February 1, 2002




People News

New York-based multichannel teen girls apparel marketer Delia’s Corp. appointed Brian Jarvis executive vice president of store operations. Most recently, Jarvis owned and operated a children’s clothing store in Westport, CT.
Corte Madera, CA-based cataloger/retailer Restoration Hardware appointed Kevin …

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February 1, 2002




Edmund Drops Anchor

You can have too much of a good thing. That’s why Edmund Optics recently launched an overstocks catalog, Anchor Optical Surplus. The Barrington, NJ-based company, which sells optical and imaging components solutions to semiconductor, telecommunications, and medical professionals through its …

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February 1, 2002




Any Questions?

In a previous column, I made recommendations in response to frequently asked questions about procedures. This column covers three of the more common concerns I’ve been hearing about.
We’ve been debating about keeping a couple of employees who are fantastic …

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February 1, 2002




Ebbets Field Flannels Scores with Stall & Dean

As a kid, Jerry Cohen, founder of Seattle-based cataloger Ebbets Field Flannels, was enthralled by baseball uniforms. Even today, while some fans are dazzled by the trajectory of a Mark McGwire home run or the blinding speed of a Roger …

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February 1, 2002




Correction:

In our January 2002 issue, Hickory Farms’ third-party logistics provider was mistakenly identified as CTC Distribution Direct (“Fit to be Tied,” page 28). The correct name of Hickory Farms’ contractor is R.R. Donnelley Logistics. We regret the error.

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February 1, 2002




Lists and Prospecting: Privacy Bills Update

Although the war on terrorism has consumed much of their attention, federal legislators aren’t neglecting privacy-related issues. For instance, at press time Rep. Clifford Stearns (R-FL) was working on a bill that would establish a mandatory notice of opt-out across …

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February 1, 2002




Financial Update: Third Quarter’s Not the Charm

Of the 17 publicly traded consumer catalogers and cataloger/retailers tracked by investment bank Ulin & Holland for Catalog Age, 59% suffered a decline in third-quarter revenue. On the earnings side, 59% posted a net loss. The primary reason, in two words: Sept. 11.
But …

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February 1, 2002




Holiday Catalog Sales Snapshots

FREDERICK’S OF HOLLYWOOD
Holiday catalog sales at women’s apparel marketer Frederick’s of Hollywood were up 3% from last year, says vice president of marketing Danielle Savin. That put the company right on plan — the post-Sept. 11 plan, that is.
“Our in-home dates …

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February 1, 2002




Catalog Analysis: New Media, Traditional Metrics

E-mail is replacing “snail mail” in almost every facet of our lives. Instead of buying and mailing a greeting card, we are sending free e-mail cards from online vendors. Rather than putting pen to paper to craft a personal note, …

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February 1, 2002




Short Takes: Genie in the Bottleneck

It may be a cliché to say that business savvy lies in managing people, processes, and technology properly, but it’s still remarkable that some companies handle this combination so much better than others. And a few are so successful that …

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