Sound Bytes: Gayl Doster

| Barbara Arnn

O&F: What’s happening to multichannel retailers? First came the dot-coms, then their seeming collapse; then catalogers opening retail stores; now we see

SQUARE PEGS

| Michael J. Wells

This is not an IQ test it’s the kind of situation that arises in DC design and layout all the time. Choosing the correct slotting strategy for a new facility

PC Connection buys MoreDirect

| MCM staff

Computer reseller PC Connection has acquired $219 million MoreDirect, a Boca Raton, FL-based e-procurement supplier of IT products to businesses and the

Alloy posts 4Q profit

| MCM staff

Teen apparel marketer Alloy (Nasdaq:ALOY) reported a profit for the fourth quarter while also narrowing its net loss for the year. Net income for the

Orvis: Old Dog with New Tricks

| MCM staff

Having been around since 1856, Orvis could qualify as an antique. But to prove that it’s anything but dusty and dated, the cataloger/retailer has spruced

opinion & response

| MCM staff

Somewhat Morphed at Us I’m sure you can imagine my surprise when I saw the article America’s Shopping Mall Morphs into Catalog Group in the January issue,

Military Intelligence

| MCM staff

In the past seven years, the U.S. Army has cut average domestic delivery times from 15-20 days to six, slashed order and ship times for repair parts by

Opinion and Response

| MCM staff

A Gaffe of Biblical Proportions I would like to respond to your Backword item (Sell Me, Don’t Save Me, January issue) regarding our use of the Biblical