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The weak U.S. economy has seen catalogers tightening their belts, and now it appears they have changed their mailing habits. Numbers reported by Catalog
To the sophomore marketer, order forms may be obsolete. But to the experienced catalog merchant, order blanks remain a fundamental component of the sales
Your list broker is important to you. So is your tailor. But both of them take a back seat to the most essential partner of all: Your printer. Finding
Billing itself as America’s Largest Pet Pharmacy, the 1-800-PetMeds catalog is devoted to helping pet owners keep their Fidos and Fluffys healthy. But
Letter-size catalogs, aka “slim-jims” have helped many a mailer get through tough times by reducing postage and paper costs. But a proposed rule adjustment to slim-jim
Does the U.S. Postal Service hate catalogs? From the major rate hike it imposed on them in 2007 to the proposed restrictions on or letter-size catalogs,
When should you consider redesigning your catalog? The snap answer is when sales drop off dramatically. The smarter answer, of course, is before sales
As recently as a generation ago, catalogs could survive by basing their appeal on a combination of traditional image, buyer loyalty, and breadth of selection.
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BlueSky Brands is history. The North Kingstown, RI-based parent company of the Paragon Gifts, Bits and Pieces, Bits and Pieces U.K., National Wildlife Direct, and Winterthur catalogs, which also owns McLean, VA-based third-party fulfillment provider AB&C Group, shut down on March 14.