September 1, 2004




people news

San Francisco-based cataloger/retailer Design Within Reach appointed Tara Poseley vice president of merchandising. Most recently, Poseley served as vice president of merchandising for GapKids and BabyGap. Her responsibilities will include the overall strategic direction of the company’s product offerings, …

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

September 1, 2004




opinion & response

Quote Clarification
While I enjoyed Mark Del Franco’s article on list exchanges (“The Dos and Don’ts of List Exchanges,” Aug. 1), I have to take issue with the quote attributed to me in the sidebar story. When I stated that “exchanges …

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In Shipping/Delivery

September 1, 2004




First Aid for Sales

For Tonawanda, NY-based Medco Supply Co., new product introductions and a greater presence at trade shows helped propel overall sales by 6%-8% this year compared to last year.
The company, which mails the Medco Sports Medicine catalog to school and …

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In News

August 20, 2004




Sharper Image’s Quarter “Below Expectations”

Though second-quarter revenue increased 20% at San Francisco-based gadgets cataloger/retailer Sharper Image, the bigger story was that its net earnings fell 16%, to $676,000 from $808,000 last year.
“While we recorded record revenues in the second quarter, they were below our expectations,” founder/…

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August 16, 2004




Financial Reports: Tiffany, Urban Outfitters,Golfsmith, MediaBay

Net Income Down at Tiffany & Co. New York-based upscale cataloger/retailer Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF) reported an 11% decline in second-quarter net earnings, despite an 8% rise in net sales. For the three months ended July 31, net sales were $476.6 million, compared with $442.5 …

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In News

August 15, 2004




listings

NEW LISTS
HARRELL FARMS
Nearly 5,000 gift-givers and confectionary lovers have bought from the Harrell Farms catalog during the past year. Customers, 90% of whom are women, spend an average of $95 an order.
Cost: $95/M
Selects: state, gender
Contact: Rubin Response Management …

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In News

August 15, 2004




Time for a Fourth-Quarter PR Blitz

So here it is, the middle of August, and you’ve made a tremendous push perfecting your catalogs, operations, and staff for the greatest financial impact in the fourth quarter. But do you have a strategic plan to reap a fourth-quarter …

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August 15, 2004




Looking Up: The Catalog Age 100

If you believe that what’s good for big business is good for America, then this year’s Catalog Age 100 should give you reason to cheer. Seventy of the 100 largest players in the industry, as calculated exclusively by Catalog Age, benefited from …

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August 15, 2004




people news

New York-based shoes and accessories cataloger/retailer Kenneth Cole Productions appointed Carol Sharpe senior vice president consumer direct. Sharpe, most recently president of retail for Donna Karan, will be responsible for the company’s retail and outlet stores, as well as …

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

August 15, 2004




opinion & response

Military Mailer Supports Our Troops
Whether you’re in favor of or opposed to the war in Iraq, most people try to be supportive of the U.S. soldiers serving there. Count Brigade Quartermasters, which sells military and law enforcement gear …

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