February 20, 2002




Intimate Brands reviewing acquisition offer

Intimate Brands
filed a request with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 20 seeking more time to review an offer from retailer The Limited to acquire the 16% of Intimate Brands it doesn’t already own. The Limited announced its unsolicited $1.46 …

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February 1, 2002




Spinning a Global Web

Let’s say you’re searching the Website of Getty Images, a distributor of photographs, illustrations, and graphic software. You want to download a photo for the cover of your annual report. Since you sell track-and-field equipment, you type “jumper” into the …

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January 1, 2002




Nasco to Merge with Aristotle

The taxman, as well as a desire to grow an underdeveloped segment of its business, led $150 million educational supplies mailer Nasco International to merge with Aristotle Corp., a $10 million holding company. The deal is expected to close during the first …

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December 1, 2001




New Web Catalogs

Airgas B2B
To give customers another channel for ordering product and communicating with the company, Radnor, PA-based Airgas launched Airgas B2B in September. Clients can use the site to research Airgas’s industrial, medical, and specialty gases, welding equipment, …

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November 29, 2001




Nasco to merge with Aristotle Corp.

New Haven, CT—In a somewhat complicated and unusual deal, Nasco International, a $150 million multititle educational products cataloger, agreed to merge with Aristotle Corp., a $10 million holding. The deal is expected to close during the first quarter of 2002. Because Aristotle …

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November 28, 2001




New owner intends to grow San Francisco Music Box catalog

Joel Kier, chairman of the new parent company of San Francisco Music Box Co., expects to begin growing the gifts marketer’s catalog business. Kier’s New York-based company, Kier Group Holdings, bought Music Box on Nov. 13 from athletic shoe …

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November 15, 2001




School Specialty net income up 49%, buys Premier School Agendas

Educational supplies giant School Specialty (Nasdaq: SCHS) reported net income of $19.3 million for the quarter ended Oct. 27, up 49% from $12.9 million for the comparable quarter of 2000. Revenue rose 12%, to $269.7 million from $240.5 million last year. The company credits the top-line and bottom-line …

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February 1, 2003




Benchmark 2003 on Marketing

When Catalog Age’s previous Benchmark Survey on Marketing was conducted, in fall 2000, the economy was just beginning to show a few cracks. This past November, when the most recent survey was conducted, Americans were waiting for the economic recovery to …

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February 1, 2003




Go With the Flow

When I ask the “how” question about improving product flow, my mind immediately breaks the matter into three parts (acquisition, storage and handling, and disposition), the first and third of which seem fairly irrelevant at the start. My second thought …

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December 13, 2002




Harbour Group buys Classic Chevy

Following through on its intent to acquire complementary businesses, investment firm Harbour Group has acquired Classic Chevy International, an Orlando, FL-based cataloger of Chevrolet and Camaro restoration parts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
St. Louis-based Harbour Group had …

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