April 18, 2001




Other Financial Reports

Aurora, IL-based motivational products marketer Successories (Nasdaq:SCES) reported net income of $430,000 for its fiscal year ended Feb. 3, compared to a net loss of $1.1 million for the prior fiscal year. Sales for the 53 weeks ended Feb. 3 were $52 million compared to $51.7 …

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April 18, 2001




PC Cataloger Changes Names for Second Time in a Year

Torrance, CA–Less than a year after formally changing its name from Creative Computers to IdeaMall last summer, this holding company of two computer catalogs–PC Mall and Mac Mall–plans to change its name again—this time to PC Mall. The name …

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April 18, 2001




Movers and Shakers

New York-based multititle apparel and home goods cataloger Brylane has named Steven Goldberg to the newly established position of president of the Brylane Home Lifestyles Group. Most recently, Goldberg served as president of the Home Fashions Group at Hanover Direct, …

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April 11, 2001




USPS-FedEx Deal Under Fire

Washington—On April 9 the U.S. Justice Department began to look at possible antitrust implications concerning the Postal Service’s $6.3 billion no-bid contract it signed with Federal Express. The deal would have FedEx transport USPS Express Mail and Priority Mail …

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April 11, 2001




Financial Reports

Web Grows, Catalog Slows at J. Crew
New York—Apparel cataloger/retailer J. Crew enjoyed a 10% rise in annual revenue, to $826.0 million for the year ended Feb. 3. But within the direct division, which consists of the print on online catalogs, …

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April 11, 2001




PRC Stands Pat on January Postage Increase

Washington—On April 10, the Postal Rate Commission (PRC) turned down a second request of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors (BOG) to reconsider its request to increase rates over and above the Jan. 8 rate hike. “The Postal Service …

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April 11, 2001




SkyMall Sells Subsidiary

Phoenix, AZ–In an effort to focus on its core competencies, cataloger/retailer SkyMall has sold Durham & Co., its logo and identity business, to Awards.com, a cataloger of trophies and other incentive and motivational products. In exchange for certain assets …

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April 11, 2001




Movers and Shakers

Shelburne, VT-based Vermont Teddy Bear appointed Maxine Brandenburg to its board of directors. Brandenburg is the president/CEO of the Vermont Business Roundtable. She is also the chair of the New England Advisory Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of …

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April 10, 2001




Chadwick’s of Boston Cuts 300 Jobs

West Bridgewater, MA–Slumping sales have led Brylane subsidiary Chadwick’s of Boston to slash 300 jobs—or 20% of Chadwick’s work force–in its West Bridgewater and Taunton, MA, facilities.
“We’re reducing our work force to keep our costs in line with …

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April 10, 2001




Kennametal Announces Layoffs, Catalog Divestiture

Latrobe, PA–Industrial supplies manufacturer/marketer Kennametal, which owns the J&L America industrial supplies catalog, plans to lay off up to 250 people, or 6%-8% of its salaried staff. “Our salaried work force currently is configured to support higher demand than …

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