November 1, 1998




People

Gail Farlee has joined Chicago-based auto parts cataloger J.C. Whitney as director of customer relations. Formerly a director of telecommunications and customer service at Gander Mountain, Farlee was until recently the director of operations for Consolidated Market Response.
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November 1, 1998




Print & Production

Instant gratification. That’s what consumers want in the ’90s, and catalogers aim to please. But for years, mailers have been hard-pressed to get their latest catalogs to market in a timely, yet affordable, manner. Fortunately, a number of technological …

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October 1, 1998




The Web requester database edge

Catalogers, like many other types of businesses today, are flocking to the Web, lured by the relatively low cost of entry for this new distribution channel, as well as its revenue potential. But they are also reaping another benefit: The …

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January 1, 2003




Whole Nine Yards

FANBUZZ INC. WORKS HARD for its money. No mere fulfillment house, the company provides a range of turnkey solutions that cover everything from scoop to nuts. FanBuzz takes and processes orders, warehouses merchandise, ships it, and designs and builds customized …

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October 1, 1998




People

The Michigan Bulb Group of Peoria, IL-based multititle cataloger Foster & Gallagher announced two promotions. Chris Dwyer-Jaroszcwicz, a 13-year veteran with the Michigan Bulb Group, was promoted to the newly created position of vice president of merchandising and purchasing for hard …

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October 1, 1998




Real-time risks

Any good business plan includes an analysis of the competition. And in the world of online selling, it’s relatively easy to see how your competitors are doing-especially if they offer real-time inventory functions on their Websites. But most online catalogers …

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October 1, 1998




Made in Japan, marketed in U.S.

An estimated 839,000 Japanese-Americans live in the U.S. today, up 4.2% from 1990, according to New York marketing agency Kang & Lee. And that number is projected to grow another 7% to more than 900,000 by 2010.
Certain that these Japanese-Americans-as well as Japanese expatriates-are homesick …

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September 1, 1998




Vendor works of art

Photographing the thousands of products that appear in 1,000-plus-page catalogs couldbe like trying to mow a lawn with a pair scissors. To save time and money, most big-book business-to-business catalogers-as well as many smaller specialty books-use a substantial amount of …

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September 1, 1998




Genesis strikes again

Genesis Direct is at it again. On Aug. 5, the multititle cataloger agreed to acquire the $118 million Carol Wright Gifts direct marketing division from Cox Enterprises, an Atlanta-based media and communications company, for 2.7 million shares, or 8.3%, of Genesis Direct common stock. (…

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September 1, 1998




Mostly roses, a few weeds

I’ll venture a dangerous opinion: Year after year, the copy in those catalogs chosen as Annual Catalog Award winners has been getting progressively more readable. n Somebody out there has begun to realize that a really good catalog represents really …

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