April 23, 2002




Financial reports: Lillian Vernon, Martha Stewart, PPR

Lillian Vernon net loss widens 82%
Rye, NY-based Lillian Vernon (Amex: LVC), which mails the Lilly’s Kids, Personalized Gifts, Favorites, Rue de France, and Lillian Vernon Gardening catalogs, reported that sales and earnings fell sharply in its fourth quarter and annual …

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April 23, 2002




Martha’s Messy Balance Sheet

New York–Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, (NYSE: MSO), which mails the Martha by Mail catalog, reported lower sales and earnings in its Web/Direct business. Revenue in the direct segment, which includes the catalog, fell 18%, to $7.8 million, compared with $9.5 million in …

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April 23, 2002




Stumps buys Celebration Fantastic

Party and prom supplies cataloger Stumps has acquired gifts cataloger Celebration Fantastic. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Stumps will move the operations of San Francisco-based Celebrations Fantastic to Stumps’ headquarters in South Whitley, IN. Stumps, whose nine catalogs …

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April 22, 2002




Courts approves sale of Work ‘n Gear

Canton, MA-based apparel cataloger/retailer Casual Male, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy since May 2001, got approval by the bankruptcy court to sell its Work ‘n Gear catalog/retail business to footwear manufacturer Sandy Point for $10 million. Work ’n …

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April 22, 2002




Financial reports: PC Mall, NBTY, Collegiate Pacific

Increased Backorders Affect PC Mall
Computer cataloger PC Mall (Nasdaq: MALL) reported a 3% decline in first-quarter sales, to $192 millionfrom $198 million last year. Net income tumbled 70%, from $1.2 million last year to $356,000 for the three months ended March 31. The Torrance, CA-based reseller …

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April 22, 2002




J&L Industrial Supply sells Strong Tool

Metalworking tools marketer Kennametal and its J&L Industrial Supply catalog subsidiary sold their Cleveland-based Strong Tool Co. division to entrepreneur Cedric Beckett. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Latrobe, PA-based J&L Industrial had acquired Strong Tool, which …

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April 19, 2002




Angelica formalizes sale of Image Apparel titles

The two buyers of the Angelica Image Apparel catalogs will likely dissolve the titles.
Cintas Corp. on April 18 formalized its agreement to buy Angelica Corp.’s non-healthcare manufacturing and marketing divisions. At the same time, St. Louis-based Angelica formally agreed …

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April 19, 2002




Reader’s Digest shuts small catalog

While it aggressively pursues the sale of its Good Catalog/Gifts.com business, Reader’s Digest on April 18 closed its unprofitable Books and Home Entertainment All Products catalog. The catalog, which sold music, books, and videos that were also sold …

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April 19, 2002




Vermont Teddy Bear launches Pajamagram

(Direct Newsline) Vermont Teddy Bear Co. has launched Pajamagram, a new gift delivery service.
Elizabeth Robert, CEO of the Shelburne, VT-based direct marketer, insisted on remaining mum about the details, but a source close to the company said marketing tests …

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April 19, 2002




USPS proposes new flats requirements

(Direct Newsline) The U.S. Postal Service is proposing a change in the eligibility requirements for automatable catalogs, periodicals, bound printed matte,r and other polywrapped flats. The changes could result in an increase in size for automatable flats, as …

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