August 6, 2009




No Exigent Postal Rate Case—For Now

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, …

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April 1, 2005




Movers & shakers

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 …

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July 23, 2009




Quebecor World Emerges From Chapter 11, Will Be World Color Press

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 …

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March 10, 2005




NETSUITE LAUNCHES NETCRM-SERVICES EDITION

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 …

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July 1, 2009




Notable deals of the past 12 months

JUNE 2008
Provide Commerce acquired gifts cataloger Red Envelope in a bankruptcy auction. Staples acquired fellow office supplies distributor Corporate Express for $2.6 billion.
JULY 2008
Party supplies and costumes merchant Celebrate Express was sold to holding company Liberty Media (parent company of …

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In Affiliate, Catalog

January 1, 2005




Nike competing now in the mail

Female athletes have been asking Nike to produce a print catalog of its women’s line for some time. What did the marketing executives at the Beavertown, OR-based footwear giant say to themselves in response? “Just do it!”
Beginning in November, …

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June 1, 2009




Double the Deals vs. the First Quarter

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 …

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May 22, 2009




Live From the ACMA Forum: H.R. 22 Should Be Law By Year’s End

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….

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December 1, 2004




It’s Getting Lonelier at the Top: Fewer Execs Want to Be CEOs

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 …

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November 29, 2006




Protect Your Product: The art and science of void fill

Interior protective packaging helps products survive shipment from their point of manufacture to their ultimate point of use, we generally consider that these protective materials or systems will be designed to perform one or more of the following functions: cushioning, …

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