February 1, 2003




At Deadline

PENNEY ANNOUNCES MAJOR CATALOG CUT-BACKS
General merchandise cataloger/retailer J.C. Penney on Jan. 10 announced that it will close its Atlanta fulfillment center as well as its Atlanta and Lenexa, KS, catalog call centers. The closings will result in 2,000 lost …

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January 29, 2003




Potpourri consolidates facilities

(Direct Newsline) Multititle mailer Potpourri Holdings plans to consolidate its Medfield, MA, facility with two others in that state.
About eight employees were notified earlier this month that their jobs would be eliminated as the consolidation moves forward over the …

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January 10, 2003




J.C. Penney steps up catalog cutbacks

General merchandise cataloger/retailer J.C. Penney on Jan. 10 announced that it will close its Atlanta fulfillment center as well as its Atlanta and Lenexa, KS, catalog call centers—resulting in 2,000 lost jobs. But Penney plans to restructure the Atlanta …

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In News

January 1, 2003




Tour de Force

Whether your taste runs to scarves based on Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs or to Peter Hewitt’s ribbon vases, chances are you’ll find just what you’re looking for among The Museum of Modern Art’s famed retail offerings. From tea kettles to …

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January 1, 2003




Natural Solution’s Dream Schemes

ONE OF THE PERENNIAL CHALLENGES that catalog order management systems must face is how best to accommodate the dozens of parameters that each company requires to optimize its operations. These can range from the types of discounts offered to the …

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January 1, 2003




Whole Nine Yards

FANBUZZ INC. WORKS HARD for its money. No mere fulfillment house, the company provides a range of turnkey solutions that cover everything from scoop to nuts. FanBuzz takes and processes orders, warehouses merchandise, ships it, and designs and builds customized …

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January 1, 2003




Mixed Outlook for the New Year

Operations executives should expect both good and bad news in 2003, with some tough issues seemingly resolved, new challenges appearing, and the ever-present possibility of real surprises in the coming months.
WEST COAST GRINCHES FOILED
After weeks of bitter accusations from …

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January 1, 2003




Opinion & Response

Frodo Doesn’t Really Live, You Know
Tying in with the release of the second film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, the holiday catalog from collectibles mailer The Noble Collection includes nine pages of swords, goblets, and of course, …

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In Shipping/Delivery

January 1, 2003




Here, There, and Everywhere

When seeking ways to increase sales and their companies’ long-term prospects, few catalogers consider expanding into an overseas market. And it’s true that mailing into, say, Japan or Brazil isn’t a simple proposition. The language, the currency, the privacy regulations, …

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In News

January 1, 2003




Good Move

EVERY NOW AND THEN something goes really right, as it did recently when a client of ours performed a highly successful move of its distribution operation. La Crosse Footwear, a boot distributor in La Crosse, WI, decided to close its …

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