BlueSky Brands, parent company of gifts catalogs The Paragon and Bits and Pieces, has signed licensing agreements to manage the catalog and Internet businesses for Winterthur Museum & Country Estate and National Wildlife Federation
Plow & Hearth is known for its country-lifestyle products. But with its new home decor spin-off, Madison Place, the company is targeting what president Michael Luce describes as more of an
Third-quarter sales for Trevose, PA-based imprintable sportswear distributor Broder Bros. slipped 2.5%,
In the four years since it was sold by Federated Department Stores, Fingerhut has quietly but steadily rebuilt its business, to the point that it has mailed its first spin-off specialty title under its current ownership.
You know you should time your list rental and mailing frequencies to the average buying cycle of your dominant customer segment.
Are your Web buyers or your catalog requesters dragging down your response rates? Many catalogers face a problem of the flood of Web buyers, in that the number of buyers is going up but response to house buyer file mailings is going down.
Chicago-based R.R. Donnelley & Sons, the largest printer in North America, agreed on Oct. 31 to buy Menasha, WI-based printer Banta Corp. for $1.3 billion in cash.
Like most everyone else, catalog companies are always looking for ways to cut costs. And now, with the pending postal rate increase, there’s a greater
Lake Champlain Chocolates was scheduled in October to move its packaging, warehousing, and shipping divisions into a building down the street from its
In the vast ninth-floor conference room at the White Plains, NY, headquarters of Lillian Vernon Corp., president/CEO Michael Muoio is on the edge of his