December 6, 2001




Study: online shopping going strong this holiday season

For the week ended Dec. 2, 51.7 million American visited the Web, up 45% from 35.6 million a year ago, according to a recent report from Jupiter Media Metrix. The Jupiter Media Metrix Online Shopping Index, which aggregates Web visitors from both home and …

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December 1, 2001




Mergers & Acquisitions: Consumer Deals Melt Away in Summer Heat

As was the case with sales and earnings figures, mergers and acquisitions activity within the catalog and online marketing industry slumped during July, August, and September — especially among consumer print catalogers. Last year, 63% of the industry deals consumated in the …

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December 1, 2001




The Skinny on Atkins Direct’s Growing Business

Fad diets come and go, but the Atkins diet, a low-carbohydrate program founded in 1989 by Dr. Robert Atkins, is still going strong. And Atkins Direct, a catalog of food products and nutritional supplements for followers of the Diet, has seen …

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December 1, 2001




People News

Sandpoint, ID-based apparel cataloger Coldwater Creek appointed Daniel Griesemer senior vice president of retail. Previously, Griesemer held upper management and executive posts at Gap, Gap Kids, and Federated Department Stores.
Dodgeville, WI-based Lands’ End named company treasurer Terry Janes director …

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December 1, 2001




Sector Report: Kids’ Catalogers Assess Their Prospects (and Prospecting)

The $155 billion youth market is growing. According to a March 2001 report from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Department of Commerce, 72 million students were enrolled in school nationwide in 1999, up more than 1 million students in ’94. Among the 72 million, 33 million students …

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December 1, 2001




Honey, I Shrunk the Dot

There is the real world, and there is the electronic world. Tech shop findtheDOT, Inc., based in Oakland, CA, offers a technology designed to connect the two. The company has developed a device called a power dot, about the size …

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December 1, 2001




Point, Click, and Switch Your Colors

You can’t expect a customer to buy an article of clothing without being able to see the colors in which it’s available. To that end, some online marketers have gone beyond the print catalog practice of showing small shots of …

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November 29, 2001




Online shopping index climbs 43% in first week of holiday shopping

New York–The number of consumers visiting e-commerce sites from home and from work during Thanksgiving week increased by 43% from the same week last year, with the number of unique visitors increasing to 50.2 million from 35.2 last year, according to a Jupiter …

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November 27, 2001




Alloy acquires 360 Youth

Teen apparel and accessories cataloger Alloy is also a growing teen media company, as its latest acquisition affirms. The New York-based company has bought 360 Youth, the flagship division of marketing services company MarketSource Corp. 360 Youth provides media and marketing strategies …

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November 20, 2001




What will consumers spend this holiday? It depends on whom you ask

A number of recent studies offer contradictory predictions for consumers’ holiday shopping plans this year. Some studies forecast a gloomy holiday season, with consumers reining in spending. Others project that consumers will spend as much as—if not more than—…

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