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August 22, 2013




Shutl Pushes Back Same-Day Delivery to September

Back in late May, Multichannel Merchant spoke with Tom Allason, CEO and founder of Shutl, who said he was confident the first same-day delivery in the United States was set to happen before July.   We haven’t heard of anything …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

January 1, 2000




ACQUISITIONS: Amazon gets Back to Basics

Online superstore Amazon.com has waded a bit deeper into the print catalog pool. On Nov. 30 it acquired Back to Basics, a Herndon, VA-based cataloger of classic toys, for an undisclosed sum. Just weeks earlier, on Nov. 9, the $610 million Amazon …

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In International

September 24, 2003




Scholastic Buys Back to Basics Toys from Amazon.com

Children’s book and magazine publisher Scholastic announced this week that it bought $15 million cataloger Back to Basics Toys from Amazon.com last month. New York-based Scholastic paid $4.75 million for the toys catalog. Scholastic’s Direct to Home division, which …

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In Lists & Data - Business-14-05-2013

August 19, 2003




New Fax Marketing Rules Pushed Back to 2005

(Direct Newsline) The Federal Communications Commission has delayed implementing new restrictions on outbound fax marketing until Jan. 1, 2005. The new rules would have gone into effect next week, on Aug. 25.
Within the same ruling, the FCC also rejected a request by …

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In News

April 15, 2003




Operations and Management: The Back End Comes to the Forefront

In 1983, Reagan was in the White House, Dallas was on the TV, Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” was on the turntable, and mail order was still mail order. By most estimates, more than 85% of catalog orders came through the mail. And …

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In Ship, Shipping/Delivery

March 8, 2001




Postal Governors Send Rate Case Back to PRC, Now What?

Washington–Having rejected the Postal Rate Commission’s (PRC) first decision on the rate case that led to the Jan. 7 postal rate hike, the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors (BOG), rejected the PRC’s rewrite of the case on March 5, requesting …

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In Lists & Data - Buisness, Lists & Data - Business-14-05-2013

December 1, 1998




Successories gets back to basics

To slash debt and reduce overhead, Aurora, IL-based motivational products manufacturer/marketer Successories put its The Golf Co. from Golf Digest catalog up for sale just six months after launching it. The company also put its European expansion plans on …

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June 10, 2014




How to Avoid Cart Abandonment and Win Back Shoppers

It’s no surprise the online shopping ecosystem has exploded in recent years. Quarterly earnings reports from some of the most popular brands indicate steady online sales growth versus brick-and-mortar sales.

A new report from Forrester Research forecasts online sales …

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In Ecommerce, Must Reads

August 1, 2007




Going back to the future

Do you remember the 10 commandments of marketing database content management from previous columns? In case you don’t, here’s a quick recap:
The data must be maintained at the atomic level The data must not be archived or deleted The data …

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In Affiliate, Channel Integration

May 14, 2007




When In Doubt, Go Back to Basics

You mail a catalog to a name on your house file, and it gets returned as undeliverable, or you don’t hear from the customer again. And it’s not the first time this has happened with this name, which has proven …

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In Channel Integration, Cross Channel

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