Doing the Time Warp

| Bennett Voyles

Book buyers may be partying like it’s 1999, but is Buy.com’s free shipping policy a good idea? You can’t download dog food. If we learned nothing else

The Last 10,000 Miles

| Bennett Voyles

In the first few years of the Internet boom, cyber pundits promised a world where consumers would be able to buy anything, anywhere, anytime. Inexperienced

opinion & response

| MCM staff

Newbie Gives His Props We just started receiving Catalog Age, and I have to tell you that it’s the most comprehensive magazine serving the retail, Internet,

opinion & response

| MCM staff

Sounding Off on Show Business After last year’s Annual Catalog Conference (ACC), one marked with poor exhibit hall traffic, we polled our clients about

Opinion and Response

| MCM staff

A Rosy Tribute to Cesar Chavez Marking the first time that Jackson & Perkins has named one of its roses after a Latino figure, the plants cataloger has

opinion & response

| MCM staff

Rightfully Riled About Wrong Number As I discussed with Paul Miller, who wrote your article Bass Pro Focuses on Its Channels (March 1 issue), the sales

opinion & response

| MCM staff

A Tribute to Mr. Stanley The catalog industry lost a merchandising visionary with the death of Stanley Marcus. The former head of upscale cataloger/retailer

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