June 27, 2001




PhotoWorks Takes a Shot at a Catalog

Seattle–Online photo services provider PhotoWorks has expanded its focus to include catalogs. The former Seattle Filmworks launched a print book this month, selling a variety of photo-related products and services, from film processing supplies to frames to paper for the …

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June 20, 2001




IdeaMall Name Change Complete

Torrance, CA—It’s official: Having received shareholder approval, computer cataloger IdeaMall has changed its name, to PC Mall. The new name emphasizes the company’s core PC Mall brand. It also mails the MacMall catalog.

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June 20, 2001




Movers and Shakers

New York-based apparel cataloger/retailer J. Crew appointed Michael Scandiffioexecutive vice president of men’s business. Most recently, Scandiffio served as executive vice president at Pacific Sunwear of California. In addition, Carol Sharpe was promoted from executive vice president of …

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June 20, 2001




Bluefly Cuts Staff, Expects Profit

New York–Online apparel and home decor cataloger Bluefly will cut 32 jobs, or 34% of its workforce, in an effort to achieve profitability by the fourth quarter of 2002. Bluefly, which sells discounted designer products, also said it will take a pretax charge …

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June 20, 2001




PlusSize.com Launches

Cincinnati–Spiegel, Nordstrom, Newport News, Lands’ End, and Coldwater Creek are among the catalogers involved in PlusSize.com, which launched June 19. The Website sells apparel and related products for the 65 million U.S. women who wear a size 12 or larger. According …

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June 20, 2001




Venus Swimwear Sues National Retailer

Jacksonville, FL–Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but Jacksonville, FL-based swimwear cataloger Venus Swimwear would rather the flattery come in another form. The cataloger filed a federal lawsuit charging trademark infringement against $614 million Anaheim, CA-based retailer Pacific Sunwear …

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June 20, 2001




Survey Roundup

Americans Spending More Online
Boston–Despite the slowing economy, Americans are spending more online. According to a recent report from research and consulting firm Boston Consulting Group, annual online retail revenue grew 66% in 2000, to $44.5 billion. Boston Consulting expects that figure to …

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June 20, 2001




REI Exits Japan

Seattle—Cataloger/retailer Recreational Equipment, Inc. (REI) will close its unprofitable Japanese Website and store by year’s end. The company blames the decision on increasing cost-consciousness, decreasing spending, and declining interest in outdoor gear in Japan. REI will still market …

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June 20, 2001




Another F&G Executive Resigns

Tipp City, OH–Dave Grim, president of Tipp City, OH-based Spring Hill Nurseries, a subsidiary of troubled multititle mailer Foster & Gallagher (F&G), resigned June 19 from the company started by his family more than 150 years ago. F&G spokesperson Lisa Hahn …

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June 13, 2001




PetQuarters Gets Capital for Acquisitions

Lonoke, AR–Multichannel pet supplies marketer PetQuarters received a commitment from Los Angeles-based venture fund Zcapital for $2.5 million to be used for strategic acquisitions. “While our primary objective is to achieve profitability, the commitment by Zcapital will provide us with resources …

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