H&M Discontinues Its Catalog After 39 Years

| Daniela Forte

H&M has discontinued its catalog after 39 years in an effort to be relevant, convenient and inspiring, the company said. Here is look at H&M’s catalog history and whether or not the catalog is still a channel of choice for retailers.

How Catalogs Can Maximize Sales for Your Business

| Adam Smith

Having a catalog that displays all the products that your business offers, is a great marketing effort to increase sales. In fact, catalogs have the ability to bring in customers who are completely unaware of your brand. Apart from being cost-efficient marketing tools, product catalogs are also a great way of building brand awareness and expanding the customer base for your business. Here is how to use the catalog as a marketing tool for your retail business.

Bass Pro Shops Personalizes the Catalog Experience

| Daniela Forte

The days of large, general interest retail catalogs are gone, replaced by highly personalized pieces of varying lengths and levels of complexity, each targeted to meet the needs of a very specific audience. In this latest report, find out how Bass Pro Shops addressed the marketing challenge head on.

Amazon May Launch a Holiday Toy Catalog

| Daniela Forte

With the demise of Toys R Us, Amazon is looking to fill the gap by launching a toy catalog this holiday season, mailing it to millions of U.S. households and distributing it at Whole Foods Markets. See how else Amazon is embracing more traditional retail approaches.

The State of the Catalog is Alive and Well

| Daniela Forte

While branding remains the top function for catalog, innovative merchants are leveraging their catalogs to drive customers online and provide inspiration through imagery. In this report by Multichannel Merchant, find out why the catalog is still an important marketing tool for merchants.

Herschell Gordon Lewis: Best and Worst Catalog Copy of 2016

| Herschell Gordon Lewis

Legendary copywriter Herschell Gordon Lewis passed away on September 26 at the age of 90. Just a few weeks earlier, Herschell sent us what turns out to be his final annual “Best and Worst Catalog Copy” report, with the intent of it running in November. And here it is. See if you made Herschell’s final cut.