But with the rise of e-tailing and the growing competition of mass merchandisers, retailers experienced with mail-order catalogs
say these marketing tools are more important than ever.
A MAIL-ORDER catalog
can deliver great benefits to your existing company: higher sales, a greater understanding of your customers, a flexible test bed for new product testing and a happier sales force and distributors, just to name a few.
Included in the first-quarter results are the figures for Gardeners Eden (a mail-order catalog
that specializes in garden decorations and accessories), which was sold to Brookstone Inc.
The retailers that are not required to collect the taxes - a group that includes out-of-staters who sell online and through mail-order catalogs
- are not the ones violating state tax laws.
He examines merchants' and commercial agents' records, the proceedings of farmers' clubs, newspaper accounts and advertisements, Grange records, mail-order catalogs
, editorials, and some first-person recollections.
It's old news that many ag suppliers are establishing Internet venues or adding them to existing services such as retail outlets, mail-order catalogs
As for the lisp-ridden Deceivers itself, it can be found through a few mail-order catalogs
and on the rare video shelf.
"I meet with the client to get an idea of what they're looking for and determine a budget." Next, she takes the client "window shopping." "Most of the time, they don't have the time to go to an actual store, so I make sure to stay current on what's hot in the market and in mail-order catalogs
." Lastly, she hits the stores.
First, Japanese mail-order catalogs
take extremely accurate photographs of their merchandise, notes Miyashita.