PRODUCTION

| Shannon Oberndorf

What a long, strange trip it’s been for Rio Grande’s production process. Up until five years ago, the business-to-business gems and jewelry tools cataloger

PROSPECTING

| Peter Girard

In their continuing search for new names, some catalogers have turned to self-reported databases. Typically generated by mass-mailed consumer surveys

Saks starts chasing men

| Moira Pascale

Upscale cataloger/retailer Saks Fifth Avenue is beefing up its menswear business with a catalog launched this summer.The 52-page Saks Fifth Avenue Folio

Restoration Hardware, Fall 1998

| MCM staff

At first, the inaugural issue of retailer Restoration Hardware’s catalog confuses several of the judges, since despite the title, only a few of the catalog’s

S&S Primelife, 1999

| Laura Beaudry

Right on the money!” exclaims a judge about the cover of the S&S Primelife catalog of recreational products for the senior healthcare market. “If you