December 4, 2002




CDnow joins Amazon’s stable

Online supersite Amazon.com, which during the past year has inked Website-hosting deals with such marketers as Toys ‘R’ Us, Virgin Records, Borders, and J&R Music World, this week added online retailer CDnow.com to its stable.
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December 1, 2002




New Web Catalogs

Avelor Collection
When jewelry marketer Avelor Collection launched its Website in April, the site specialized in necklaces, pins, and other gifts for mothers and babies. Six months later, the site has grown to offer roughly 9,000 SKUs of jewelry and gifts …

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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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