January 1, 2001




NEW CATALOGS

`Chicken Soup’ Goes Gourmet Reading Etc. tested its new catalog locally `so that we could make mistakes on a small scale.’
Publishing company HCI Communications is best known for its Chicken Soup for the Soul series of books. But …

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In News

January 1, 2001




Rev Up Your Circulation

Welcome to Catalog Age’s new column, “Catalog Analysis,” which focuses on the often-neglected analytical and measurement side of the catalog business. Each month, this column will discuss a critical business analysis issue. This month: circulation planning.
If catalogers are consistent …

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In Lists & Data - Business-14-05-2013

January 1, 2001




short takes

Outsourcing takes off; systems integration lags; international expansion picks up the pace
Three’s Company What do you do when you have too much to do? Delegate, of course. The more selling channels you add, the greater the odds that you’ll …

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In Channel Integration

January 1, 2001




ABC 123

You’ve figured out your operations costs and allocated them correctly, as described in Part One of this article (November/December 2000). How do you use this information to cut expenses and improve processes? Logistics expert Terrance L. Pohlen shows you the …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Ship

January 1, 2001




Computer Solutions’ ORDER POWER!

More and more multi-channel businesses are looking for AS/400-based direct-to-customer management systems these days. Miami-based Computer Solutions Inc. (CSI) offers ORDER POWER! – and a full-featured system that supports mail order, direct response, e-commerce, and fulfillment companies, running solely …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Shipping/Delivery

November 1, 2000




CONSOLIDATION

NEBS to trim down B-to-b mailer hopes to save $1.1 million After buying several complementary business supplies catalogers during the past few years – including McBee Systems, RapidForms, and Chiswick Trading – Groton, MA-based New England Business Service (NEBS) now aims …

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In News

November 1, 2000




HAPPY RETURNS

How to reduce customer returns – and their costs The rapid rise of e-commerce has led to an increase in the rate of returns, or so say some industry observers. At the very least, it’s safe to say that return …

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In News, Returns

November 1, 2000




Integrated Warehousing Solutions

A division of UPP Business Systems, Inc. Find out how IRMS can increase the accuracy of your warehouse inventory control system to 90+%. IRMS, a product of Integrated Warehousing Solutions, is a proven performer. Put it to work on your bottom …

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In Opsandfulfillment_warehouse-20-03-2013, Ship

November 1, 2000




Renaissance

e-WMS provides on-line, “real-time” insight into warehouse operations and inventory availability. Architected for e-Business, with the use of JAVA, XML and other technologies, e-WMS promotes visibility and the exchange of information amongst all users. e-WMS facilitates the unique requirements of …

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In Uncategorized

November 1, 2000




Moving Target

If you sell online, you are a high-profile target for credit card fraud. Catalogers and retailers have a fraudulent credit card rate of 1% or less, compared to 1.5% – and climbing – for online merchants. Since all illegitimate charges are the …

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In Order Mgmt, Payment/Security

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