January 1, 1999




The big stories of the ’90s

It’s here-the end of the 1990s! And although we have a full 12 months to go before the hotly anticipated year 2000 party, Catalog Age, never one to back away from controversy, is celebrating the dawn of 1999 with a timeline of the …

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November 1, 1998




The more things change…

Ruth Anderson is vice president of Penns Creek, PA-based Walnut Acres Organic Farms, a catalog of whole foods and health-related products. Annual sales, $5 million-$10 million; annual circulation, less than 10 million.
The biggest change in our production process is that we’re …

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October 1, 1998




Still naughty… but nicer

Terry Patterson, the first female CEO in lingerie cataloger/retailer Frederick’s of Hollywood’s 50-year history, is bouncing the bimbos, exiling the XXX-rated lingerie, and trashing the trailer park image. After being at the helm of the $148 million firm only nine …

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