger/retailer HoneyBaked Ham Co. of Georgia purchased a competing retailer, Roswell, GA-based Heavenly Ham. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. The combined company will have more than 500 stores.
The company’s catalogs will account for 10%-15% …

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June 18, 2002




PC Connection issues guidance

Computer reseller PC Connection (Nasdaq: PCCC) expects second-quarter sales of $290 million-$300 million. What’s more, the Merrimack, NH-based cataloger expects operating results, before special charges, in the range of breakeven to a loss of $.03 per share. PC Connection will report …

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June 17, 2002




FAO reports 1Q loss

Children’s products marketer FAO (Nasdaq: FAOO) reported first-quarter catalog and Internet sales of nearly $2.5 million. Total sales for the King of Prussia, PA-based company, which consists of toy retailer Zany Brainy and cataloger/retailers FAO Schwarz and The Right …

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June 17, 2002




Go east, young cataloger

Further proof that China is a catalog frontier ripe for exploration: Tokyo-based marketer Nichimen Corp. will launch a catalog in China next year. The book will sell golf equipment, cosmetics, food, and other high-end goods to upscale Chinese consumers.

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June 17, 2002




Sears completes tender offer for Lands’ End

It’s official. Retailer Sears, Roebuck and Co. has completed its cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Dodgeville, WI-based cataloger Lands’ End for $62 a share.
According to Mellon Investor Services, which acted as …

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