September 1, 2003




Gold Award, Travel: Mountain Travel Sobek, 2003

“One of the finest presentations I’ve seen in a long time,” said one judge of Mountain Travel Sobek’s 2003 catalog. From front cover to back, each page flaunts exotic, colorful, and culturally rich images. The design of the book combines the …

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September 1, 2003




Russell’s for Men Gets a Circ Boost

In these shaky economic times, many catalogers are cutting back on the frequency of their mailings. Not so $12 million A.G. Russell. The Lowell, AR-based mailer, best known for its eponymous knives catalog, has increased the frequency of its Russell’s …

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August 26, 2003




Study Tests Multichannel Service Success

Are you a true multichannel merchant? Many catalogers talk the talk, but The E-tailing Group sent out a group of secret shoppers out to stores to see who was really walking the walk. And according to the Chicago-based Internet consultancy’…

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July 1, 2003




CHANNEL XING

The time: Four years ago. The familiar opening theme to that TV chestnut, “Mission: Impossible,” is heard, as our hero pushes the “play” button on a tiny cassette recorder. A no-nonsense voice emerges.
“Good morning, Mr. O’Hern. Ritz Camera — a …

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July 1, 2003




Booming on eBay

Multititle mailer Brylane wasn’t satisfied with the recovery rate it was getting on overstocks and discontinued items that it sold to discount stores and “jobbers,” or liquidation specialists. But the company has no such complaints anymore. In November it opened …

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June 1, 2003




Merchandise by Medium

J&R Music and Computer World offers its entire product line in its catalog, on its Website, and in its store to give customers the same view of its goods regardless of which channel they choose to shop. The Macys….

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June 1, 2003




The Key to Kiosks

The conventional wisdom behind multichannel marketing is that the more points of contact you have with customers, the more likely they are to buy. So in-store kiosks that enable customers to access more products or product information via a remote …

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May 14, 2003




Neiman Marcus Tests Catalog Showrooms

Upscale cataloger/retailer Neiman Marcus is testing what could be considered a dinosaur of a concept: catalog showroom marketing. Since February, the Plano, TX-based company has set aside 2,000 sq. ft. in its Oak Brook, IL, and Plano stores to best-selling …

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May 7, 2003




Financial Reports: Gaiam, Excelligence

Gaiam Reports 1Q Loss
For the first quarter ended March 31, multititle mailer Gaiam (Nasdaq: GAIA) reported sales of $23.4 million, down 4% from $24.3 million for the first quarter of 2002. Lower sales to retailers accounted for most of the decline. The Broomfield, CO-based …

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February 19, 2003




Live From eTail 2003: Lands’ End and Sears—So Far, So Good

Palm Springs, CA—When a cataloger is acquired, layoffs typically follow. So how many employees did Lands’ End lay off following its June acquisition by Sears, Roebuck & Co.? According to Don Hughes, senior vice president, chief financial officer of Dodgeville, …

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