April 1, 2004




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NEW LISTS
GIGGLES & GIZMOS
Launched this past fall, the Giggles & Gizmos catalog already has more than 19,000 buyers. Customers, 82% of whom are female, purchase educational toys and crafts for babies and preschoolers from the catalog.
Cost: $105/M
Selects: state, SCF, gender, …

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April 1, 2004




people news

New Albany, NY-based tween apparel cataloger/retailer Too appointed William May executive vice president/chief operating officer. May was previously president/CEO of wholesale for Fleming Cos.
Framingham, MA-based office supplies cataloger/retailer Staples promoted Scott Floeck from senior vice …

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April 1, 2004




Pricing: So Far, So Stable

As expected, paper prices have been stable so far this year. But observers offer differing opinions as to when prices will rise, and by how much.
“Our basic assessment that prices will be going up substantially this year because of …

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March 25, 2004




Live from NEMOA: The Importance of PR

Cambridge, MA–Imagine you’re a toys cataloger having problems with your distribution center software during the holiday season. Imagine that a number of your orders aren’t being shipped–and thanks to the software snafus, you can’t ascertain which orders those are. Now …

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March 18, 2004




USGA Launches Web Catalog

The U.S. Golf Association (USGA), a nonprofit organization that governs golf in the U.S., on March 15 launched an online version of its 32-page spring catalog, featuring merchandise from the 2004 U.S. Open. The company opted for a Web-based …

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December 1, 1998




Deluxe sells books-finally

Deluxe Corp., which had been searching for a buyer for its Current Social Expressions and Paper Direct titles since November 1996, finally found one. On Oct. 22, Taylor Corp., a $700 million-plus holding company, agreed to buy the paper products catalogs for an …

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March 1, 2004




People News

Jonathan Shapiro was named president of Rye, NY-based gifts and home products cataloger Lillian Vernon Corp. He was previously chief strategy officer at DoubleClick and an executive at McKinsey & Co. He will be responsible for growing the company’s catalog and …

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March 1, 2004




Catalog Tracker: Better Late Than Early

In reviewing the Catalog Tracker statistics for December, the most notable finding was that only four fewer catalogs were received in December 2003 than in December 2002.
Catalog Tracker (a service of Greenwich, CT-based list firm Direct Media) received 314 consumer catalogs this …

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March 1, 2004




Let’s Not Make a Deal

Those looking for 2003 to end with a flurry of deals were disappointed. As was the case with the fourth quarter in 2002, the fourth quarter of 2003 failed to unite large numbers of sellers with buyers. “The deal market fizzled out,” says …

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March 1, 2004




Another Roadside Attraction

Once upon a time, in the early sixties of the last century, a young fighter pilot named Sam Cutting III came home to Vermont from the U.S. Air Force and decided to settle his family in the town of …

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