September 1, 2009
Despite the Sluggish Economy, we reported 10 catalog-related deals in terms of mergers and acquisitions during the second quarter. But that’s half the number of deals that went down in the same quarter of 2008.
Some familiar names were present among these …
April 1, 2005
Itasca, IL-based office supplies cataloger/retailer OfficeMax announced that Christopher Milliken has resigned as president/CEO/director. Executive chairman George Harad has been appointed by the board of directors to serve as CEO on an interim basis.
Sandpoint, ID-based women’s …
August 6, 2009
Despite the financial crisis burdening the U.S. Postal Service, Postmaster General John Potter says there won’t be any exigent rate case. At least not this year.
While the USPS expects to lose about $7 billion during its fiscal year, …
March 10, 2005
SAN MATEO, Calif., — March 3, 2005 — NetSuite, Inc. today launched NetCRM-Services Edition. Designed to meet the specific needs of services-based businesses, NetCRM-Services Edition offers features that cannot be found in any other stand-alone, on-demand CRM application. These service-specific features consist …More...
July 23, 2009
Catalog printer Quebecor World emerged from bankruptcy protection on July 21, and will now be known as World Color Press.
According to the Montreal, PQ-based printing firm, World Color Press was previously the name of one of the merged companies that …
July 1, 2009
Provide Commerce acquired gifts cataloger Red Envelope in a bankruptcy auction. Staples acquired fellow office supplies distributor Corporate Express for $2.6 billion.
Party supplies and costumes merchant Celebrate Express was sold to holding company Liberty Media (parent company of …
January 1, 2005
December 1, 2004
If you never really wanted to be a CEO, you’re in luck. In a post-Enron corporate environment, the corner office is no longer a prize, reports a new study from Burson-Marsteller, a communications consulting firm. In a survey of 150 …More...
June 1, 2009
The Level of Deal Making during the first quarter of 2009 was rather slow, with just 12 transactions. But that’s twice as many compared to the quarter last year. And factors that may have suppressed mergers and acquisitions activity may actually spur …More...
May 22, 2009
Washington—Nanci Langley, vice chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission, told attendees at the second annual National Catalog Advocacy & Strategy Forum that passage of H.R. 22 would help both the U.S. Postal Service and catalogers. “I personally support H….More...