July 2, 2002




Systemax lays off 50

Computer, industrial supplies, and office products manufacturer/marketer Systemax is merging two of its facilities in Port Washington, NY, and laying off about 50 workers. The move is intended to improve efficiency and cut costs.
Systemax also announced that it will …

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July 2, 2002




Harvard Bioscience buys U.K. manufacturer

The U.K. subsidiary of Harvard Bioscience, a manufacturer/marketer of drug-discovery products, acquired Cambridge, England-based Walden Precision Apparatus, which manufactures and markets diode-array spectrophotometers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In addition to expanding the product offerings of …

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July 1, 2002




New Web Catalogs

Onley Make Believe
Want to personalize your home or office with one-of-a-kind decorative pillows and table accents? The Onley Make Believe Website, launched in November 2001, sells cotton and linen pillows and table linens designed by founder Gerard Onley. Prices range …

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July 1, 2002




Listings

NEW LISTS
MAGIC SEASONINGS MAIL ORDER
Founded by famed Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme, the Magic Seasonings Mail Order catalog has nearly 55,000 12-month buyers. Customers spent an average of $60 an order on the seasonings, sauces, cookbooks, and instructional videos sold in …

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July 1, 2002




Sports Supply Group cuts its losses

Annual net revenue at athletic supplies cataloger Sport Supply Group (OTC BB: SSPY.OB) decreased 8% , to $103.6 million for the fiscal year ended March 29. The Dallas-based marketer, which sells to schools and recreation leagues, attributes the decrease to the economic slowdown, …

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July 1, 2002




Geerlings & Wade cofounder replaces CEO

Disappointing growth has led to a change in the executive suite at wine cataloger Geerlings & Wade. Cofounder Huib Geerlings, the chairman of the board, has replaced David Pearce as president/CEO. Pearce remains chief financial officer of the Canton, MA-based …

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July 1, 2002




Retail in Store for Babystyle

Maternity and baby products cataloger/Web marketer Babystyle is embracing a new channel. The Los Angeles-based company plans to open its first store in November. Babystyle, which includes the Babystyle.com and Kidstyle.com Websites, actually plans to open two …

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July 1, 2002




The Dish on Databases

When the topic is database marketing, plenty of other subjects enter into the discussion. At least that was the case in April, when Catalog Age sat down with five executives in Philadelphia for a roundtable discussion on customer databases. While …

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In Channel Integration

July 1, 2002




Lists and Prospecting: Net-Name Deals on the Rise

If you haven’t been negotiating net-name arrangements for the lists you rent, you’re in the minority.
Among participants in the Catalog Age Benchmark Report on Lists (March 1 issue), 58% negotiate net-name deals, at least some of the time. That’s a significant …

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July 1, 2002




Bright Idea

Using a concept called data envelopment analysis (DEA), a Georgia Institute of Technology research team has developed an Internet-based tool for benchmarking warehouse performance. The tool allows individual warehouses to conduct self-assessments online. Users must register and log in, then …

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