February 21, 2001




Idaho State Rep Pushes “Michael Jordan Bill”

Moscow, ID—Idaho state representative Tom Trail (R-Moscow) wants Idaho residents to cash in on the sale of information about their buying habits, according to a report in Idaho’s “Lewiston Morning Tribune.” To that end, Trail has proposed a …

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February 21, 2001




Coldwater Creek Lays Off 14

Sandpoint, ID–Citing an ecomonic slowdown, apparel cataloger Coldwater Creek has laid off 14 workers in an effort to cut costs, according to wire reports. The company has more than 2,000 employees nationwide. Despite the cutbacks, the company still plans to open up …

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February 19, 2001




Call for Future Leaders!

CATALOG AGE is looking for tomorrow’s leaders today. For a feature in our June Annual Catalog Conference issue, we’ll be profiling industry leaders of the past, the present, and the future.
If you know someone who is destined to be …

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February 18, 2001




Cooking.com Cuts Staff

Santa Monica, CA–Cataloger/online marketer Cooking.com will cut 36 jobs–about 20% of its workforce–as part of a program to achieve profitability. The job cuts will save the company about $3 million annually. “This is not a cost-cutting move for survival,” CEO/founder …

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February 18, 2001




Online Buying Slowed in January

Reston, VA–PC Data’s Report on the top 20 Internet merchants shows that online buying activity was sluggish in January. The company’s ranking places Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, and Ticketmaster.com in the top three positions. Although Amazon’s and Barnesandnoble’s buyer counts …

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February 18, 2001




Movers and Shakers

San Francisco-based cataloger/retailer Williams-Sonoma has named Dale Hilpert CEO. Hilpert was previously chairman/CEO of New York-based retailer Venator Group, which has promoted Matthew D. Serra to president/CEO to replace him. Serra was president/COO of the athletic …

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February 18, 2001




Saks Inc. Halts Spin-Off Plan

Birmingham, AL–Cataloger/retailer Saks has halted its plan to spin off its upscale Saks Fifth Avenue division into a separate public company. As announced in July, Saks had planned to spin off the retail chain Saks Fifth Avenue, the Saks …

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February 18, 2001




Bankrupt Garden Botanika Prepares for the Auction Block

Redmond, WA–Personal care products cataloger/retailer Garden Botanika, in Chapter 11 bankruptcy since April 1999, is scheduled to sell its assets in a full public auction on Feb. 23. On Feb. 8, the company had entertained a bid from St. Louis-based bath and body …

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February 18, 2001




The Female Athlete Files for Chapter 11

Trumbull, CT–The sale hearing for cataloger The Female Athlete has been adjourned to Feb. 15 at the Long Island Federal Courthouse in Central Islip, NY. The marketer of female athletic gear filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Jan. 3. According to a …

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February 1, 2001




Hooked on the Catalog Habit

Nearly 100 years ago, many growing communities in the U.S. viewed the mail order catalog as a villain stealing money from local businesses. Some – including Medford, OR – were so concerned that they formed committees and launched campaigns to …

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