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
Postmaster General Jack Potter said on Sept. 20 that he expects the new postal rates to take effect on May 6, 2007. But some observers say that, given
Maybe it’s due to the growing popularity of music downloads. Or maybe it’s because category killers such as Amazon.com and BN.com continue to gobble up
There’s no question that childhood obesity is a growing problem in the U.S.: According to a 2003 study for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every
Although Guitar Center has had a Website since 1995, visitors could not buy product from the site. But in late June the Westlake Village, CA-based retailer
Four former Lands’ End executives have joined forces to create Fair Indigo, a multichannel apparel company with a socially conscious message. Calling
The Home Depot has dropped two high-end catalogs that it had launched just one year ago. But the big-box retailer has no plans to exit the direct-to-consumer home market.
Going into the holiday 2006 season, it’s not the most optimistic of times. Consumers are weary of the Iraq war, leery of another rise in energy costs,
Forrester Research says that holiday shoppers are pessimistic this year. But BDO Seidman says that chief marketing officers at leading retailers are quite optimistic
London–”Multipositional marketing” and “e-bops” may not be buzzwords yet. But if several of the speakers here at the European Catalogue and Mail Order Days have their way, they soon will be.