November 1, 2002




Lock, Dock, and Barrel

The lockout of Pacific ports that the Pacific Maritime Association initiated during the last weekend in September underlined the rather downbeat tone at the annual Council of Logistics Management conference in San Francisco. The action disrupted warehouse tours scheduled in …

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October 8, 2002




Sportsman’s Guide updates sales and earnings

Outdoor gear and general merchandise cataloger The Sportsman’s Guide (Nasdaq: SGDE) expects to report total sales of approximately $37 million and net earnings per share of $0.04-$0.05 for the third quarter ended Sept. 30. Consensus estimate of the two analysts who follow …

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October 1, 2002




J. Crew Hires Former Gap Exec as CEO

J. Crew Group’s choice of CEO suggests that the apparel marketer may be deemphasizing its catalog roots to focus even more heavily on retail.
In August, New York-based Crew named Ken Pilot CEO, replacing Mark Sarvary, who left the company …

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September 27, 2002




Live from NEMOA: Maine postal reform group making progress

Grass roots organization the Maine Postal Reform Committee (MPRC) is making headway. The group’s chief organizer Chris Bradley, president of bedding cataloger Cuddledown of Maine, gave attendees of the New England Mail Order Association (NEMOA) fall conference held this …

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September 27, 2002




Live from NEMOA: Maine postal reform group making progress

Grass roots organization the Maine Postal Reform Committee (MPRC) is making headway. The group’s chief organizer Chris Bradley, president of bedding cataloger Cuddledown of Maine, gave attendees of the New England Mail Order Association (NEMOA) fall conference held this …

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May 6, 2013




Ship-from-Store Distribution: Is It Right For You?

In order to compete with today’s multichannel retail environment, retailers must provide access to merchandise where shoppers want it.  In order to do that, many companies are executing a ship-from-store model as part of the fulfillment supply chain, according …

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April 10, 2013




Congress Forces USPS To Delay 5-Day Delivery Plan

The U.S. Postal Service has delayed the implementation of its new five-day mail delivery schedule until legislation is passed that provides the USPS with the authority to implement a financially appropriate and responsible delivery schedule, according to a statement …

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April 9, 2013




Storified: Ron Johnson Out as JCP’s CEO

Ron Johnson is out as CEO of the troubled general merchant, and has been replaced by the man he replaced at the end of 2011, Myron E. (Mike) Ullman III. Here’s what’s being said on Twitter, via Storify, about the move.

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April 2, 2013




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April 02, 2013

Wayfair and REI Release April Fool’s Products

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Goodreads Joins Amazon …

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March 6, 2013




Is Same-day Delivery Really Possible Nationwide

It seems as though almost every major retailer is looking into making same-day delivery a reality. Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and the U.S. Postal Service are testing the waters of the delivery service, but there is still the question if …

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