February 24, 2004




Live from Net.marketing: New Technologies Good News

(Direct Newsline) New York–More changes have occurred in advertising in the past 36 months than had happened in the past 36 years, said David Verklin, CEO of media buying agency Carat North America. “The next 36 months will be equally important in shaping …

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February 1, 2004




Listings

NEW LISTS
SPORTS SECTION CATALOG
The more than 43,000 customers of Sports Section catalog have bought caps, jerseys, mugs, towels, pins, and other collectibles and novelties inscribed with the logo of a favorite team.
Cost: $100/M
Selects: state, SCF, zip
Contact: …

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February 1, 2004




Using Warehouse Space

TOM GUSCHKE Principal, Keogh Consulting
There are three key steps to getting the best use of the available space in your new facility. First, you should develop two plans and two layouts — one for the short term and another for …

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February 1, 2004




ZelnickMedia Leveraging Lillian Vernon

ZelnickMedia is bent on making the most of its Lillian Vernon Corp. acquisition. For one, the New York-based company aims to beef up the gifts cataloger’s business-to-business division. And after acquiring Time Life, the music and video direct marketing unit …

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February 1, 2004




Catalog Tracker: The Return of Free S&H

Several months ago, it appeared that free shipping offers were losing their luster. Among the books received by Catalog Tracker in July, for instance, only 9% promoted free shipping, down from 10% the previous July. And just 7% of the catalogs received in …

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February 1, 2004




May I See Some ID, Please?

IN THE GAME OF TAG, you may soon be “it.” Thanks to deafening media buzz, even a casual reader knows that in the next few years retailers worldwide will track all manner of products by slapping a radio frequency identification …

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January 30, 2004




Financial Reports: Grainger, PC Connection, Zones, Guitar Center

Grainger Grows Profit on Flat Sales

Chicago-based maintenance, repair, and operating supplier W.W. Grainger (NYSE: GWW) reported a 7% increase in annual net earnings. Earnings for the year ended Dec. 31 were $227 million, compared with $212 million for 2002. Annual sales were flat …

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January 12, 2004




Live from NRF: Online Retailing Nears $100 Billion Mark

New York–Shop.org, the online marketing unit of the National Retail Federation (NFR), says that online sales will come in at $96 billion-$100 billion for 2003 and $125 billion this year, according to a survey, “The State of Online Retailing,” it conducted with …

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January 7, 2004




What’s New: Appaman Apparel

A stuffed animal from his childhood inspired the name of his Appaman Apparel company, but Harald Husum gives an adult sensibility to his line of clothing for babies and toddlers. The Brooklyn, NY-based Appaman, which launched its Website in May, …

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January 5, 2004




Lillian Vernon Parent Buys Time Life Direct Unit

Time Life,
the music and video direct marketing unit of the Time Inc. magazine division of Time Warner, was acquired on Dec. 31 by Direct Holdings Worldwide, an entity created by the partnership of New York-based investment firm Ripplewood Holdings and …

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