May 1, 2001




Legislative Update: Limits on Databases, Use-Tax Proposed

Legislators are making it harder for bankrupt companies to sell their databases. On March 15, the U.S. Senate voted 83 to 15 to approve a bill that would prohibit companies from selling customers’ personal data after filing for bankruptcy if they had …

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May 1, 2001




USPS Plunges Deeper Into Debt

These are scary times for the U.S. Postal Service — which makes them scary times for catalogers as well. Not only is a new rate case looming, but there’s the possibility of another postage increase as early as this summer.

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May 1, 2001




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Pick It Up
Imagine having picking accuracy guaranteed 100%. Westbrook, ME-based FastPic Systems claims that its new FastPic4 advanced inventory management and control software delivers perfect picking accuracy, allowing users to see actual pictures of inventory during the picking process to …

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In CRM

May 1, 2001




Anatomy of a Start-up

Bel Tesoro hopes to mailed its debut catalog by October
This month, Catalog Age introduces an occasional series tracking the progress of Bel Tesoro, a catalog start-up scheduled to launch this fall. We’ll not only follow the plans and actions …

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May 1, 2001




In Praise of Crying Wolf

In Moira Cotlier’s cover story on how the European foot and mouth disease epidemic may hurt U.S. catalogers, consultant Andrea Lawson-Gray says, “We’re a country that is fairly short-sighted about problems that are not happening on our shores.” As …

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May 1, 2001




KEVIN WOOLCOTT

How did you get into this line of work?
I think it’s one of those things where you just fall into a career path. Years ago, I started working in a catalog distribution center for JC Penney in Columbus, OH. …

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April 24, 2001




Burton to Bush: Do Something About the USPS

Washington–In a letter sent April 23, Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN), requested that President Bush develop a long-term solution to the U.S. Postal Service’s financial problems “without having to resort to increasing rates or reducing the quality or affordability of …

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April 11, 2001




Amazon.com, Borders to Launch Cobranded Site

Ann Arbor, MI—Borders Group, which entered the online bookselling fray after its major competitors, is turning to one of those rivals to help it make up for lost time. The bookstore chain is teaming with e-commerce giant Amazon.com …

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April 1, 2001




Trade Groups Argue About How to Fix the USPS

The United States Postal Service is “a train wreck about to happen,” in the words of Harry Quadracci, president/ CEO of printer Quad/Graphics. But the Direct Marketing Association and the Association for Postal Commerce (PostCom) are bickering about the …

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April 1, 2001




People News

Schaumburg, IL-based database company Experian has named Deborah Lowman-Zuccarini executive vice president/chief marketing officer for Experian Marketing Solutions. She had been chief operating officer for Nykamp Consulting Group.
Chicago-based Chicago Association of Direct Marketing (CADM) has appointed George A. …

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